Menus

At Occasions Party Centre we work with our clients to achieve the best possible event menu. Our culinary team has prepared the following menus to assist you with your planning. Consult with your Event Coordinator to discuss specific details and to accommodate your personal requests. No Prices Listed - Please Contact an Event Coordinator for pricing, additional information and details.


Our Full open Bar offers a wide variety of cocktails with numerous top shelf liquors, two types of draft beer, three types of wine, Margaritas, and Flavored Martini's. Also enjoy a variety of specialty drinks, soft drinks, and several juices. We are confident you will enjoy the large selection of drinks available. All of our open bars are inclusive so you can enjoy your evening with no unexpected bar bill and no bartender fee at the end of your event. Occasion's can also provide your wedding cake for your reception. Occasion's has paired up with Reeves Cake Shop for a wide selection of cake designs and flavors available for you to choose the perfect cake for your special day. All Bar services included coffee and hot tea.

Bar Options Available:

  • Open Bar: Full 5 hour priced per person, 3 hour bar is also available for afternoon events. Inquire about our top shelf bar!
  • A wide variety of cocktails with numerous top shelf liquors
  • Beer, wine & soft drink bar available
  • Soft drink & cocktail juice bar available
  • Under 21 soft drink bar
  • Champagne: priced per bottle
  • Non-alcoholic Champagne: priced per bottle
  • Wine by the bottle: inquire about our extensive wine list
  • Bridal champagne punch bowl: priced per gallon (two gallon minimum)
  • Bridal champagne punch fountain: priced per gallon (two gallon minimum)
  • Raspberry punch bowl: priced per gallon
  • Punch fountain: priced per person (100 person minimum)
  • Cash bar: cost for bartender (guests pay for their drinks)

*Bar upgrades are available upon request*

Contact Occasions Party Centre for pricing and information

Save money by choosing from one of our three carefully planned packages that ensure enough for all of your guests to enjoy.

From a traditional package to a more elegant style package, we can assure that your hors d’oeuvre table will not only be an eye catching featured display but also delicious beginning to your guests' dining experience at Occasions Party Centre.

Available with our Hot Grand Buffet #1, Hot Grand Buffet #2 or Sit Down Style Entrees, we also offer an ala carte menu to enhance the package or to create your own hors d’oeuvre menu.

Please select the links below to review our selections.

Our packages are a great way to offer your guest a variety of our most popular appetizers and will give you peace of mind that you will have enough for all to enjoy. Save money by purchasing our packages versus individual Hors D'oeuvre selections. Available with Buffet 1 or 2 and Sit Down Dinner Packages only. Hand carved ice sculptures or gourmet fruit carvings are available.

The Ice Breaker
  • Italian Meatballs
  • Connoisseur Sauerkraut Balls
  • Seasonal Vegetables Display w/ Dip
  • Cheese, Cracker and Fruit Display - Fresh Seasonal Fruits w/ 4 types of Cheese and a variety of Crackers
  • Gardetto Snack Mix (available at the bar all evening)
Classic Creations
  • Chicken Tenders with various dipping sauces
  • Italian Meatballs
  • Cheese & Cracker Display w/ 4 types of Cheese and a variety of Crackers
  • Cocktail Shrimp served w/ a Zesty Horseradish Cocktail Sauce
  • Homemade Mexican Tortilla Wraps w/ Salsa
  • Seasonal Vegetable Display w/ Dip
  • Gardetto Snack Mix (available at the bar all evening)
Elegant Impressions
  • Jumbo Shrimp served w/ a Zesty Horseradish Cocktail Sauce
  • Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display w/ Occasions' Fruit Dip
  • Italian Meatballs
  • Domestic Cheese Display, Genoa Salami & Pepperoni served w/ Crackers and Dipping Mustard
  • Connoisseur Sauerkraut Balls
  • Gardetto Snack Mix (available at the bar all evening)

Add Occasions' chocolate fountain to any package (l00 person minimum). Occasions' warm flowing, decadent chocolate fountain is surrounded by a variety of dippers. Also ask about the elegant ice sculptures and gourmet fruit carvings that will enhance your Hors D' Oeuvre table, with a variety of designs to choose from. Contact us for further details!

