The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Nelson Grand Reception

Minimum 50 | 2 hours | $95 per person

Additional Hours

$25 per person, per hour

 

Premium Bar

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Mineral Water

Club Soda, Tonic Water, Cranberry Juice, Orange Juice

Imported & Domestic Bottled Beer

Red & White Reserve Wines

Sapphire Gin, Bacardi Rum, Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Dewar’s Scotch, Skyy Vodka, Vermouth

 

Hors d’oeuvres

~select four~

Cheese / Vegetable

Fig & Goat Cheese Crostini meatless entre

Vegetable Tartare Cornet meatless entre vegan dish dairy-free

Boursin Mushroom Puff Hot meatless entre

Brie Sage & Pear Tart Hot meatless entre

Tomato Artichoke Feta Crostini meatless entre

Polenta Tot with Mushroom Fricassee Hot gluten free meatless entre vegan dish dairy-free

Poultry / Pork

Bacon Butternut Squash Ricotta Crostini

Buffalo Bleu Chicken Tart Hot

Short Rib Crispy with Jalapeno Marmalade Hot

Caper Dijon Beef Tartare Cornet

Beef Tenderloin Crostini with Horseradish Aioli

Seafood

Crab & Mango Salad Crostini dairy-free

Tuna Tartare Cornet dairy-free

Crab Rangoon Phyllo Hot

Sushi Rice Cake with Sesame Tuna gluten free dairy-free

Smoked Salmon with Dill Cream Cheese & Fried Capers on Crostini

Mini Cucumber Cup with Shrimp Remoulade Salad gluten free

 

Chef Action stations

Prepared to Order & Served by Our Chefs

~select one~

Kansas City Carvery

Slow Roasted & Carved To Order with Fresh Baked Rolls

~select one~

House Smoked Turkey Breast with Cranberry-Apple Relish

Glazed Local Pit Ham

Dry Rubbed Prime Rib with Horseradish Sauce

 

Street Taco Station

Served with Warm Flour Tortillas, Queso Fresco, Pico De Gallo, Roasted Tomatillo Salsa, Chipotle Slaw, Sour Cream and Fresh Limes

includes

Adobo Steak gluten free dairy-free

Chipotle Chicken gluten free dairy-free

Chili Roasted Vegetables vegan dish dairy-free

 

Gourmet Sliders

Includes

Pretzel & Brioche Rolls, with Pommes Frites & Ketchup

Kobe Beef with Cheddar Cheese, Tomato & House Made Dill Pickles

Lump Crab with Roasted Red Pepper Remoulade

Black Bean Veggie Slider with Avocado Crema meatless entre

Turkish Lamb with Olive Tapenade

 

The BBQ Station

Includes

Fresh Baked Rolls

Three Cheese Mac & Cheese

Warm Potato Salad gluten free meatless entre

Green Beans gluten free dairy-free meatless entre

Carved House Smoked Brisket gluten free dairy-free

House Smoked Pulled Pork gluten free dairy-free

 

Food Displays

~select one~

Market Crudité

Grilled Roasted, Raw & Marinated Seasonal Vegetables with Balsamic Vinaigrette & Avocado-Ranch Crema

Artichoke Hearts, Asparagus, Broccoli, Carrots, Celery, Green Beans, Red & Yellow Peppers, Squash, Olives, Portobello Mushrooms, Grape Tomatoes & Zucchini
(Vegetable Selections may vary based on Seasonal Availability)


Fromage & Fruit gluten free meatless entre

Assortment of Imported & Domestic Cheeses Accompanied by Seasonal Fresh Berries

Dried Fruit & Nuts, Served with Lavosh & Assorted Gourmet Crackers & GF Rice Crackers

Sample Cheeses Include: Cheddar with Guinness, Sage Derby, Manchego, Drunken Goat, Boursin, Brie & Caramel, Stilton, Cambozola & Seasonal Selections

Old World Antipasto gluten free

Old World Style Assortment of Meats, Cheeses, Marinated Vegetables, Lavosh and Crackers

Prosciutto, Hard Salami, Mortadella, Assorted Imported Cheese, Marinated Mozzarella

Long Stem Artichokes, Mixed Olives, Balsamic Cipollini Onions & Mushrooms

Basil & Sundried Tomato Pestos, Roasted Peppers & Pickled Vegetables

Mason Jars

~select two~

Mac & Cheese/ Burnt Ends

Shrimp E’touffee/ Rice

Mashed Potato/ Short Rib

Polenta/ Mushroom Ragout gluten free meatless entre vegan dish

Green Chile Pork/Pinto Beans gluten free

 

ACCOMPANIMENTS

~select one appetizer and two dessert bites~

$12 per person

Appetizers

$8 per person per selection

Three Cheese Fried Risotto gluten free meatless entre

Mini Bean Tostadas with Pickled Vegetables and Queso Fresco gluten free meatless entre vegan dish

Tomato Basil Soup Shooter with Grilled Cheese Bite meatless entre

Premium Party Popcorn

Chorizo Stuffed Cremini Mushrooms dairy-free gluten free

Mini Smoked Pork Tostadas with Pickled Vegetables and Queso Fresco gluten free

Bite-Size BLTs dairy-free

Petite Beef Tacos

Petite Chicken Tacos

Lemon Garlic & Herb Tiger Shrimp gluten free

Two-Bite All-American Burgers

House Made Fennel & Goat Cheese Meatballs with Spicy Tomato Sauce gluten free

Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

 

Patisserie

$9 per person

Salted Caramel Truffles gluten free

Smores Pops vegan dishdairy-free

Lemon Tarragon Créme Brûlée with Orange Marmalade

Almond Vanilla Raspberry Cake with Coulis gluten free

Mocha Quinoa Crunch Cornet

Cereal Milk Panna Cotta Pops

Lavender Berry Shooter with Vanilla Bean Meringue vegan dish dairy-free

 

Legend


Hot This item is best served warm. Passing is not recommended
gluten free Made with gluten-free ingredients. The Nelson-Atkins is not a gluten-free environment.
meatless entre Meatless vegan dish Vegan dairy-free Dairy Free
This item contains nuts

 
 
 
 

Menu prices listed are per person plus applicable service fees. Menu prices are subject to change without notice. The museum is a not-for-profit entity and does not charge sales tax. A service charge is added to the food and beverage components of an event. Minimum of 50 people required. Events for less than the minimum require 50% of the difference.
THE NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART  |  For event rental questions or to reserve space call 816-751-1234 or email events@nelson-atkins.org