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CUSTOM PACKAGES THE SANTA FE TRAIL $220 – Serves 8 Guests

Starters Tortilla chips with salsa with queso dipping sauce Fiesta 7 layer dip with seasoned pita chips Steak & cilantro empanadas with chipotle ranch dipping sauce

Spanish Rice Refried Beans Steak & Chicken Fajitas Grilled chicken breast and skirt steak accompanied by sautĂŠed onions and peppers, shredded cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, warm flour tortillas, & traditional taco shells

Cinnamon Churro Sticks with Vanilla Icing

A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


CUSTOM PACKAGES BUON APPETITO $220 – Serves 8 Guests Starters Breaded beef ravioli bites with marinara sauce Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce

Caesar Salad Diced roma tomatoes, shredded parmesan, and seasoned croutons are

tossed with fresh romaine lettuce & creamy Caesar dressing

Italian Bread Basket Grilled ciabatta slices tossed with Italian seasonings, garlic bread sticks with cheddar & mozzarella cheese baked to perfection, & Italian bread slices with garlic butter spread, served with warm marinara sauce

Marinara Pasta Bake Rigatoni noodles tossed with delicious marinara sauce, mozzarella, ricotta, parmesan cheese, & creamed pesto, along with our seasoned meatballs

New York Cheesecakes Individual New York style cheesecakes with chocolate sauce, strawberry topping, & whipped topping

A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


CUSTOM PACKAGES THE OREGON TRAIL $292 – Serves 8 Guests Starters Creamy cole slaw salad Northwestern clam chowder with oyster crackers, assorted dinner rolls & butter

Herb Roasted Yukon Potatoes Yukon potatoes seasoned with fresh herbs and roasted to perfection

Seasonal Vegetables Roasted zucchini, yellow squash, red peppers, carrots & red onion seasoned & slow roasted

Sweet & Savory Pork loin Roasted pork loin seasoned sweet with a seasonal fruit chutney

Salmon-entrĂŠe on Plank Roasted filet of salmon served hot & topped with a toasted almond parsley salad

Apple Cobbler Delicious sweet apple cobbler with whipped topping

A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


CUSTOM PACKAGES ZARDA’S BARBEQUE BASH $340 – Serves 8 Guests Starters Sweet potato french fries Macaroni & cheese bites with BBQ & ranch dip

Cheesy Cheddar Corn Corn slow cooked with shredded cheddar cheese

Creamy Coleslaw Shredded lettuce, carrots & our creamy coleslaw dressing

Baked Beans Slow-cooked in molasses-spiked baked beans

Pork Ribs Baby back pork ribs smothered with Zarda’s original BBQ sauce

Pulled Pork Seasoned pulled pork in Zarda’s BBQ sauce

Assorted cookies & fudge brownies

A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


CUSTOM PACKAGES Maverick’s All Time Classic $220 – Serves 8 Guests Starters Vegetable crudité with ranch dip Kettle chips with french onion dip

Homestyle Red Potato Salad Red skin potato salad loaded with bacon, cheese, green onions, in a

creamy dressing

Creamy Coleslaw Shredded lettuce, carrots & our creamy coleslaw dressing

The All American Hot Dog Bar Traditional all-beef hot dogs served with ketchup, mustard, relish &

sauerkraut

Sausage Sampler Italian sausages, German bratwurst, & Polish sausages grilled to perfection with toppings of sautéed peppers & onions, with sauerkraut

Show Me Angus Burger Bar Angus burgers grilled to perfection! Served with sliced cheddar & swiss cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles, ketchup, mustard & mayo along with Roma’s gourmet kaiser buns

Assorted cookies & fudge brownies A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


A LA CARTE ITEMS SNACKS Serves 8 Guests

Bottomless Bucket of Fresh Popcorn $19 With assorted seasonings

Sweet Kettle Corn $23 Gardetto’s Snack Mix $23

Ovations Snack Mix $32 Our own combination of chex mix, M&Ms, white chocolate chips, peanuts & sundried cranberries.