Hot Selections
  • Blue Cheese Stuffed Potato Skins
  • Sausage or Seafood Stuffed Mushroom Caps
  • Connoisseur Sauerkraut Balls
  • Italian Meatballs
  • Spanakopita (phyllo wrapped Spinach & Cream Cheese)
  • Chicken Tenders glazed w/ several dipping sauces
  • Italian Sausage w/ Sautéed Peppers & Onions
  • Spicy Vegetable & Pork Egg Rolls
  • Crab Rangoon w/ a Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce
  • Southwest Egg Rolls with Chipotle Ranch
  • Marinated Chicken Skewers w/ a variety of sauces
  • Cheese Filled Ravioli in Alfredo Sauce
  • Butternut Squash Ravioli in Sage Butter
Cold Selections
  • Jumbo Shrimp on Ice (or displayed w/ an ice sculpture) w/ Horseradish Cocktail Sauce
  • Seasonal Vegetable Display w/ Creamy Vegetable Dip
  • Fresh Fruit Platter (seasonal)
  • Variety of Cheese & Crackers
  • Cheese, Tomato & Fresh Basil Skewers brushed with Aged Olive Oil
  • Variety of Cheeses, Meats & Crackers served w/ Honey Mustard
  • Mexican Tortilla Wraps served w/ Salsa
  • Deli Spiral Wraps w/ a variety of dipping mustards
  • Fresh Strawberries served w/ Occasions' Fruit Dip
  • Hand-Dipped Chocolate covered Strawberries
  • S'more-Dipped Cherries

Add Occasions' chocolate fountain to any package (l00 person minimum). Occasions' warm flowing, decadent chocolate fountain is surrounded by a variety of dippers. Also ask about the elegant ice sculptures and gourmet fruit carvings that will enhance your Hors D' Oeuvre table, with a variety of designs to choose from. Contact us for further details!

Hors D'Oeuvres (only) Party

You choose from the following, a variety of Hors D'oeuvres to suit your needs.

Hot Selections
  • Stuffed Potato Skins
  • Sausage or Seafood stuffed Mushroom Caps
  • Connoisseur Sauerkraut Balls
  • Italian Meatballs
  • Spanakopita (phyllo wrapped Spinach & Cream Cheese)
  • Chicken Tenders glazed w/ several dipping sauces
  • Italian Sausage w/ Sautéed Peppers & Onions
  • Spicy Vegetable & Pork Egg Rolls
  • Crab Rangoon w/ a Sweet and Sour Dipping Sauce
  • Southwest Egg Rolls with Chipotle Ranch
  • Marinated Chicken Skewers w/ a variety of sauces
  • Cheese filled Ravioli in Alfredo Sauce
  • Butternut Squash Ravioli in Sage Butter
Cold Selections
  • Jumbo Shrimp on Ice (or displayed w/ an ice sculpture) w/ Horseradish Cocktail Sauce
  • Seasonal Vegetable display w/ Creamy Vegetable Dip
  • Fresh Fruit Platter (seasonal)
  • Variely of Cheeses & Crackers
  • Cheese, Tomato & Fresh Basil Skewers brushed with Aged Olive Oil
  • Variety of Cheeses, Meats & Crackers served w/ Honey Mustard
  • Mexican Tortilla Wraps served w/ Salsa
  • Deli Spiral Wraps w/ a variety of dipping mustards
  • Fresh Strawberries served w/ Occasions' Fruit Dip
  • Hand-Dipped Chocolate covered Strawberries
  • S'more-Dipped Cherries
Carving Stations
  • Hand carved by our chef and accompanied w/ miniature rolls and gourmet condiments
  • Aged Prime Rib
  • Tenderloin of Beef
  • Oven Roasted Top Round
  • Ham or Turkey Breast
  • Chef Attended Seafood Pasta Station

Add Occasions' chocolate fountain to any package (l00 person minimum). Occasions' warm flowing, decadent chocolate fountain is surrounded by a variety of dippers. Also ask about the elegant ice sculptures and gourmet fruit carvings that will enhance your Hors D' Oeuvre table, with a variety of designs to choose from. Contact us for further details!

Luncheon Entrees & Luncheon Buffets

Pricing is based on a three hour event. All events are required to end by 3:00pm.

Cold Buffet
  • Sliced Roast Beef, Baked Ham, Turkey Breast
  • Relish Tray
  • Vegetable Pasta Salad
  • Assorted Cheese Tray
  • Assorted Rolls and Bread
  • Condiments
Hot Buffet
  • Carved Roast Beef w/Au Jus
  • Oven Baked Boneless Marinated Chicken Breasts
  • House Potato
  • House Vegetable
  • Marinara Pasta
  • Spring Mix Garden Salad & Warm Rolls
Entrees

Choose up to 3 maximum.

