Let the Detroit Opera House’s Cadillac Café take care of all your catering needs! From conception to execution, our staff can create the right menu for any occasion.

In addition to the Detroit Opera House’s Cadillac Café catering services, we have additional caterers that we encourage to use for food service. Patrons can hire and pay their caterers directly. Should you decide to use an outside caterer for a Detroit Opera House event, there will be a 10% fee of the gross bill paid and due to the Detroit Opera House.

Please contact Angela Donaldson at 313-237-3284 or adonaldson@motopera.org with any catering questions.

Breakfast and Brunch

Rise ‘n’ Shine Menu
Break Service
$10/Person for two breaks
       Morning Break
       European roast coffees, tea, juice, assorted pastries and whole fruits
       Afternoon Break
       Assorted sodas, bottle water, cookies, fresh fruit and juice

Rise ‘n’ Shine Continental
$6.50/Person
       Variety of juices, fresh fruit display, breakfast breads, pastries, muffins, bagels, assorted cream
       cheeses, preserves, freshly brewed coffees and tea selection

Sunrise
$8/Person
       Scones and European roast coffee, yogurt parfait, broccoli cheddar frittata and orange juice (add
       sausage or bacon)

Country Breakfast
$10/Person
       Scrambled eggs, fresh baked biscuits with sausage gravy, apple wood smoked bacon, fresh fruit,
       brewed coffee and juice

Brunch It Is!
$18/Person
Choice of entrée—choose one:

  • Herb roasted airline chicken
  • Carved roast beef

Choice of gourmet scrambled eggs—choose one:

  • Asparagus & wild mushroom
  • Spinach & feta
  • Broccoli & cheddar

Served with:

  • Variety of juices
  • Fresh fruit display
  • Breakfast breads & pastries
  • Freshly brewed coffees & tea selection

Lunch

Soups & Salads

Healthy By Design Salads
$7/Person (add $3 for grilled chicken, broiled salmon or seared Ahi tuna)

DOH Garden Salad
       
Spring mix greens, carrots, cucumber, grape tomatoes, croutons and red onion. Served with ranch
       or Italian dressing.

Iceberg Wedge
       
Grape tomatoes, red onion, crumbled bleu cheese, crisp bacon and creamy bleu cheese dressing.

Royal Caesar Salad: the “King of Salads”
       
Crisp organic romaine lettuce, freshly shaved Parmesan cheese and seasoned croutons lightly
       tossed in classic creamy dressing.

Caprice Salad
       
Buffalo mozzarella, vine ripened Roma tomatoes, fresh basil with pesto and aged balsamic
       vinaigrettes.

Salade Niçoise
       
From the town of Nice this salad is composed of an organic bed of greens, boiled eggs, haricots
       verts, red skin potatoes and cherry tomatoes lightly tossed in red wine vinegar & extra virgin olive
       oil. Great with seared Ahi tuna!

Asian Salad
       
Spring mix greens, carrots, cucumber, grape tomatoes, chow mein noodles, almonds, mandarin
       oranges and red onion with oriental sesame dressing.

Soups
$5/Person (in crock: $3/cup)

Italian Wedding Soup
       
Italy’s answer to chicken noodle soup

Shrimp & Corn Chowder
       
With chilled corn relish

Tomato Basil
       
With shaved Parmesan and fresh basil

Lobster Bisque
       
With shrimp, lobster, crab and herb topping

New England Clam Chowder

Creamy Wild Mushroom

White Chicken Chili (seasonal)
       
With chilled chive cream, shredded cheese and cornbread

Vegetarian Chili (seasonal)
       
With chilled chive cream, shredded cheese and cornbread


Sandwiches

À La Carte
$7/Person (served with chips and pickle spear)

Smoked Salmon Baguette
       
A classic French indulgence. Smoked salmon, mixed greens, red onion, Boursin cheese and
       English cucumber on a freshly baked hearth style demi baguette.

Roasted Turkey & Provolone Club
       
Roasted turkey and provolone cheese on premium fresh baked wheatberry bread adorned with
       red onion, tomatoes, field greens, hickory smoked bacon and our special herbed aioli.

Maine Lobster Roll
       
Maine lobster salad in herbed aioli tucked in the classic New England-style roll with tomato.

