Sample Wedding Reception

The culinary team at The Root will customize a menu that suits the season, your tastes and any dietary guidelines.  These are a few examples of menus from previous events we’ve done.  Please note that many dishes are not available year-round, due to seasonality of local ingredients.

Please fill out the form to the right and our catering manager will contact you with more detailed information on menus and pricing.


Cheese. Nuts. Olives. Michigan Shrimp Cocktail.

Course One

Green Tomato Gazpacho. Smoked Lake Trout. Mustard Gelato.

Course Two

House Made Charcuterie Plate. Amish Chicken Rillette. Pickled Onions. Country Pork Terrine. Apricot Jam. Venison & Cherry Hunter Sausage. Coffee Mustard.


Grilled Vegetable Plate. Romesco. Mustard. Aioli. Crostini.

Course Three

Watermelon Salad. Watercress. French Feta. Watermelon Radish. Pickled Rind. Unfiltered Sake Vinaigrette.


Orange Lillet Intermezzo. Orange Segment. Lillet Blanc Float.

Course Four

Smoked All Natural Michigan Prime Rib. Lemon & Garlic Roasted Asparagus. Poblano & 3 Potato Hash. Table Sauces: Fresh Horseradish. Port Demi.


Vegan Tomato  & Smoked Onion Tart. Toasted Farro. Arugula Salad.


Custom Wedding Cake.

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