Menus and Catering

Customized To Suit Your Taste

We build on NAIT’s award-winning culinary and hospitality expertise to create menus that wow.

Whether you’re looking for innovative reception ideas, or a three-course table service experience, our NAIT culinary team will expertly craft a unique menu for you and your guests.

Explore our menus below, or get in touch for a custom creation.

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Beverages

We are pleased to offer a wide selection of beverages to complement your food selections, as well as cash and host bar services.

Beverages

  • Premium Blend Coffee (Full strength or Decaffeinated)
  • Specialty Teas
  • Pure Premium Fruit Juice (Orange, Apple or Cranberry)
  • Assorted Punch
  • Bottled Juices (Assorted)
  • Bottled Pop and Water
  • Vitamin Water / Sparkling Water
  • Signature Mocktail 
  • Flavoured Water (Mint/Berry/Citrus)
  • Milk (Skim, 2% or Chocolate)

Bar Service

We are pleased to feature all Canadian products and VQA wines in our standard bar service. 

  • Domestic beers
  • Premium beers
  • Premium highballs
  • House Wine
  • Coolers (on request)
  • Juice or Soft Drinks

Liquor

Liquor in a standard bar to include:

  • Wiser’s Rye Whiskey
  • Iceberg Vodka
  • Iceberg Gin
  • Lamb’s White Rum
  • Lamb’s Dark Rum

Beer

Standard and Premium beers in a standard bar include:

  • Molson Canadian
  • Coors Lite
  • Kokanee
  • Sleeman Honey Brown
  • Stella Artois 
  • Mill St. Organic

Wines

Our featured wines are from outstanding Canadian and Okanagan wineries. Wine selection will vary based on availability and seasonality. Our team will strive to accommodate individual requests with adequate notice and accessibility.

Bar Labour Charges

A $150 bar set-up fee is charged per event and includes a single bartender for a three-hour period. Additional bar service is available at a rate of $60 for three hours.

Corkage fees are $8 per customer.

All applicable taxes/levies are included within menu pricing.

Breakfast

Seasonal and Healthy

  • Fresh Fruit Tray
  • Fruit Kabobs with Yogurt Dip
  • Fruit Parfaits with House Made Granola
  • Individual Stirred Yogurt
  • Soft Baked Granola Bar
  • Individual Quick Oats

Freshly Baked

  • Premium Loaves
  • Mini Muffin Collection
  • Scones with House Made Preserves
  • Cream Cheese Cinnamon Buns
  • Assorted Breakfast Pastries
  • Mini Chocolate Croissants
  • Petit French Pastries
  • Danish/Chocolate Croissant/Strudel

Breakfast Collection

All breakfasts are accompanied by seasonal fresh fruit, pure premium juice as well as coffee and tea service.

Kick Start - Berry bliss granola bars, mini yogurt parfaits and assorted cheese.

Continental Breakfast - Assortment of mini breakfast pastries, scones and loaves with house made preserves and yogurt.

English Eggers - Bacon, egg & cheddar or egg, cheddar and tomato English muffins served with oven roasted potato & pepper hash.

Traditional Breakfast - Scrambled eggs topped with cheddar cheese and green onions, served with maple bacon or Canadian ham, oven roasted potato and pepper hash and sourdough toast.

Classic Oatmeal - Delicious oatmeal served with seasonal fruit compote, brown sugar, dried fruit, toasted pecans & cream.

Cinnamon French Toast - French bread dipped in cinnamon custard, served with warm banana Maple syrup and savory breakfast sausage.

Crepes - Thin pancakes stuffed with delicious fillings. Served with oven roasted potato and pepper hash.

Lunch & Deli

Global Experience

  • Pastrami and Swiss on a Pretzel roll
  • Italian stacker with Capicolla ham, Genoa salami, Provolone and roasted vegetable spread on a potato roll
  • Chicken and Brie with pesto aioli and arugula on a Croissant
  • Falafel with Tzatziki, Feta, tomato and cucumber wrapped in fresh pita bread

Wraps

  • Classic Deli Selection
  • Grilled Chicken Caesar
  • Roasted Vegetable with Hummus
  • Bodega Wrap – Chicken, bruschetta, Parmesan and pesto aioli

Dagwood Selection – served on fresh herb ciabatta

  • Classic Deli – A selection of shaved meats and fresh veggies
  • Mediterranean – Italian cold cuts, roasted red pepper spread and Provolone
  • Chicken, Bacon and Cheddar – roasted garlic aioli and spring greens
  • Cuban - Shaved ham, pickles, Monterey Jack and grainy mustard

Tea Sandwiches – Petite sandwiches filled with three of the following choices:

  • Pesto Chicken Salad
  • Tuna Salad with grapes and spring onion
  • Cucumber and Cream Cheese
  • Ham, Brie and Apple
  • Smoked Salmon and Artichoke
  • Curried Egg Salad
  • Boursin Cheese and Roasted Red Pepper

Working Lunch – Assorted sandwiches on a variety of specialty breads, kaisers and wraps.

Gourmet Sandwich Plate – Create your own sandwiches with an assortment of deli meats, cheeses, individual salads, crisp veggies and fresh breads.