Chef Edna’s Muffaletta “[muhf-fuh-LEHT-tuh]”
       
Our own Chef Edna’s signature Italian stuffed sandwich combines layers of Genoa salami, black
       forest ham, roasted turkey and provolone cheese topped with olive tapenade, leaf lettuce and
       beef steak tomatoes on crusty Italian bread.

Vegetarian Stack
       
A healthy and tasty choice! Eggplant, roasted red peppers, English cucumbers, zucchini, yellow
       squash and herbed goat cheese spread on bistro-style Ciabatta.

Michigan Chicken Salad
       
This sandwich hales from all Michigan made products: roasted chicken salad with Michigan dried
       cranberries tucked in a soft rustic Focaccia-style roll with all the trimmings.

Boxed Lunches

$8/Person
Onsite minimum order of 10 Boxed Lunches
Offsite/Delivery minimum order of 20 Boxed Lunches

Sandwiches

Roasted Turkey & Provolone Club
       
Roasted turkey and provolone cheese on premium fresh baked wheatberry bread adorned with
       red onion, tomatoes, field greens, hickory smoked bacon and our special herbed aioli.

Healthy By Design (Vegetarian)
       
Eggplant, roasted red peppers, leaf lettuce, tomatoes, red onion and Boursin cheese.

Michigan Chicken Salad
       
This sandwich hales from all Michigan made products: roasted chicken salad with Michigan dried
       cranberries tucked in a soft rustic Focaccia-style roll with all the trimmings.

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Roll
       
Salad sandwich wrap with seasonal julienned vegetables, shrimp and crab.

Chicken Caesar Wrap

Also included (based on availability):
       4 oz. of chunky red skin steakhouse potato salad, coleslaw or pasta salad
       4 oz. of fresh fruit salad or piece of fresh fruit
       1 oz. Classic Lay’s potato chips
       Dill pickle
       Cookies, dessert bar or miniature candy bar
       8 oz. bottled water (assorted soda, lemonade, iced tea/coffee extra)
       Old-fashioned soft peppermint puff

Favorites

Executive Luncheon
$10/Person

Deli Platter
       
Black forest ham, roasted turkey and roast beef with sliced provolone, Swiss and American
       cheeses, leaf lettuce, tomatoes, sliced red onion, kettle chips, pickle spears and an assortment
       of breads.

Also included (based on availability):
       4 oz. of chunky red skin steakhouse potato salad, coleslaw or pasta salad
       4 oz. of fresh fruit salad or piece of fresh fruit
       Cookies, dessert bar or miniature candy bar
       8 oz. bottled water (assorted soda, lemonade, iced tea/coffee extra)

Strolling Luncheons

$18/Person
       Strolling Buffet (additional staffing fees apply for Plated Luncheon)
$23/Person (Dinner)

French Inspired
       Lobster Bisque, Salade Niçoise, Ham & Asparagus Crepe (Wild Mushroom Crepe) and Crème
       Brûlée

Italian Inspired
       Italian Wedding Soup, Caprice Salad, Chicken Marsala/Piccata and Tiramisu

Inspired by You
$22/Person
       Strolling Buffet (additional staffing fees apply for Plated Luncheon)
$27/Person (Dinner)

Soup/Salad (choose one):
       Italian Wedding Soup
       Tomato Basil Soup
       DOH Garden Salad
       Royal Caesar Salad

Entrée (choose one):
       Herbed Broiled Chicken
       Seared Salmon
       Chicken Florentine Alfredo

Side Items (choose two):
       Wild Rice
       Herb Mashed Red Skin Potatoes
       Grilled Garlic Asparagus
       Seasonal Vegetable Bouquetière in Herbed Butter Sauce

Sweet Indulgence (choose one):
       Death By Chocolate Cake
       New York Style Cheesecake

Hors D'oeuvres

$8/Person (select four or $2/piece)

Fresh Vegetable Crudités & Dip

Tempura Fried Crudités & Dip

Gourmet Cheese Display

Cheesy Quesadillas
       A perfect blend of Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses grilled in a flour tortilla.

Veggie Spring Rolls
       A colorful mixture of Chinese vegetables tossed with soy sauce, sesame oil and a touch of fresh
       ginger encased in a spring roll wrapper.

Chicken Satay
       Skewered chicken tenderloin marinated in a delicious blend of fresh teriyaki and Thai spices.

