Groups between 25 and 35, schedule a Beer Dinner for entertaining...
An “evening out”, beer dinners are designed to illustrate the wonderful marriage of fine cuisine and beer. Brews are served in wine glass flights. Dinner will be a non-smoking event, until cigars are delivered after the last course. Ask to discuss our selection of beer dinners previously enjoyed by guests of these special monthly events. HERE ARE A FEW HINTS: Beer dinners are a theme driven, five course meal. Reviews of past dinners have been highly favorable, and make for a great method of entertaining, whether it be a friendly gathering or business function.
For Groups larger than 35, selections may be made from the following list of trays of popular Blue Cat Items...
Fondue - Choose your selection of dipper and its accompanying sauce.
Dippers - 1. Cubes of crusted French bread...55.00
2. Fresh selections of vegetables (ask for seasonal availability)...80.00
or 3. Fresh selections of fruits (ask for seasonal availability)...90.00
Sauces - 1. Big Bad Dog Olde English Ale and mild cheddar,
2. Spicy pepper jack cheese and Off the Rail Pale Ale,
or 3. Stout and chocolate
Baked Spinach and Jalapeno Dip - creamy spinach and spice, topped with Parmesan cheese, served with blue corn tortilla chips...105.00
Baked Brie ...90.00
with Cranberry jalapeno ambrosia
with Caramelized sweet onions
with Sweet basil and sided with French baguettes
with Garlic parmesan crostini
Cajun Breaded Buffalo Shrimp ...25.00 per pound
Rack of Beef Tenderloin - roasted beef tenderloin chilled and stuffed with garlic cream and green onions in a pool of red wine
Stuffed Red Hot Chile Peppers - served with our famous cranberry-orange marmalade...60.00
Potato Skins - stuffed with red onions, bacon & cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese...45.00
Italian Meatballs - mini meatballs slow cooked in our sweet and spicy marinara sauce...55.00
Fresh Vegetable Trays - a collection of celery, carrots, tomatoes and pepperoncini...45.00
Artichoke and Garlic Dip - sided with blue corn tortilla chips...110.00
Mediterranean Mélange - Kalamata and black olives, fresh mozzarella, hummus (garbanzo, dill, lemon dip) and Pita wedges...145.00
Prosciutto-wrapped Melon - Italian ham and fresh honey dew, subject to seasonal availability...90.00
Hot Wings - baked crisp and sautéed in either barbecue, teriyaki, nipper (a mild combination of spicy buffalo and teriyaki), traditional
spicy buffalo, or the mighty hot nuclear sauce (combinations available)...65.00
Chicken Vesuvio - garlic and oregano seasoned breasts of chicken baked over oven roasted red potatoes...145.00
Bangers & Mashed - sliced varieties of sausages (Cajun, Andouille, smoked, and Italian) smothered in grilled onions and topped with
Grilled Chicken Alfredo over Rotini Pasta - rich Parmesan cream sauce tossed with grilled breasts of chicken over garden rotini
Barbecued Beef Brisket - slow roasted beef, slathered in sweet and spicy barbecue sauce or mushroom red wine demi-glace...215.00
Grilled Halibut - fresh steaks topped with jalapeno herb butter...215.00
Tacos - hard shell corn or warm flour tortillas with crushed black beans and jalapeno slices, sided with diced tomatoes, shredded
cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, shredded lettuce, and our salsa sour cream sauce...90.00
with shredded beef...135.00
with shredded chicken...155.00
with chopped baked catfish...155.00
Garden Salad - tossed mesculin greens and romaine, sided with homemade garlic croutons, carrots and red onion, served with your
choice of homemade garlic dill, blue cheese, ranch, caper vinaigrette or fat free honey mustard dressings...40.00
Spinach Salad - fresh spinach tossed with sliced mushrooms and red pepper, red onion and homemade garlic croutons, served with
your choice of homemade garlic dill, bleu cheese, ranch, caper vinaigrette or fat free honey mustard...50.00
Fresh Baked French Rolls- crisp rolls baked and served warm, sided with whipped butter...25.00
Fresh Baked Corn Muffins - sided with whipped butter...30.00
Brandied Baby Carrots - baby vegetables slightly caramelized with brown sugar, butter and brandy, just a hint of dill...40.00
Green Bean Almondine - French beans and slivered almonds...40.00
Roasted Red Potatoes - baby red potatoes tossed with olive oil and rosemary...40.00
Sour Cream and Garlic Mashed Potatoes...40.00
Caramel Apple Crisp...60.00
Bread Pudding with Rum Raisin Sauce...60.00
Chocolate Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce...60.00
Cakes can be designed upon request (2.00 PER PLATE CHARGE FOR CAKES BROUGHT IN)
A FEW GUIDELINES TO BOOK YOUR PARTY
AND MAKE EVERYBODY AS HAPPY AS CAN BE.
1. MINORS AT ALL GATHERINGS IN THE UPSTAIRS PUB MAY ONLY BE PRESENT WHILE FOOD IS BEING SERVED. WHEN FOOD SERVICE IS DONE, ALL MINORS MUST GO DOWNSTAIRS. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
2. THE UPSTAIRS PUB IS NOT A “RESERVABLE SPACE” - I.E. BOOKING A PARTY DOES NOT CARRY THE OPTION OF A “PRIVATE
3. ALL PARTIES WILL HAVE 7.0% ILLINOIS SALES TAX, 1% CITY FOOD & BEVERAGE TAX AND 17% GRATUITY ADDED TO THE BILL.
4. A BAR TAB MAY BE RUN FOR YOUR GATHERING, BUT MUST BE CLOSED BY 2:30 AM BEFORE THE CLOSE OF THE BUSINESS DAY.
17% GRATUITY WILL BE ADDED TO ALL BAR TABS FOR LARGE GATHERINGS (OVER 6 PEOPLE, JUST AS IN THE DINING ROOM).
5. AT THE TIME A PARTY IS ORDERED, A 50% DEPOSIT OF THE TOTAL BILL IS REQUIRED.
6. FOOD LEFT OVER FROM A PARTY MAY NOT BE TAKEN WITH YOU DUE TO LOCAL ROCK ISLAND HEALTH CODES.
7. ALL TRAYS ARE DESIGNED TO FIT THE NEEDS OF THE AVERAGE GROUP OF 25 INDIVIDUALS. TRAYS ARE DESIGNED FOR
GATHERINGS IN THE UPSTAIRS PUB. THE BLUE CAT OFFERS PLATE SERVICE FROM THE MENU IN THE DINING ROOM ONLY, NOT IN
THE UPSTAIRS PUB.
8. ALL PRICES AND AVAILABILITY ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
9. THE BLUE CAT WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING US FOR YOUR GATHERING.