Gourmet Kettle Potato Chips $23 With french onion dip

Soft Pretzel Bites $21 Soft and warm mini pretzel bites served with our cheese sauce & stone ground mustard

Salsa Trio $24 Tortilla chips served with traditional salsa, salsa verde, & guacamole

Gourmet Mixed Nuts $28

A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


A LA CARTE ITEMS COLD APPETIZERS ENTREES Serves 8 Guests

Vegetable CruditĂŠ $28 Assortment of seasonal vegetables served with ranch dip

Seasonal Fruit Display $28 Sweet fruits of the season with yogurt dip

Global Cheese Display $36 A worldwide assortment of different cheeses including dill havarti, smoked gouda, pepper jack, blue cheese, aged cheddar & swiss along with assorted crackers

Shrimp Cocktail $78 Seasoned jumbo shrimp served with cocktail sauce, lemon & lime wedges

Mini Metro Deli Sandwich Tray $48 Mini finger sandwiches made from the best all natural Metro deli meats that have no preservatives or additives! Includes applewood smoked ham cured with cane sugar & pure oven roasted turkey breast

Hummus Duo $24 Tradition and roasted red pepper hummus spread served with fresh fried pita chips and cucumber slices

Seven Layer Fiesta Dip $32 Served with freshly fried pita chips

Bruschetta $36 Fresh mozzarella, diced tomatoes & fresh basil along with toasted baguette slices

A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


A LA CARTE ITEMS HOT APPETIZERS ENTREES Serves 8 Guests

Chicken Wing Party $56 Jumbo chicken wings tossed in teriyaki, BBQ & buffalo sauces & served with celery, Blue cheese dressing

Meatball Trio $40 Toasted meatballs tossed in BBQ, marinara & buffalo sauce

Chicken Strips $40 Strips of chicken breast deep fried to perfection, served with sweet honey BBQ & honey mustard sauce for dipping

Chips & Dips $40 Our in house made spinach & artichoke dip & buffalo chicken dip served with freshly fried pita chips and kettle chips

Arena Nachos $60 All nacho platters served with a generous portion of tortilla chips topped with fajita chicken & beef, jalapenos, queso, shredded lettuce, salsa, black olives, sour cream & guacamole dip

Fresh Baked Jumbo Soft Pretzels $29 Fresh baked pretzels, served with stone ground mustard & cheese dip

Jumbo Bavarian Pretzel Basket $40 Freshly baked bavarian pretzels, served with stone ground mustard & cheese dip

Chicken Quesadillas $48 Quesadillas grilled perfectly with fajita chicken, peppers & onions, & a shredded cheddar pepperjack cheese mix. Accompanied by sour cream, salsa & guacamole

Southwestern Chicken Egg Rolls $28 Served with traditional salsa

Gourmet Mac N’ Cheese Bites $44 Smoked gouda & pepper jack macaroni & cheese bundles that are breaded & fried perfectly served with ranch & BBQ dipping sauces

Beer Battered Chicken Tenderloins $54 Beer battered chicken tenderloins served with stone ground mustard

Mini Taco Bites $48 Beef taco bites served with sour cream & salsa A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


A LA CARTE ITEMS QUEEN CITY PIZZA PIES 16� Cut into 8 slices

Create Your Own Pizza Pie $26 Start with a cheese pizza and pick your favorite toppings for an additional price

Each Additional Topping $2 Pineapple, onions, green peppers, sautĂŠed mushrooms, black olives, extra mozzarella, jalapenos, ground beef, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, Italian sausage

Italian Bread Basket $22 Grilled ciabatta slices tossed with Italian seasonings, garlic bread sticks with cheddar & mozzarella cheese baked to perfection, & Italian bread slices with garlic butter spread served with warm marinara sauce

Grilled Flatbread Pizzas $50 Barbeque Beef: Burnt ends, caramelized onions, gouda cheese, & BBQ sauce Barbeque Chicken: Chicken , caramelized onions, gouda cheese, & buffalo sauce

Buffalo Chicken: Chicken, scallions, pepper jack, bleu cheese crumbles & buffalo sauce

A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


A LA CARTE ITEMS SALADS Serves 8 guests

Red Skin Potato Salad $27 Red skin potato salad loaded with bacon, cheese, green onions in a creamy dressing

Pasta Salad $24 Tender bow tie pasta, tossed with fresh crisp carrots, spinach, sun dried tomatoes, romano & parmesan cheeses with a very light vinaigrette

House Garden Salad $24 Bacon, avocado, cubes of chicken breast, blue cheese crumbles, tomato, hard boiled egg & chives arranged on a bed of romaine lettuce served with ranch & blue cheese

Classic Caesar Salad $27 Crisp romaine, parmesan, diced tomatoes & homemade croutons served with caesar dressing

Southwest Chicken Salad $32 Salad greens, tri-colored tortilla chips, roasted corn, black beans, shredded cheese & marinated grilled chicken breast with chipotle ranch dressing

Sweet Spring Mix Salad $40 Spinach and spring mix greens with pomegranate seeds, candied pecans & feta cheese served with raspberry vinaigrette A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


A LA CARTE ITEMS HOT OF THE GRILL FAVORITES Serves 8 guests

Sausage Sampler $72 (12) Fritz’s Italian sausages, Johnsonville bratwurst & Fritz’s spicy Polish sausages grilled to perfection! Served with sautéed peppers, onions & sauerkraut

The All American City Hot Dog Bar $60 (8) Traditional all-beef hot dogs served with shredded cheddar cheese, diced onions, ketchup, mustard & relish

Gourmet Hot Dog Bar $72 (12) Our version of all-beef hot dogs taken to the next level! The Chicago style dog is served on a poppy seed bun & topped with tomato wedges, pickle spear, banana peppers. The KC BBQ Dog, served on a traditional bun & topped with pulled pork, coleslaw & BBQ sauce. The New Jersey dog, served on a ciabatta hoagie bun is topped with baby red potatoes, sautéed green peppers & onions.

