Your Wedding: Your Day Your Way!

Getting ready for that big day gives you enough to think about. Let our professional wedding planners
at the Altoona Grand Hotel help plan your celebration. Contact us to make your special day a success!

Custom menus available upon request. Call for details.


Plated Dinners

Starters

Baby Field Greens
Tomatoes, English Cucumbers, Mandolin Carrots, Red Onions
With Asiago Ranch Dressing

Curly Endive & Arugula
Hidden Hills Feta, Blueberries, Toasted Almonds, Sun Dried Tomatoes
With Citrus Vinaigrette

Baby Iceberg
Bacon Crumbles, Bleu Cheese, Red Onions
With Thousand Island Dressing

Caprese Salad
Loaf Mozzarella, Heirloom Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Sea Salt
With Fig & Balsamic Reduction

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Lobster Bisque Cream Fraiche

Lump Crab Cake Chipotle Remoulade & Sweet Corn Chow Chow

Smoked Trout Salad with Horseradish Mignonette, Radishes, Bacon

Entrees

Roasted Chicken
with Wild Rice, Baby Green Beans, Roasted Chicken Jus

Filet Mignon
with Asparagus & Mushroom Ragout, Boursin Whipped Potatoes, Beef Jus

Pan Seared Halibut
with Sautéed Broccolini, Potato Au Gratin, Truffle & Leek Cream

Pistachio Encrusted Salmon Loin
with Roasted Root Vegetables, Tarragon Butter Sauce

Grilled Lamb Loin
with Sweet Potato Fingerlings, Savoy Cabbage, Bacon Jam, Molasses Jus

Penne Pasta Prima Vera
with Organic Vegetables, White Wine Cream Sauce

Surf & Turf Petite Beef Tender & Shrimp
with Shallot & Mushrooms Ragout, Pommes Duchess, Lyonnaise Sauce

Crispy Airline Chicken Breast
with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Fettuccine Pasta, Arugula Pesto Cream Sauce

Plated Diners

All Dinners are served with:

  • Freshly Baked Assorted Rolls & Whipped Butter
  • Freshly Brewed Regular & Decaf Coffee
  • Selection of Rykoff Sexton Teas
  • Ice Tea & Lemonade

Prices are subject to 20% Service Charges & 6% Tax.

Minimum of 20 guests, extra charge per person applied if not met.


Buffet Dinners

Buffet Dinners

Grand Dinner Buffet
Garlic & Herb Encrusted Ribeye
Beef Jus
Grilled Chicken Ratatouille
Broiled Flounder with Lemon Caper Butter
Boursin Smashed Potatoes
Seasonal Vegetable Medley
Garden Salad
Asiago Ranch & Citrus Vinaigrette
Cured Meat & Cheese Display With Assorted Mustards
Gemelli Pasta Salad
Cucumbers, Tomato & Onion Salad

Italian Buffet
Oreganatta Rubbed Strip Loin in Financiere Sauce
Braised Chicken Cacciatore
Fresh Clams & Mussels with Lemon Butter & Heirloom Tomatoes
Tuscan Potatoes
Seasonal Squash with Black Kale
Caesar Salad
Roasted Garlic Dressings
Antipasto Display
Caprese Display

Altoona Classic Dinner
Hickory Smoked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze
Baked Penne Pasta Marinara
Green Beans & Roasted Almonds
Bourbon Glazed Carrots
Baked Potato Bar with Bacon, Sour Cream, Butter, Shredded Cheese, Green Onions
Chopped Romaine, Cucumbers, Cherry Tomatoes, Carrot Curls, Buttermilk Ranch & Citrus Vinaigrette
Gemelli Pasta Salad
Classic Coleslaw

All Dinners are served with:

  • Freshly Baked Assorted Rolls & Whipped Butter
  • Freshly Brewed Regular & Decaf Coffee
  • Selection of Rykoff Sexton Teas
  • Ice Tea & Lemonade

Prices are subject to 20% Service Charge 6% tax.


Hors d’oeuvres Selections

Cold Selections

  • Grilled Chicken Pesto Bruschetta
  • Mozzarella Tomato & Arugula Pesto Skewers
  • Smoked Salmon Mousse Mini Bouche
  • Shrimp Cocktail Shooters
  • Beef Carpaccio on House Made Crackers
  • Caramelized Onion Cream Cheese on Baguette
  • Lobster Salad & Micro Radish Tartlets
  • Seared Tofu Skewers with Sesame Ginger Glaze
  • Roasted Grapes & Cream Cheese on Pumpernickel

Hot Selections

  • Smoked Cheddar & Leek Tarts
  • Crab & Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Bacon Wrapped Scallops
  • Vegetable Spring Rolls
  • Quiche Lorraine Tarts
  • Mini Franks in a Blanket
  • Raspberry & Brie in Phyllo
  • Mini Lump Crab Cakes
  • Miniature Beef Wellingtons
  • Asiago & Chicken Stuffed Phyllo
  • Chicken Pot Stickers
  • Chicken & Cashew Spring Rolls

Butlering

For a small extra fee, have our staff butler your hors d’oeuvres. This creates an elegant touch as our waitstaff circulates among your guests.


