Elegant Dining at the Kato Entertainment Center!
Whether you have 12 people or twelve hundred, we can help you plan a memorable experience. We look forward to visiting with you to plan your party so that it will meet all of your entertainment needs!
Planning Your Banquet
The first things to consider when planning your banquet are room size and dining options. We have two rooms available for banquets: a large ballroom, which can accommodate 150-1200 people, and a banquet hall, for groups of up to 180. If you make use of our catering service and purchase a certain minimum amount in concessions, your room rent is waived! (Restrictions apply.) More information on room rents is available here. If you haven’t visited our facilities in person, please take a virtual tour today!
To help plan your meal, our full catering service offers a number of delicious menus from which to choose. Or, you may create a unique menu to suit your tastes. Call 651-454-2637 for details.
Elegant Evening Dinner
All dinner menus are served with fresh dinner rolls and coffee. Linen tablecloths, china, and glassware are included at no extra charge.
Menu Options for Buffet Dinners
|Meats||Beef, ham, pork loin, turkey, seasoned chicken breas, cod lion.|
|Potato||Mashed with gravy, parsley and buttered baby reds, scalloped, au gratin, baked potatoes with sour cream, wild rice bread stuffing, wild rice medley, rice pilafbake potato bar.|
|Vegetable||Corn, beans, carrots, broccoli, German medley,California mix, fresh vegetable tray|
|Salad||Lettuce with choice of dressing, cole slaw, ambrosia salad, whipped cream fruit salad, jello with fruit, strawberry spinach salad, fresh fruit bowl or tray (in season)|
We offer three standard buffet choices and five specialty meals, which vary in the variety they allow you to offer your guests. Using the above menu options, choose one of the eight plans outlined below:
We ask that you give us a count one week prior to the event. We will prepare the number of dinners you request plus 5%, to ensure that there will be plenty for everyone. You will be charged for the number of dinners ordered or the number of dinners served, whichever is greater.
We suggest a Service Charge of 15% to 20% . This includes gratuity, most set-up charges and use of the building to decorate during regular business hours & skirting of buffet tables.
Food and room rent are subject to 6.875% MN state sales tax and 0.1% local sales tax.
Beverage and Liquor Service
Contact us for pricing if you wish to purchase liquor or other beverages. The bar will be open for your guests to purchase liquor and beverages.
Special drink orders must be placed at least five working days prior to the event. Special punch recipes can be prepared for an additional charge.
We suggest a Service Charge of 15% to 20%. All liquor prices are subject to 10.375% sales tax. Sorry, we do not accept credit cards at this time. There is a $150 per hour charge if you wish the bar to remain closed at any time during the evening. All prices subject to review 60 days prior to the event.
To offer you the most variety, you are free to choose from our entire menu or design your own meal plan. If you prefer not to have a formal dinner, you may opt for one of the following packages:
Make your own sandwich bar prices available on request
- Turkey & Ham sandwiches on fresh baked rolls with appropriate condiments
- Choice of potato, chicken, turkey, pasta, or tuna salad
- Choice of cole slaw, antipasto, jello, whipped cream fruit salad
(Substitute fresh fruit in season for an additional $.50 per person)
- Potato chips
Salad Bar prices available on request
- Fresh crudite & dip (an assortment of fresh vegetables with dipping sauces)
- Mixed salad greens with a variety of fixings
- Fresh fruit tray
- Garlic bread
- Old-fashioned potato salad
- Pasta salad
- Cole slaw
- Tomato & onion salad
- Classic Cucumber salad
- Beet & onion salad
- Turkey or chicken salad
Hot Hors d’oeuvres prices available on request
- Chicken wings or dummies
- Stuffed mushroom caps
- Chicken or beef skewers
- Meatballs – Swedish or BBQ
- Cocktail wieners
Cold Hors d’oeuvres prices available on request
- Deviled eggs
- Vegetable kabobs
- Cheese board: assortment of cheeses garnished & served with crackers
- Roasted tomato salsa served with tortilla chips
- Fruit display
- Cheese ball with crackers
- Shrimp with cocktail sauce
- Chips & dip
- Meat & cheese tray with crackers
Call Larry or Janet today to plan your event!
Prices listed are exclusive of any room rent or set-up charges.We suggest a Service Charge of 15% to 20%.
All food orders are subject to 6.875% state sales tax, and 0.1% local sales tax.