Event Menu

Contact Carmen Brennan-Bain
Events Coordinator

(315) 781-0201 Ext. 501
Email: carmen@belhurst.com

Thank you for considering Belhurst for your upcoming event. Our establishment offers a variety of options and a staff with the expertise to provide you with an enjoyable and successful experience.

The following guidelines and procedures will ensure that you are completely satisfied.

Payment Policy
PLEASE NOTE:  A $9,000.00 minimum guarantee (before 7.5% tax and 20% service charge) is required for the Ballrooms on Saturdays, May through October, and a minimum of $5,000 for Fridays and $3,000 for Sundays, May through October.  There are no minimum guarantees for any other day of the week or time of the year.  Any and all overnight accommodations may not be applied to this minimum.

Menu prices are guaranteed 30 days prior to your event.

We must have a tentative count two weeks prior to your event.  A final guarantee is required one week in advance of the event.  You will be charged for the figure quoted in this guarantee. Belhurst hosts two Ballroom events per day, up to 6 hours each. 

We require a $600.00 non-refundable deposit to secure your date as a definite, paid by cash, cashier’s check, money order, VISA/MasterCard, American Express (additional 2% for credit card).

Menu selections and other details must be finalized a minimum for four months prior to your event date.  A non-refundable deposit of $800.00 is due at that time, paid by CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY.

One month prior to your event, final arrangements are completed and a deposit of 50% of the total estimate is due, by CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY.

Belhurst reserves the right to request all or part of the bill prior to the function.  Payment of the total balance is required 72 hours prior to the function date based on the guaranteed number of guests, paid by CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY.

Belhurst will not assume responsibility for any personal items prior to, during or following your event.
Special arrangements can be made through the banquet office, if it is necessary to leave any items.

Beverage Service
We offer a complete selection of beverages to complement your function.  Please note that alcoholic beverage sales are regulated by the State of New York.  Belhurst, as a licensee, is responsible for administration of these regulations.  It is a policy that no liquor, beer or wine may be brought into the facility from outside sources. It is New York State Law that no person under the age of 21 be served or consume or have possession of any alcohol beverage. Proper identification is required for all.

Belhurst will not permit any tape, staples, nails or any other substances used to affix items to the walls or ceiling.  Throwing rice, small rose petals or confetti on the premises will incur a $300.00 cleaning charge.

Service Charge & Sales Tax
There is a 20% service charge on the food and beverage total. New York State sales tax of 7.5% is charged on food, beverage, room rental and special services total.

Outside Food
No food products are allowed into the facility from outside sources without consent of Belhurst, proof that the product is from a NYS inspected facility and a signed liability form must be provided.

The prestigious Belhurst, with its gracious grounds overlooking Seneca Lake, offers the following to make your event a most memorable occasion for you and your guests.

Room Set-Up and No Charge

  • Off white tablecloth with a white damask overlay and off white napkins
  • Full china/silverware/glassware table setting
  • Easel

Special Services 

Cake Cutting                         $0.75 p/p
Late Occupancy of room with permission (1 hour max)    $300.00
Inside ceremony $600.00
Chair cover set up (your rental) $2.00 p/chair


***Baked Goods are not the responsibility of Belhurst.  Early drop off, of any and all baked goods are NOT allowed other than regular scheduled times on the day of event.***

Outside Function 

Ceremony on lawn


Beverage and Hors d'Oeuvres service on lawn


Ceremony/reception chairs $2.50 p/p
Aisle Runner $60

At Belhurst, we understand the importance of your event. Our Staff is ready to serve your every need an answer any questions you may have.


* Prices are for a minimum of 30 guests. A charge of $3 per guest is applied if minimum is not met *

Continental Buffet $11 per guest

Display of assorted Danish, mini muffins and breakfast pastries, assorted bagels with cream cheese, butter and preserves, assorted whole fresh fruit, coffee, tea and bottled water.

Lakeview Breakfast $13 per guest

Build your own breakfast buffet or have it served for an additional $2 per guest. Includes assorted juices, coffee, tea, bagels with cream cheese, butter and preserves and seasonal fruit salad.