  • Chicken Salad Croissant w/ Tomato, Lettuce & Red Onion served w/Pasta Salad

  • Southwest Turkey Sandwich-Smoked Turkey Breast, Pepper Jack Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Served on a Multi Grain Bun Served with Homemade Pasta Salad

  • Stuffed Shells filled with Ricotta, Romano and Parmesan Cheese in Marinara Sauce

  • Savory Beef Tips with Mushrooms in an Au Jus Served Over Egg Noodles Accompanied with a Fresh Garden Salad, Warm Rolls

  • Oven Baked Chicken Served with House Potato, House Vegetable, Fresh Garden Salad, Warm Rolls

  • Alfredo Pasta or Pasta Primavera w/ Fresh Vegetables

  • Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, Marinated Grilled Chicken on a Bed of Romaine Lettuce Served w/ a Caesars Dressing and Warm Rolls

  • Semi Hot/Sweet Chicken Tender Salad, Breasts of Chicken Marinated on a Bed of a Romaine Spring Mixture w/ Shredded Cheese, Bacon, & Tomatoes and Served w/ a Ranch Dressing and Warm Rolls

  • Chicken Tenders, Mac & Cheese, & Applesauce for children 10 & under

Contact Occasions Party Centre for pricing and information

Entrees (select two)

PLEASE NOTE: Only one meat can be carved at buffet station

  • Oven Roasted Top Round carved at buffet table with Au Jus
  • Succulent Country Ham carved at buffet table with Sweet Port Wine Glaze
  • Stuffed Shells filled w/Ricotta, Romano and Parmesan Cheese in a Tomato Sauce
  • Atlantic White Fish with Lemon Butter over Flavorful Rice
  • Sweet Bourbon Glazed Chicken Breast over Flavorful Rice
  • Baked Marinated Boneless Chicken Breasts over Savory Rice Pilaf
  • Garlic Parmesan- Panko Crusted Chicken over Savory Rice Pilaf
  • Old Fashion Stuffed Chicken Breast Topped with Panko Breading and a Savory Chicken Gravy

    • Fresh Potato (select one)
      • Steamed Red Skins with Fresh Parsley
      • Golden Swirl Potatoes with Scallions & Cheese
      • Rosemary Roasted Red Skin Potato
      • Garlic and Thyme Smashed Red Skins

      Hot Vegetable (select one)
      • Fresh Heads of Cauliflower, Peas & Corn
      • Confetti Buttered Corn
      • Green Beans Almondine: Garlic or Butter
      • Buttered Broccoli Florets’

      Pasta (select one)
      • Penne Pasta with Italian Sausage or a Marinara Sauce
      • Beef Tips & Noodles
      • Garlic Bow Tie Pasta
      • Homemade Baked Three Cheese Ziti........$1.50pp additional

      Buffet selections include: Romaine-Spring Mixture Garden Salad with house dressing served to each guest, accompanied with a basket of warm French pain rolls. Head table is always served without having to go through the buffet line.

      *Inquire about gluten-free options

      Contact Occasions Party Centre for pricing and information

Entrees (select three)

PLEASE NOTE: Only *one meat can be carved at buffet station

  • *Aged Prime Rib carved at buffet table with Au Jus
  • *Boneless Stuffed Pork Loin carved at buffet table
  • * Bourbon Glaze or Sweet Teriyaki/Maple Glazed Boneless Pork Tenderloin
  • *Succulent Country Ham carved at buffet table with Sweet Port Wine Glaze
  • Old Fashion Stuffed Chicken Breast Topped with Panko Breading and a Savory Chicken Gravy
  • Cheddar Bacon Crusted Chicken over Flavorful Rice
  • Garlic Parmesan-Panko Crusted Chicken over Savory Rice Pilaf
  • Chicken Florentine served over Long Grain Rice
  • Atlantic White Fish seasoned with Key West Lemon Butter Sauce
  • Broccoli and Cheddar Stuffed Chicken Alfredo served over Long Grain Rice
  • Panko Crusted Parmesan Chicken Bundles
  • BEEF TENDERLOIN CARVED AT BUFFET TABLE (extra charge)

    • Fresh Potato (select one)
      • Garlic and Thyme Smashed Red Skins
      • Blue Cheese Smashed Red Skins
      • Steamed Red Skins with Fresh Parsley
      • Golden Swirl Potatoes with Scallions & Cheese
      • Rosemary Roasted Red Skin Potato

      Hot Vegetable (select one)
      • Fresh Heads of Cauliflower, Peas & Corn
      • Mélange of Fresh Seasonal Steamed Vegetables
      • Sugar Snap Peas & Whole Baby Carrots
      • Green Beans Almondine: Garlic or Buttered

      Pasta (select one)
      • Beef Tips & Noodles
      • Penne Pasta with Italian Sausage or a Marinara Sauce
      • Pasta in a delicate Alfredo Sauce with or without Baby Shrimp or Chicken
      • Stuffed Shells filled with Ricotta, Romano and Parmesan Cheese in Marinara Sauce
      • Chicken Stroganoff served over Pasta
      • Angel Hair Pasta with Havarti Cheese, Fresh Tomatoes & Basil
      • (Havarti Pasta In season only, served at room temperature)

      Buffet selections include: Romaine-Spring Mixture Garden salad with house dressing served to each guest, accompanied with a basket of warm French pain rolls. Head table is always served without having to go through the buffet line.