Classic Sandwiches – Egg and Tuna Salad

Soups

  • Classic chicken noodle
  • Vegetarian
  • Tomato bisque
  • Wicked Thai
  • Forest Mushroom
  • Butternut Squash

Chili  – Served with freshly baked buns and grated cheddar cheese.

Salads

  • Caesar Salad 
  • Honey Coleslaw
  • Spring Greens with Veggies and Seasonal Berries
  • Pasta salad with sundried tomato
  • Marinated vegetable
  • Zesty Greek
  • Thai quinoa
  • Mediterranean couscous
  • Oriental noodle

Other

  • Charcuterie Platter – a mix of cooked and air-dried meats, speciality pickles, spreads, assorted cheese, grilled vegetables, fresh bread and crackers.
  • Gourmet Cheese Platter – imported and Canadian cheeses served with grapes and crackers.
  • Assorted sushi and California rolls
  • Jumbo Prawn Cocktail –served with lemon and horseradish cocktail sauce.
  • Fresh Vegetables and Dip

Receptions

Reception Items

  • Smoked Salmon, citrus and dill cheesecake 
  • Mini Yorkshire with shaved roast beef & horseradish cream 
  • Apricot, Brie &  rosemary flatbread
  • Pizzettas – Roasted garlic & chicken, Prosciutto & arugula, Margherita 
  • Greek Salad Skewers - Feta, sweet peppers, tomato, olive, lemon vinaigrette 
  • Mini Corn Bread with BBQ chicken and lime crema
  • Sirloin, Boursin, arugula and balsamic reduction on crostini 
  • Caramelized onion & goat cheese, wrapped in Filo pastry
  • Mini Croque-monsieur – toasted ham & Swiss with tomato jam 
  • Cider glazed Chorizo with green olive, goat cheese & baguette 
  • Spring Pea Bruschetta toast with Parmesan and Capicolla crisp 
  • Mushroom ragout, tartlette with basil and fresh mozzarella 

Carved Meats

  • Rosemary rubbed roast beef on a fresh bun
  • Pesto turkey breast with cranberry chutney on a herb roll    

Hot Items

  • Cocktail Meatballs – sweet and sour/honey garlic
  • Curried turkey skewers with cucumber raita
  • Chicken lollipops with honey & lemon glaze 
  • Thai sirloin with satay peanut sauce
  • Panko-crusted chicken with orange ginger sauce
  • Vegetable spring rolls with spicy plum sauce
  • Coconut shrimp with Thai red curry aioli 
  • Crispy vegetable gyoza with sesame dipping sauce
  • Samosas with mango chutney
  • Potato skins with bacon, cheddar cheese, green onions and chipotle cream   

A la carte 

  • Pigs in a Blanket – Mini bratwurst and puff pastry
  • Chicken wings – Buffalo, honey garlic, sea salt and black pepper 
  • Boneless Dry Ribs 
  • Soft pretzels with grainy mustard  
  • Falafel with Tzatziki, cucumber and mini pita

Dips

  • Corn and black bean salsa with nacho chips
  • Roasted red pepper and spinach dip with pita chips
  • Lemony roasted red pepper hummus with grilled naan bread 
  • Mediterranean mezze– Creamy artichoke, Parmesan and chili, traditional bruschetta & olive tapenade with grilled focaccia

Platters

  • Charcuterie Platter  – A mix of cooked and smoked meats, specialty pickles, spreads, assorted cheese, grilled vegetables, fresh bread and crackers.    
  • Gourmet Cheese Platter – Imported Canadian cheese served with grapes and crackers.
  • Sushi Platter – Assorted sushi and California rolls. 
  • Jumbo Prawn Cocktail Platter – Served with lemon and horseradish cocktail sauce.  
  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries  
  • Fresh Vegetables and Dip
  • Seasonal Fresh Fruit Tray
  • Fresh Fruit Kabobs with Yogurt Dip

 

Buffets

  • Butter Chicken – Aromatic Basmati rice, Asian slaw (option: replace with Caesar), vegetable samosas, mango chutney and grilled Naan bread.
  • Green Peppercorn Steak – Sterling Silver 6 oz. sirloin served with a green peppercorn demi-glace, baby potatoes, sautéed broccolini & roasted cherry tomatoes.
  • Chicken Souvlaki – Lemon roast potatoes, Mediterranean vegetables, Greek salad (option: replace with Caesar), spanakopita, tzatziki sauce and grilled pita bread.
  • Roasted Salmon – Wild salmon on a bed of creamed spinach served with tomato relish, lemon wild rice pilaf and buttered green beans.
  • Pasta Fresca – Fresh linguini tossed with spring peas, asparagus, arugula, prosciutto, pesto, chili and Parmesan, topped with a char broiled citrus marinated chicken breast.
  • Ale Braised Beef Short Ribs – Tender braised beef short ribs, rich pan jus, cheddar scallion mashed potato & sautéed broccolini.
  • Roasted Lemon and Herb Chicken  – Baked until golden and served with lemon cream sauce, wild rice pilaf and seasonal vegetables.
  • Classic Lasagna – Choose a traditional Bolognese or classic vegetarian, served with classic Caesar salad and garlic toast.
  • Beef Burgundy – Tender pieces of sirloin braised in a rich red wine sauce with pearl onions and button mushrooms served with buttered egg noodles.
  • Perogies – Cheddar perogies sautéed with onions and bacon, served grilled garlic sausage, cabbage rolls, and sour cream.
  • Roast Beef – Au jus roasted garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables & creamy horseradish
  • Traditional Turkey Dinner – Stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, cranberry relish and sautéed corn.
  • Chicken Parmesan – Breaded chicken breast topped with a zesty marinara sauce, provolone and Parmesan cheeses, served with seasonal vegetables and herb roasted potatoes.