Action Stations

All Action Stations require an Attendant Fee.

Slider Station
Beef, Turkey, Veal
Lettuce, Tomato, Onions, Pickles
Assorted Cheeses & Condiments
Mini Brioche Rolls

Caesar Salad Station
Grilled Chicken & Shrimp
Chopped Romaine
Caesar Dressing, Focaccia Croutons,
Hidden Hills Old Gold

Mini Crab Cake Station
Old Bay Remoulade, Brandied Cocktail
Lemon Wedges, Tarragon Caper Butter

Stir Fry Station
Ginger, Garlic, Scallions
Pork, Chicken, Snow Peas, Carrots
Peppers, Mirin Fried Rice

Pasta Station
Penne & Linguine Pasta
Grilled Chicken & Shrimp
Roasted Garlic Alfredo, Cabernet Marinara Sauce
Artichoke, Spinach, Squash
Toasted Focaccia

Prices are subject to 20% Service Charge & 6% tax.


Carving Stations

Require an Attendant Fee.

Top Round of Beef (serves 40)
Selection of Mustards & Horseradish Sauces with Mini Brioche Rolls

Roasted Garlic & Herb Turkey Breast (serves 30)
Selection of Mustards & Cranberry Sauce with Mini Brioche Rolls

Maple-White Peach Glazed Ham (serves 40)
Selection of Mustards & Mayonnaise with Mini Brioche Rolls

Blackened Pork Loin (serves 40)
Selection of Mustards & Horseradish Sauces with Cornbread Stuffing

Roasted Garlic Prime Ribeye (serves 40)
Selection of Mustards & Horseradish Sauces, Cabernet Beef Jus

Oreganata Strip Loin of Beef (serves 20)
Madeira Sauce with sliced Focaccia

Roasted Leg of Lamb (serves 15)
Mint Jelly, Rosemary Lamb Jus & assorted Dinner Rolls

Prices are subject to 20% Service Charge & 6% tax.


Display Stations

Antipasto Display
Assorted Cured Meats, Local Cheese,
Artichoke Hearts, Pepperoncini, Pickles Onions, Roasted Peppers, Assorted Olives,
Assorted Mustards, Horseradish & Pesto

Hidden Hills Cheese Display
Old Gold, Bolton Feta & Buttercup
Assorted Nuts & Dried Fruits
Assorted Crackers, Crostini

Domestic Cheese Display
Cheddar, Smoked Gouda & Swiss
Assorted Nuts & Dried Fruits
Assorted Crackers, Crostini

Bread Display
Local & House Baked Breads
Sliced Focaccia Loaf, Sliced Baguette
Mediterranean Style Rolls
Mini Brioche Rolls
Homemade flavored Butters

Assortment of Raw Vegetables
Carrots, Broccoli, Celery, Radish,
Cucumbers, Cherry Tomatoes
Herb & Garlic Cream Cheese & Ranch Dip

Chilled Seafood
Cocktail Shrimp, Snow Crab Legs
Poached Lobster
Brandied Cocktail Sauce with Lemon Wedges
Drawn Butter

Assorted Tortilla Wraps
Grilled Chicken & Roasted Garlic Caesar
Turkey, Apple Wood Bacon & Smoked Cheddar
Roast Beef, Boursin & Provolone
Potato Chips

Seasonal Fruit & Berries
Seasonal Selection of Sliced Melons
Assortment of Seasonal Fresh Berries
Choice of Green Apple,
Blackberry or Raspberry Sweetened Cream Cheese Dip

Prices are subject to 20% Service Charge & 6 % tax.


Bar Setups, Specialty Drinks, & Punches

Open Bar

4½ Hours Limit includes:
(2 – ½ Kegs of Domestic Beers, Mixed Drinks, House Wines, and Sodas)

House Brands
Scotch, Whiskey, Bourbon, Rum, Tequila, Gin, Vodka, Spice Rum, Flavored Schnapps

Premiums @
Absolut, Bacardi, Canadian Club, J & B, Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, Captain Morgan, Seagram 7, Beefeaters, Flavored Schnapps, Joe Cuervo

Draft Beer
Coors Light, Bud Light, Miller Lite, Yuengling, Budweiser

Specialty Drinks
Vodka & Cranberry, Whiskey Sours, Screwdrivers, Amaretto Sours, Fuzzy Navels

Drinks

House Wines

Alcoholic Punches
Flavored Sangria Mango, Tangerine, Watermelon, Grapefruit, Summer Melon, Raspberry Limoncello

Under 21 years of age Sodas

Cash Bars Available

No alcoholic beverages served during dinner service. • Extra Charge for 50 people or less.
Prices are subject to 20% Service Charge • No tax on alcohol, 6% tax on sodas & juice.