Chicken Potstickers
       A blend of chicken, scallion, roasted garlic and ginger in a wonton wrapper.

Bruschetta
       Thick French bread is hand sliced & layered with fresh-diced red tomatoes and a mix of basil &
       Monterey Jack cheese for a fresh bold flavor.

Swedish Meatballs
       Your choice of turkey or beef in a delicious cream & mushroom-based sauce.

Teriyaki Beef Kabobs
       Grilled tenderloin and vegetables on skewer.

Asian Chicken & Broccoli Wontons

Oyster Spoons

$7/Person

The Big Dipper
       Roasted red pepper hummus, guacamole & salsa dips accompanied with homemade flour tortilla
        crisps.

Crostini Bar
       Toast points of crusty French bread with a variety of toppings: sautéed wild mushrooms w/bleu
       cheese, olive tapenade w/feta, diced tomatoes basil & Parmesan.

Spudtini Bar
       Roasted red skins, sweet potatoes and butter & garlic mashed potatoes self-served in martini
       glasses with a variety of toppings: cheeses, bacon, chili, mushrooms, sour cream, chives, roasted
       corn, diced turkey, etc.

$12/Person (select four or $3/piece)

Miniature Crab Cakes
       A rich blend of sweet crabmeat, peppers and spices hand formed and lightly dusted with panko
       breadcrumbs.

Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas
       Flavorful grilled chicken breast, Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses in a flour tortilla.

Sushi
       Nori rolls of Japanese sticky rice, smoked salmon, cucumber and chive

Deli Spirals
       An assortment of Tomato/Provolone and Genoa Salami/Monterey Jack wrapped in cream cheese
       and flatbread

Mini Quiche
       Velvety smooth custard, with a blend of cheese and spices in a tart shell in three delicious
       varieties: Lorraine, Spinach and Vegetable

French Caramelized Onion Tarts
Crispy Miniature Potato Cakes
       Crème Fraîche and Chives

Baguettes of Boursin & Smoked Salmon
Chef’s Signature Jerk Chicken Wings

Chicken Caesar Lettuce Wraps
Wild Mushroom & Goat Phyllo Cups
Spinach & Feta Phyllo Cups

Grilled Ahi Tuna with Herbed Aioli on Crispy Wonton
Michigan Cherry Chicken Salad on Crispy Wonton

Shrimp Cocktail Martinis
Coconut Shrimp with Mango Chutney

Seasonal Soup Shooters
       Lobster Bisque, Creamy Wild Mushroom, Butternut Squash

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Bacon-Wrapped Sea Scallop Skewers

$5/Person (select two or $2/piece)

Gourmet Cookie & Chocolate Covered Cherry Cordial Tray
Chocolate Covered Strawberries (seasonal)

Miniature Belgian Cream Puffs & Chocolate Éclairs

Rockslide Brownies with Toasted Pecans, Chocolate and Caramel
Assorted Gourmet Dessert Bars

Miniature Assorted Cheesecakes
Cheesecake Lollipops

Off-Site Catering & Preferential Catering Partners

Catering Options at the Detroit Opera House

The Detroit Opera House can handle all of your food and beverage service needs. In addition to The Detroit Opera House’s Cadillac Café catering services we have additional caterers that we encourage you to use for food service. Patrons can hire and pay their caterers directly. Should you decide to use an outside caterer, there will be a 10% fee of the gross bill paid and due to the Detroit Opera House. These outside caterers may also assist with any special linen or floral arrangement needs.

Cadillac Café

Angela Donaldson
313-237-3284
adonaldson@motopera.org
www.cadillaccafedetroit.com

Brown Bag

Joanne
313-869-6668

Canapé Cart

Kathleen
248-548-8880

Epoch

Ray
248-464-1111

Lakeland Banquet

Bobby
586-944-1441

Opus One

313-961-7766

Rooster Tail

John
313-822-1234

Please contact Angela Donaldson at 313-237-3284 or adonaldson@motopera.org with any further questions.

Request a Quote

To request a quote, please contact:

Dewan Mitchell
Director of Booking and Events Management
313-237-3418
dmitchell@motopera.org

Jason Warzecha
Director of Theatre and Parking Center Operations
313-965-4314
jwarzecha@motopera.org