Lunch or Dinner Bar

  • Sizzling Fajitas – Tender chicken, beef, or tofu marinated in a chili lime sauce, served with Spanish rice pilaf, sautéed peppers and onions, warm flour tortillas, salsa, sour cream, grated cheddar and guacamole. 
  • Burrito Bowl  – Zesty taco beef, chicken or black beans; served with Spanish rice pilaf, Pico de Gallo, sour cream, roasted corn, green onion, shredded lettuce, grated cheddar and guacamole.
  • Savoury Baked Potatoes – Jumbo baked potatoes served with a delicious selection of toppings including chili (or vegetarian chili), bacon bits, steamed broccoli, salsa, sour cream, grated cheddar, green onions and whipped butter.
  • Italian Feast – Traditional Bolognese sauce and creamy Alfredo served with penne and linguini noodles, Caesar salad, garlic toast and fresh Parmesan.   
  • Build your own Sliders – BBQ chicken or our signature pulled pork, mini Brioche buns and tangy coleslaw.

BBQ

  • Backyard BBQ –Your choice of a 5 oz Alberta beef burger, smoked sausage, or veggie burger. Served with honey coleslaw, lettuce, tomatoes, sliced cheddar and potato chips.
  • 6 oz. Alberta Bison Burger – Sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions, Monterey Jack, peppered bacon, steak house fries, honey coleslaw, lettuce, tomatoes, and garlic aioli.
  • Grilled Sirloin – Sautéed garlic mushrooms and signature BBQ sauce. Served with steakhouse fries, sautéed corn, Caesar salad, honey coleslaw, garlic toast and garlic aioli.
  • Charbroiled BBQ Chicken – Glazed with our signature BBQ sauce. Served with steakhouse fries, sautéed corn, Caesar salad, honey coleslaw, garlic toast and garlic aioli.
  • St. Louis Baby Back Ribs – Basted with our signature tangy BBQ sauce. Served with steakhouse fries, sautéed corn, Caesar salad, honey coleslaw, garlic toast and garlic aioli.
  • Chicken & Ribs – The best of both worlds. Served with steakhouse fries, sautéed corn, Caesar salad, honey coleslaw, garlic toast and garlic aioli.
  • Maple Glazed Grilled Salmon – Served with steakhouse fries, sautéed corn, Caesar salad, honey coleslaw, garlic toast and garlic aioli and grilled lemon.

Sides

  • Citrus Prawn Skewer
  • Sautéed Garlic Mushrooms
  • Garlic Bread
  • Maple Baked Beans
  • Steak House Fries – Garlic Aioli
  • Veggie Kabob

Extras

Panago Pizza

  • New York Deli 
  • Tropical Hawaiian 
  • Chicken Club
  • Pepperoni
  • Garden Veg
  • Cheese
  • Panago Dips (Jalapeño Ranch, Italian Garlic, Cheezy Cheddar, Italian Tomato)

Treats and Snacks

  • Corn and Black Bean Salsa 
  • Buttered Popcorn
  • Chocolate Brownies
  • Lemonicious Bars 
  • Biscotti
  • Soft Granola Bar
  • Danish/Chocolate Croissant/Strudel 
  • Miss Vicky's Chips 
  • Cheesecake Pops
  • Häagen-Dazs® Bars
  • Gourmet Ice Cream Treats 
  • Signature Sticky Bun – pecans & caramel
  •  Assorted Tim Hortons Donuts
  •  Assorted Tim Hortons Timbits® 

Traditional Cakes

Beautifully garnished with whipped cream, fresh berries and a written wish for event.

  • Tuxedo Mousse
  • Lemon, Orange, or Strawberry Cream Shortcake
  • Red Velvet

Seasonal Menu

Let us take the worry out of festive functions with our inspired seasonal menu. From good morning goodies, to Santa’s favourite treats, our delicious offerings are sure to please your party guests. Give the gift of holiday cheer with our special menu  this year!

Seasonal Menu (PDF)

Café on 3rd

We offer a unique hospitality lounge for meetings and smaller events.

Located on the third floor of the Productivity and Innovation Centre, the Cafe on 3rd is a great spot to grab a delicious meal or a quick snack.

Ask us about pairing the Café on 3rd with your next corporate function. Your group will enjoy chef-inspired meals, freshly baked goods, sweets and snacks, and a variety of hot and cold beverages at their leisure throughout the day.