Show Me Angus Burger Bar $60 (8) Angus burgers grilled to perfection! Served with sliced cheddar and swiss cheese, fresh baked buns, lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles served with ketchup, mustard & mayo

Gourmet Angus Burger Bar $100 (12) Angus burgers grilled just for you! Served with generous portions of sautéed mushrooms, applewood smoked bacon, caramelized peppers & onions. Add red onion, pickles, tomatoes, lettuce, cheddar, swiss & pepper jack cheeses slices and your burger will be perfect

Breakaway Turkey Burger $60 (8) Breakaway from the normal and try our turkey burger! Ten lightly seasoned & charbroiled turkey burgers, served with gourmet buns, swiss cheese & traditional garnishments

Grilled Chicken Sandwich Bar $60 (8) Grilled chicken breasts served with lettuce, tomato slices, red onion slices, ketchup, mustard & mayo

Zarda’s BBQ Sandwich Bar $80 Choose between Zarda’s BBQ pulled pork , their BBQ brisket or Burnt ends for the perfect BBQ buffet, served with assorted BBQ sauces

A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


A LA CARTE ITEMS SOUPS & SANDWICHES Serves 8 guests

Our Signature Santa Fe Chili $48 Cooked all day just for you! Beef and bean chili with shredded cheese, green onions & sour cream with assorted crackers

Cheesy Broccoli Soup $40 Creamy cheese soup with fresh steamed broccoli served with assorted crackers

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup $40 House made chicken and noodles served with assorted crackers

Vegetable Beef Stew $40 Beef stew loaded with potatoes, carrots, celery & onions served with assorted crackers

Loaded Potato Pepper Jack Soup $40 Creamy pepper jack potato soup served with shredded cheese, chives, bacon bits & assorted crackers

Metro Deli Buffet Platter $100 Try our new meats from Metro Deli that use all natural meats with no preservatives & additives all naturally cured flavors! Makes for the perfect deli buffet. This includes apple wood-smoked ham, oven-roasted turkey breast & angus roast beef seasoned with black pepper. With this buffet you receive would be cheddar & swiss cheese, l ettuce, tomato, red onions & condiments

Metro Deli Wrap Platter $108 Metro Deli meat wraps include the trio of turkey bacon in a tomato basil tortilla wrap, chicken caesar in a spinach tortilla wrap & the club wrap in a traditional flour tortilla wrap which makes for a perfect light snack before or during the big event

Soup & Deli Sandwich Duo $128 An assortment of mini Metro Deli sandwiches featuring ham, turkey & roast beef served with assorted cheeses, mayo, mustard, tomato & lettuce with your choice of soup

A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


A LA CARTE ITEMS CHEF INSPIRED CREATIONS Serves 8 guests

Oven Roasted Beef Tenderloin $252 Roasted beef tenderloin with portabella mushroom demi glaze sauce served with roasted red potatoes, seasonal vegetables & assorted dinner rolls

Oven Roasted Salmon Fillet $220 Roasted fillet of salmon with a creamy dill béchamel sauce served with wild rice, roasted green beans & assorted dinner rolls

Oven Roasted Pork loin $156 Roasted pork loin with an herbed pork volute sauce served with garlic mashed potatoes, green bean casserole & assorted dinner rolls

Macaroni & Cheese Trio $160 Generous portions of three amazing spins on traditional macaroni & cheese which include our traditional mac topped with toasted bread crumbs, blue cheese mac tossed in blue cheese & topped with bacon, & our chicken parmesan mac with grilled chicken served with assorted dinner rolls

Italian Pasta Buffet $160 Penne pasta with two different sauces, creamy alfredo & marinara, as well as grilled chicken breast & seasoned ground beef served with seasonal vegetables & an Italian bread basket

ADDITIONAL SIDES Serves 8 guests

Fried Breaded Jumbo Onion Rings $20 Zarda’s Baked Beans $22 Zarda’s Cheesy Corn $22 Creamy Cole Slaw $19 French Fries $19 Sweet Potato Fries $20 A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