Please choose one item from each category:


    • scrambled
    • frittata (potatoes, arugula, mushrooms, shallots, tomatoes)
    • Benedict
      i.     Additional charge of $1.50 per guest
    • Chef attended omelet station
      i.     Additional charge of $4 per guest plus a $50 chef attended fee per chef, per hour for a minimum of 1 hour


      • bacon
      • ham
      • pork sausage
      • corned beef hash
      • turkey sausage or turkey bacon


        • thyme scented hash browns
        • seasoned home fries
        • potatoes Obrien
        • latke
        • chive and NYS cheddar cheese grits


          • vanilla and cinnamon French toast
          • Belgium waffles with whipped crème and mixed berry compote
          • pancakes with NYS maple syrup
          • fruit stuffed crepes
          • croissants with orange honey and assorted flavored butters

          Additional Breakfast Enhancements:

          Smoked salmon display

          $5 per guest

          Fresh seasonal fruit display $3 per guest
          Breakfast pastry display $3 per guest
          Parfait station $4 per guest
          Assorted yogurts $2 per guest


          Morning $7 per guest

          Please choose 2 items from the following.

          • Assorted mini muffins and Danish
          • Stuffed croissants
          • Seasonal fruit display
          • Greek yogurt with fresh berries and granola
          • Assorted fresh fruit smoothie shooters
          • Bagels with cream cheese, butter and preserves
          Afternoon $7 per guest

          Please choose 2 items from the following.

          • Assorted fresh baked cookies and brownies
          • Vegetable crudités with dip
          • Imported and domestic cheese display with crackers
          • Assorted dips with toasted pita points
          • Assorted roasted nuts

          *Available Saturday or Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
          Buffet style served juices, coffee and teas. Items to include but not limited to:

          • Fluffy scrambled eggs
          • Breakfast Sausage & Applewood smoked bacon Seasoned Home Fries
          • Quiche du Jour Smoked Salmon Display
          • Displays of Cheese, Fruit & Crudités
          • Assorted Bagels & Breads with cream cheese, butter and preserves
          • Vanilla & Cinnamon Scented French Toast with Warm Syrup and Cremè
          • Tossed House Salad with Dressings
          • Caesar Salad with White Anchovies & Grape Tomatoes
          • Fresh Fruit Salad
          • Two chef created gourmet hot entrees
          • Chef attended omelet station
          • Carved Herb Roasted Top Round of Beef with Accoutrements
          • Assorted Desserts

          * Available Monday - Thursday until 2:00 p.m. Prices are for a minimum of 30 guests. A charge of $3 per guest is applied if minimum is not met * 

          Served Lunch $13 per guest

          All selections are served with your choice of sweet onion kettle chips or balsamic dressed field greens and chef’s choice of dessert. French fries or onion petals may be substituted for an additional charge of $2 per guest. A course of served soup du jour may be added for an additional charge of 3 per guest. Please choose 3 items from the following:

          • Caesar salad with grilled chicken
            • Substitute grilled salmon for an additional $4
          • Castle chop salad
          • Turkey burger on toasted ciabatta with cranberry mayo, melted brie and arugula
          • Slow roasted beef on weck with herbed jus
          • Corned beef Reuben on marble rye
          • Turkey or smoked ham club on toasted wheat
          • Mediterranean tuna salad in spinach wrap
          • Artichoke and spinach stuffed Portobello “burger” with basil mayo
          • Chicken Veronique and bib lettuce on croissant bun
          Buffet Lunch $15 per person

          All lunch buffets include served soup du jour, dinner rolls and butter, chef’s choice of dessert, coffee and tea service. Please choose 2 items from each of the following categories.

