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Thursday Dinners

Allow us to pamper you with a four- or five-course dinner. These gourmet meals are served most Thursday nights during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Reservations are made by registering for the meals below. There is one seating for each meal at 6:30 p.m., so please be seated before 6:45 p.m.

Because of the academic requirements of the students to complete assignments, dining conclusion is 8:30 p.m.

All meals are $28.00 per person unless otherwise noted.

Fall 2017

Thursday Night Dinner Menus

October 19

There will be no Thursday night dinner this week due to students' fall break.


October 26

There will be no Thursday night dinner this week as the McCutchen House prepares to celebrate Homecoming.


November 2

Appetizer:
  • Turnover Applewood bacon and onion sautéed in butter and truffle oil, then wrapped in a flaky dough and baked
Soup:
  • Tuscan white bean Italian sausage, cannellini beans, and kale are simmered in a rich chicken stock and finished with a sprinkle of asiago cheese
Salads:
  • Bibb Tender bibb lettuce tossed with spinach and garnished with roasted almonds, apples and cherries. Dressed with a red wine vinaigrette 
  • House A blend of lettuces garnished with tomato, English cucumber, carrots, and toasted walnuts; served with your choice of house-made dressing
Entrées:
  • Pork porterhouse A bone-in cut of pork which includes the pork chop on one side and a pork tenderloin on the other. Served with truffled mac and cheese and vegetable medley
  • Flounder Flounder stuffed with lump crab and finished with hollandaise, served with basil Israeli couscous and vegetable medley
  • Hunter’s stew Venison braised in a brown sauce with parsnips, celery, potatoes and onion
Desserts:
  • Truffle mousse cake White and dark chocolate mousse between three layers of marbled cake
  • Chocolate walnut pie Our house signature dessert of chopped walnuts, semisweet chocolate chips, and a sweet, syrupy filling

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November 9

Appetizer:
  • Chicken and waffle Miniature waffles topped with a hand breaded chicken tenderloin and finished with whipped maple butter
Soup:
  • Ham and lentil A hearty and smoky combination of green lentils, natural ham and vegetables
Salads:
  • Watercress Peppery watercress served with sliced roma tomatoes and drizzled with a house-made honey mustard vinaigrette
  • House A blend of lettuces garnished with tomato, English cucumber, carrots, and toasted walnuts; served with your choice of house-made dressing
Entrées:
  • Flat iron Marinated flat iron steak grilled to your preference and served atop a smoky creamed corn with Brussel sprouts
  • Mahi-mahi Seared mahi-mahi topped with a fresh pico de gallo accompanied with spicy red quinoa hash browns
  • Lamb chop New Zealand lamb roasted as whole racks and sliced. Finished with a cherry demiglace and accompanied with smoky creamed corn and Brussel sprouts
Desserts:
  • Toffee & Kahlua mousse pie Rich Kahlua and chocolate mousse spiked with bits of toffee with a chocolate crust
  • Chocolate walnut pie Our house signature dessert of chopped walnuts, semisweet chocolate chips, and a sweet, syrupy filling

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November 16

Appetizer:
  • Tomato pie A McCutchen House tradition—a basil, onion and tomato filling finished with a cheddar topping
Soup:
  • Cauliflower Fresh cauliflower simmered in chicken stock and finished with heavy cream, then topped with bacon and scallions
Salads:
  • Caprese Fresh mozzarella cheese and roma tomatoes topped with a chiffonade of basil and dressed with a balsamic reduction and cracked pepper
  • House A blend of lettuces garnished with tomato, English cucumber, carrots, and toasted walnuts; served with your choice of house-made dressing
Entrées:
  • T-bone The classic steakhouse steak grilled to your preference and topped with sautéed mushrooms. Accompanied by roasted fingerling potatoes and broccoli casserole
  • Tuna Seared tuna topped with pesto and presented on mashed cauliflower with baby carrots
  • Mixed grill A combination of roasted chicken airline breast, blackened salmon and cognac infused pheasant sausage. Served with fingerling potatoes and baby carrots
Desserts:
  • Raspberry mango cheesecake New York style cheesecake flavored by pureed mangos and raspberries
  • Chocolate walnut pie Our house signature dessert of chopped walnuts, semisweet chocolate chips, and a sweet, syrupy filling

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November 23

Thursday dinner will not be served this evening in observance of Thanksgiving holiday.


November 30

Appetizer:
  • Spanakopita Flaky phyllo sheets stuffed with spinach and feta cheese, then baked crisp. Served with tzatziki sauce
Soup:
  • Tomato A McCutchen House favorite of tomatoes, fresh basil and cream finished with a grilled cheese crouton
Salads:
  • Endive Endive and radicchio are blended with bacon and bleu cheese; finished finished with a Dijon dressing
  • House A blend of lettuces garnished with tomato, English cucumber, carrots, and toasted walnuts; served with your choice of house-made dressing
Entrées:
  • Beef short rib Beef short rib braised in a rich tomato sauce and served over Adluh cheddar grits
  • Corvina Delicate corvina baked with a smoky paprika rub and served with snow peas and wild rice
  • Grilled chicken Free range chicken airline breast grilled and basted with an apricot and bourbon glaze. Served over Adluh cheddar grits and snow peas
Desserts:
  • Chocolate torte This flourless, gluten-free chocolate torte is made from a blend of four chocolates and finished with ganache
  • Chocolate walnut pie Our house signature dessert of chopped walnuts, semisweet chocolate chips, and a sweet, syrupy filling

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December 7 Christmas party 

Appetizer:
  • Shrimp cocktail Poached jumbo shrimp served with our house-made cocktail sauce
Salad:
  • Caesar Tender romaine hearts chopped and tossed with shaved parmesan, garlic croutons and classic Caesar dressing
Buffet selections:
  • Carved prime rib
  • Baked salmon dijonesse
  • Roast pork loin
  • Wild rice
  • Parslied new potatoes
  • Sweet potato soufflé
  • Lemony green beans
  • Grilled vegetable medley
  • Broccoli casserole
Desserts:
  • Dessert buffet A selection of desserts for you to choose from, featuring our house-made chocolate walnut pie

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