DECADENT DESSERTS Serves 8 guests

Gourmet Cookie Platter $22 (12) Assorted cookies – baked fresh daily

Double Fudge Brownie Platter $24 (12) Fudge Chunk Brownies

Cookie & Brownie Platter $24 (8) Assortment of gourmet cookies & (4) double chuck fudge brownies

Gourmet Rice Krispy Bars $22 (12) Rice krispy bars dipped in dark & white chocolate

Assorted Decadent Dessert Bars $25 (12) Assortment of candied pecan, lemon, oreo cookie & strawberry shortcake bars

Dipped in Chocolate $40 Strawberries, pretzels & peanut clusters all devoured in dark & white chocolate

New York Cheesecakes $48 (10) Individual sized New York cheesecakes served with chocolate sauce, strawberry & whipped topping

A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


BEVERAGES Beverages By the 6 Pack Domestic Beer $24 Budweiser, Bud Light, Bud Select Michelob Ultra, Miller Lite, Coors Light

Premium Beer $26 Corona, Corona Light, Land Shark Heineken, Boulevard Wheat, Boulevard Pale Ale

Premium Beer $28 Guinness, Stella Artois, Blue Moon

Leinenkugel Red, Labatt Blue

Speciality & Malt Beverages $26 Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Mike’s Hard Cranberry Smirnoff Ice

Soft Drinks $13 Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Mountain Dew, Aquafina Water Mug Root Beer, Lemonade, Dr Pepper, Diet Dr Pepper

Juices and Mixers $14 Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Pineapple Juice, Sweet N Sour Bloody Mary Mix, Fresh Brewed Iced Tea, Club Soda($12), Tonic Water ($12)

Hot Beverages $18 Coffee, Decaf Coffee, Hot Chocolate A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


BEVERAGES Beverages by the Liter Vodka Smirnoff $50, Kettle One $79, Grey Goose $83

Gin Tanqueray $70, Bombay Sapphire $75

Whiskey Jim Beam $47, Jack Daniels $60, Canadian Club $70 Makers Mark $80, Crown Royal $75

Scotch J&B $70. Johnny Walker Red $95

Rum Cruzan $50, Bacardi Superior $52, Bacardi Oakheart $65

Tequila Jose Cuervo Gold $55, Jose Cuervo Traditional $85

Cognac (750ml) Courvoisier VS $90

Wines Canyon Road $20, Mirassou $28 Available in: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Moscato Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot A 19% service charge & 8.60% state sales tax will be added to all food and beverage orders


GENERAL INFORMATION Advanced Food Ordering Suite ordering should be placed by 2pm, 3 business days prior to the event. Orders placed after that time must be selected from the Event Day Menu only. We ask that you notify us as soon as possible of any cancellations. Orders cancelled at least 3 business days prior to the event will not be charged. Orders canceled within 48 hours will be charged 50% of the estimated costs.

Menus Please contact our catering department at tyler.thomas@ovationsfs.com with any special requests. Please be aware that no outside food or

beverages are allowed into the facility and that no food or beverage can leave the premises.

Be the MVP – Drink Responsibly Ovations is the exclusive provider for all food and beverages at the Independence Events Center. The suite holder or his/her representative is responsible for controlling and monitoring alcoholic beverage consumption in

their suite. In accordance with the Missouri State Law, anyone less than 21 years of age is not allowed to consume alcoholic beverages. It is also prohibited to bring in any outside alcoholic beverages or remove them from your suite or the suite level. Any outside beverages will be immediately confiscated.

Security The Independence Events Center or Ovations cannot be responsible for lost or

misplaced property left unattended in the suites.

Hours of Operation Generally the suite doors will open 1-1 ½ hours prior to the event and will remain open ½ hour after the conclusion of the event.


GENERAL INFORMATION Payment Procedure A 19% service charge and an 8.60% sales tax will be added to all orders. Ovations will accept cash and all major credit cards for payment. Suite holders must produce one method of payment at the beginning of all events. When using cash, payment must be received upon the arrival of your order. If you wish to pay cash at the conclusion of the event, we will require a major credit card to be held open until cash payment is received.

Suite Staffing Suite attendants are provided to assist you on event day. Personal suite attendants and bartenders are available upon request. Please notify Ovations of your request 4 business days prior to the event. A fee of $100 will be applied for each attendant or bartender requested.

Special Event Catering Then Independence Events facility is a full service premier banquet facility. Our facility is available year round for events, meetings, weddings, awards

banquets, graduations and any special occasions you have.

For more information and a complete catering menu please contact Ovations Food Services at tyler.thomas@ovationsfs.com.


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