          • Salads
            • Tossed house with choice of dressing Traditional Caesar
            • Fresh fruit salad
            • Grecian Rotini Salad with Olives and Feta Mustard based cole slaw
            • Tri coloring fingerling potato salad Orcchiette with peas, seafood and lemon-dill vinaigrette
          • Entrees
            • Mediterranean roasted bone in chicken Panko breaded chicken parmigiana
            • Cranberry and cornbread stuffed chicken breast with savory pan gravy
            • Bacon and NYS cheddar stuffed meatloaf
            • Philly Steak roulades with Ithaca Apricot Wheat Ale & Cheddar Sauce
            • Pulled pork with tangy Belhurst Barbeque
            • Umami Roasted Pork Loin with Mushroom Madeira Sauce
            • Baked Atlantic salmon (choice of miso glaze or lemon-caper Beurre blanc)
            • Vietnamese swai bruschetta
            • Orcchiette with broccoli and seafood alfredo
          • Sides
            • NYS cheddar and chive whipped potatoes Herb roasted red bliss potatoes
            • Honey and brown sugar roasted sweet potatoes Vegetable rice pilaf
            • Penne pasta (choice of marinara, olive oil and garlic, vodka blush sauce, or creamy parmesan)
            • Roasted seasonal vegetable medley Sautéed peas, pearl onions and mushrooms
            • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with pancetta and fennel Broccoli, cauliflower and red pepper medley


          (50 person minimum)

          OPEN BAR
          Premium liquors, Domestic Beers, House Wines - Unlimited Consumption 

          1 Hour $17.50 p/p
          2 Hours $19.50 p/p
          3 Hours $21.50 p/p
          4 Hours $23.50 p/p
          5 Hours $25.50 p/p
          Under 21 $6.00 p/p

          Included:  Champagne or non-alcoholic champagne toasts for all guests, soda and juice.  Add $1.50 for wine toast for all guests.

          HOST BAR
          Host pays for amount guests consume

          Premium cocktail $5
          Top shelf cocktail $7/$9
          Soda & juice $1.50
          Wine $5
          Bottled beer $4 - $7

          *Approximately 26 drinks per gallon

          Whiskey Sour Punch with a cherry lemon floating ring $70.00/gallon*
          Champagne Punch with an orange citrus floating ring $80.00/gallon*
          Wine Punch with a mixed berry floating ring $50.00/gallon*
          Fruit Punch with an assorted fruit floating ring $35.00/gallon*

          HOUSE WINES*

          Chardonnay, Cabernet, or Blush, Merlot, Riesling & Pinot Grigio
          $25.00 per carafe

          *See Edgar’s Wine List for all other wines available by the bottle


          Champagne/Wine Toasts $3.50 p/p  
          Non-Alcohol Receptions $5.50 p/p/h  
          Corkage Fee $8 /btl  

          Hors d’oeuvre Selections 

          All hors d’oeuvre selections are served with appropriate accoutrements

          HAND PASSED Per 100pc Per 50pc
          Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms $200 $110
          Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms $210 $115
          Artichoke & Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms  $190 $100
          Asparagus & Asiago in Phyllo $210 $115
          Quinoa & Scallion Fritters with Tzatziki $210 $115
          Beef and Chicken Satay $215 $120
          Riesling Pear & Cheddar En Croute $215 $120
          Smokes Salmon & Cucumber Roulade $220 $115
          Pistachio Crusted Ahi & Grilled Pineapple Canapé $240 $130
          Mini Crab Cakes with Dill Remoulade $230 $125
          Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus $230 $125
          Spanakopita $200 $110
          Mini Beef Wellington $270 $140
          Parmesan Artichoke Hearts $200 $110
          Friend Mac 'N Cheese Bites $200 $110
          Mini Vegetable Egg Roll $220 $115
          Assorted Mini Quiche $230 $125
          Roast Duck & Marmalade Canapé $230 $125
          Tortellini Caprese Skewers $200 $110
          Shrimp Cocktail (Court Poached) $250 $140
          Thai Grilled Shrimp Display $260 $150
          Bacon Wrapped Scallop $260 $150
          Assorted Mini Pizza Rounds $215 $110
          Beef Tenderloin & Horseradish Crostini $240 $130
          Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs Marinara $210 $115
          Sweet Thai Chili & Plum Glazed Duck Wings $260 $150

           Specialty Displays: 

          Antipasto $5 per guest (minimum of 25)

          Marinated grilled vegetables, olives, fresh buffalo bocconcini, marinated mushroom salad with garlic and herb toasted crostini        

          Brie en Croute $150 per each wheel (Serves approximately 50-75)