Wedding Cakes

Lemon Chiffon Cake
Raspberry Buttercream Icing

Belgian Chocolate Cake
Tahitian Vanilla Buttercream Icing

Cinnamon Chiffon Cake
Maple Buttercream Icing

Tahitian Vanilla Cake
Tangerine Buttercream Icing

Tahitian Vanilla Cake
Raspberry Buttercream & White Chocolate Icing

Pink Champagne Chiffon
Bavarian Buttercream Icing

Carrot Cake
Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing

Dessert Enhancements

  • Assorted Mini Cheese Cakes
  • Fresh Fruit Skewers
  • Assorted Dessert Bars
  • Assorted Sweet Tartlets
  • Mini Crème Brulee

The Altoona Grand Culinary Team wants to make your special day as memorable and stress free as possible. We can make any cake to your specifications. Please do not hesitate to set up a cake consultation and tasting.

All prices are subject to 20% Service Charge & 6% tax.


Rehearsal Dinners

Served Family Style or Buffet.

Pennsylvania Buffet
Roasted Pork Loin
with Apple Fennel Jus
Seared Lancaster Chicken Breast
with Pan Gravy
Sweet Potato Gratin
Bourbon-Maple Glazed Carrots
Yuengling Cheddar Bisque
Tossed Seasonal Greens
& Assorted Dressings
Baby Spinach Salad with
Bacon & Mustard Vinaigrette
Strawberry Rhubarb Tart
Dutch Apple Pie

Grand Italian Buffet
Chicken Marsala
Veal Piccatta
Tilapia Cacciatore
Tuscan Potatoes
Sautéed Squash with Toasted Garlic
Emilia Romagna Soup
Panzanella Salad
Antipasto Display
Tossed Seasonal Greens with
Italian & Balsamic Dressing
Tiramisu

Mexican Feast
Grilled Chicken Fajita
Grilled Peppers, Onions
Sour Cream, Guacamole, Salsa
Braised Beef Enchiladas
Tilapia Vera Cruz
Spanish Rice, Stewed Back Beans
Flour Tortillas & Corn
Tenderloin Tip Chili
Iceberg salad with Red Onions, Tomatoes,
Cheddar Jack Cheese & Jalapeno Ranch
Corn & Roasted Pepper Salad with
Cilantro Vinaigrette
Cinnamon Sugar Churro & Flan Tarlets

Altoona Native Buffet
Philly Cheese Steak Hoagies with Cheese Sauce, Peppers & Onions
Meatball Hoagies with Mozzarella & Parmesan
Tomato Basil Bisque, Caesar Salad
Mixed Greens Salad with Ranch Dressing
Mozzarella Sticks & Marinara
Assorted Cookie & Brownies

Soup, Salad, Sandwich
Pastrami, Prosciutto & Provolone
Tomatoes, Baby Greens,
Pickled Onions on Focaccia
Arugula, Peppers, Fresh Mozzarella
on Flat Bread
Grilled Chicken Caesar Wraps
Tomato Basil Bisque
Tossed Seasonal Greens
Asiago Ranch, Balsamic &
Citrus Vinaigrette
Cucumbers, Tomatoes & Onion Salad
Red Bliss Potato Salad
Assorted Dessert Bars & Cookies

Rehearsal Dinner

All prices are subject to 20% Service Charge & 6% tax.
Minimum of 20 guests for buffets or additional charge. • No Room Rental for Rehearsal Dinners


General Information

Wedding-07

Packages Include

  • Wedding Consultant to assist with menu and setup planning.
  • Congratulations to the Bride & Groom on our outside marquee.
  • Bridal, Gift & Cake Tables skirted and icicle lights underneath.
  • Podium for guest book or easel available for sign.
  • Complimentary standard King Room for Bride & Groom night of reception. Suites available at reduced price.
  • Complimentary Champagne Toast for the Bridal Party.
  • Discount on hotel rooms for your guests.
  • White or Ivory linens & napkins.
  • China & Silverware.
  • Centerpieces
  • Cutting & serving of Wedding Cake.
  • Special Menu for children 12 years and under.

Room Rentals

Grand Ballroom Seating up to 350
Rental $250 with 200 or more people
Less the 200 people $500 rental.

Tropical Courtyard Seating up to 170
Rental $150 with 100 or more people
Less the 100 people $300 rental.

Allegheny or Kittanning Rooms Seating up to 50 people
Rental $150.00 with 20 more guests.


White Chair Covers Rental $2 p/chair
Various colors of Sashes $1 p/chair

Chair covers & sashes can be brought in. A service charge would apply for our staff to put them on chairs. Special arrangements can be made for you to do them yourself.