      Contact Occasions Party Centre for pricing and information

Choose up to 3 maximum.

    Dinner Entrees are served with a Mix Greens/Romaine Salad, Warm French Pain Rolls, House Potato, House Vegetable (unless noted**)

  • Occasions Homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu with Creamy White Sauce

  • Garlic Parmesan-Panko Crusted Chicken Breasts over Savory Rice Pilaf

  • Cheddar Bacon Crusted Chicken over Flavorful Rice

  • Old Fashion Stuffed Chicken Breast Topped with Panko Breading and Savory Chicken Gravy

  • Chicken Florentine Served over Long Grain Rice

  • French Cut Grilled Pork Chop

  • Bourbon-Maple Glazed Pork Tenderloin

  • Sweet Teriyaki Glazed Pork Tenderloin

  • Aged Oven Roasted Prime Rib (14oz)

  • New York Strip Steak (10oz) - Add Mushrooms for additional cost per person

  • Center Cut Tender Filet Mignon (8oz) - Add Mushrooms for additional cost per person

  • Petite Filet (5oz) and Boneless Chicken Breast (5oz)

  • Baked North Atlantic White Fish w/Key West Lemon Butter (8oz)

  • Pasta in a Creamy Alfredo Sauce

  • Pasta Primavera with Fresh Seasonal Vegetables **

  • Stuffed Shells filled with Ricotta, Romano and Parmesan Cheese in a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce - Served with Garlic Bread

  • Chicken Tenders, Mac & Cheese, and Applesauce for children U10

Select up to 3 entrees in addition to child’s meal


Contact Occasions Party Centre for pricing and information

Cakes & Desserts

We have worked in coordination with Reeves Cake Shop for 15 years and are able to provide beautiful wedding cakes and desserts. From traditional to modern/contemporary, there are many styles, flavors, and varieties to choose from. Ask your Event Coordinator for more details; cake prices are quoted per person.

Include your wedding cake from Reeves Cake Shop to your package to complete your all inclusive event. Contact Occasions for details.


Occasions Chocolate Fountain

In addition, we offer a selection of many ice sculptures and a large chocolate fountain … a crowd pleaser amongst reception guests.

Warm flowing decadant Chocolate surrounded by:
Strawberries, frozen marshmallows, pineapples, pirouette & shortbread cookies, pretzel rods. (items can change per mngt's discretion).


Sweet Endings

Other Items available on our Sweet Endings Menu:

  • Hand Dipped Strawberries in white & dark chocolate
  • Assorted Homemade Cookies Traditional Platter
  • Assorted Homemade Cookies Deluxe Platter
  • Fresh Strawberries with Occasions Fruit Dip
  • After Dinner Mints & Nuts for cake table
  • S’more-Dipped Cherries
  • Inquire on our extended list of sweet endings & assorted packages


Dessert Buffet
    Select 3
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Carrot Cake w/ Cream Cheese
  • White Choc. Raspberry Cream Cake
  • Double Chocolate Layered Cake
  • Tiramisu Layered Cake
  • Key Lime Pie
  • Orange & Cream Shortcake
  • Carmel Apple Pie
  • Pumpkin Pie w/ Whippped Cream
  • Turtle Cheesecake
  • Lemon & Cream Shortcake

Contact Occasions Party Centre for pricing and information

Get In Touch

Occasions would like to have the opportunity to show you our facility and to discuss in further detail your special event. Please feel free to contact us for additional information or to schedule an appointment to tour Occasions Party Centre.

6800 Manchester Road, New Franklin, OH 44216
(330) 882-5113
info@occasionspartycentre.com

About Us

Occasions Party Centre, located in the Akron/Canton, Ohio area and situated on several beautiful, landscaped acres, is the premiere all-inclusive banquet and event facility of Summit and Stark Counties. Family-owned and operated for more than 45 years, Occasions Party Centre accommodates wedding ceremonies, receptions and corporate and social events.

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