          Baked brioche wrapped Brie with cranberries and marmalade served with herb-toasted crostini

          Vegetable Crudités with Dip
          $4 per guest for parties under 20

          $75 Serves 25
          $145 Serves 50
          $175 Serves 100

          Sliced Seasonal Fruit Display
          $4 per guest for parties under 20

          $75 Serves 25
          $145 Serves 50
          $175 Serves 100

          Assorted Domestic & International Cheeses with Crackers
          $5 per guest for parties under 20

          $85 Serves 25
          $165 Serves 50
          $320 Serves 100

          $6 per guest (minimum of 30)
          Prosciutto, hard salami, capicolla, olives, Manchego cheese, Asiago cheese, and herb-toasted crostini

          Spinach-Artichoke Dip
          Warm dip of artichokes, spinach and smoked Gouda served with toasted pita points. Add blue crab for $2 per guest

          $80 Serves 25
          $155 Serves 50
          $300 Serves 100

          Specialty Late Night Displays:

          French Fry Station $5 per guest

          Crisp French fries served with ketchup, mustard, avocado ranch, NYS cheese dip and spicy buffalo dipping sauces

          Castle Wing Station $60 per 50pc

          Tender fried drummettes and wings tossed in your choice of sauces and served with celery, carrots and blue cheese. Dipping sauce: Traditional Buffalo, Barbecue, Garlic, Chive and Parmesan, Sweet Tai-chili and plum, Honey Mustard

          Pizza Station $6 per guest

          Fresh baked pizza cut, displayed and served hot.

          Cheese $30 Whole / $20 Half

          Blend of NYS cheddar, shredded whole milk mozzarella, Asiago and aged Parmesan with choice of red or white sauce

          Meatlovers $50 Whole / $30 Half

          Pepperoni, ham, bacon, seasoned ground beef tenderloin and sausage with red sauce and shredded whole milk mozzarella.

          Veggie $40 Whole / $20 Half

          Artichokes, broccli, peppers, mushrooms, onions and fresh tomatoes with white sauce and shredded whole milk mozzarella.

          Buffalo Chicken $45 Whole / $20 Half

          Crispy fried chicken bits tossed in buffalo sauce with shredded NYS cheddar, shredded whole milk mozzarella and crumbled gorgonzola with a blue cheese white sauce.


          * Prices are for a minimum of 30 guests. A charge of $3 per guest is applied if minimum is not met *

          Served Dinner

          First Course Enhancements:

          (Choice of one item)

          Italian Wedding Soup   $4 per guest
          Loaded Potato Chowder $3 per guest
          Roasted Tomato Bisque with Chevre Crostini $4 per guest
          Sweet Corn Soup with Lobster $6 per guest
          Three Cheese Tortellini with Roasted Tomato-Vodka Coulis $3 per guest
          Crab Cake with Sweet Cucumber Slaw and Dill Remoulade $6 per guest
          Wild Game Chili with Avocado Crème Friache $6 per guest
          Raw Oysters on the Half Shell Market Price

          Second Course Enhancements:
          (Choice of one item)

          Caesar Wedge $4 per guest 
          Wedge of crisp romaine with grape tomatoes, shaved Parmesan, garlic crostini and creamy Caesar dressing.

          Strawberry Spinach Salad $4 per guest
          Blend of arugula and spinach topped with candied pecans, Gorgonzola, red onions, strawberries and finished with a rapsberry vinaigrette

          Mediterranean Salad $4 per guest
          Blend of romaine and field greens with feta, red onions, olives, cherry tomatoes, diced cucumbers and red wine vinaigrette

          Antipasto Caprese  $5 per guest
          Ripe Roma tomatoes, fresh Buffalo mozzarella, basil and prosciutto layered and drizzled with aged balsamic reduction

          Third Course Enhancements:
          (Choice of one item)

          Mixed Berry Sorbet                                                $3 per guest
          Cucumber-Mint Sorbet                                           $4 per guest
          Lemon Sorbet with Rose Champagne                    $5 per guest

          Served Entrees

          All dinner entrees include served house salad, vegetable du jour, dinner rolls and butter, coffee, tea, soda or juice. Choice of three entrees per party 

          Filet  $38
          Herb marinated 8oz filet of beef topped with maître butter over roasted garlic-dijon whipped potatoes

          Prime Rib  $35
          Slow roasted 10oz sliced prime rib with herbed au jus served over roasted garlic whipped potatoes 

          Veal Roulade $35
          Tender veal roll stuffed with roasted red peppers and Fontina cheese. Finished with a rosemary demi glace and served over sweet smashed potatoes

          Lamb $35
          Pistachio, herb and mustard crusted rack of lamb served over sundried tomato and ricotta whipped red potatoes

          Sirloin $33
          Chocolate and coffee rubbed 8oz sirloin steak served with chili scented fingerling potatoes

          Flat Iron $33
          Grilled bacon wrapped 8oz flat iron steak served over NYS cheddar potatoes

          Pork $30
          Baked bone-in Berkshire pork chop glazed with ancho-citrus barbecue and served over roasted apple stuffing

          Duck $31
          Boneless Hudson Valley duck breast served with roasted beets, parsnips and fennel. Finished with a cranberry gastrique.

          Chicken Roulade $30
          Boneless chicken breast stuffed with gorgonzola cheese and pears with a NYS cheddar mornay over roasted fingerling potatoes

          Bacon Crusted Chicken $30
          Panko and bacon crusted boneless chicken breast with honey Dijon cream sauce over roasted garlic whipped potatoes

          Spinach & Artichoke Chicken $29
          Spinach and artichoke crusted boneless chicken breast with feta cream sauce over dill scented basmati rice

          Chicken Caprese $30
          Grilled boneless chicken breast topped sliced Roma tomatoes, fresh basil and sliced buffalo mozzarella. Served over toasted pine nut orzo and finished with an aged balsamic drizzle.

          Lobster Tail Market Price
          Broiled cold water lobster tail served with vanilla scented drawn butter and basmati rice

          Stuffed Shrimp $33
          Bacon wrapped feta and spinach stuffed shrimp with garlic-lemon cream sauce over dill scented basmati rice.

          Haddock Oscar $32
          Seafood stuffed haddock with champagne lobster sauce served over dill scented basmati rice

          Mango-Avocado Salmon $31
          Seared Atlantic salmon topped with a fresh mango and avocado relish and served atop cilantro-lime basmati rice

          Salmon a l’orange $31
          Orange, honey and thyme roasted Atlantic salmon served over sweet pea risotto

          Sesame Salmon $31
          Tuxedo sesame crusted Atlantic salmon served over vegetable fried rice

          Pecan Cod $30
          Pecan crusted Alaskan cod served with honey mustard basmati rice

          Tortellini Primavera $28
          Tri-colored tortellini tossed with charred grape tomatoes, asparagus, red onions, squash and shitake mushroom in basil cream sauce

          Grilled Vegetable Napoleon $28
          Layers of grilled Portobello, zucchini, squash and red peppers with roasted tomato coulis over pistachio studded basmati rice.

          Rosemary & Lentil Cakes $28
          Baked vegan cakes of lentils, sweet potato, oats and fresh rosemary served over sautéed spinach and arugula with roasted tomato-carrot ragout

          Stuffed Eggplant $28
          Quinoa, spinach and tomato stuffed roasted eggplant drizzled with a lemon-yogurt sauce

          *Kids meals are served with vegetable du jour include a first course served fruit cup

          Please choose two:

          Pasta $12
          Penne pasta tossed with choice of house marinara or butter & Parmesan. Gluten Free pasta available upon request

          Toasted Cheese $12
          Wheatberry bread toasted with a blend of NYS cheddar and provolone. Served with choice of french fry medley or apple slices

          Chicken Fritters $14
          Tender white meat chicken fritters served with choice of french fry medley or apple slices

          Steak Burger $14
          8oz grilled steak burger topped with melted NYS cheddar cheese on a kaiser roll. Served with choice of french fry medley or apple slices

          Dinner Buffet $32 per guest

          All buffets include served house salad, dinner rolls and butter, coffee and tea service.

          Cold Salads (Choice of 2)

          • Traditional Caesar
          • Loaded potato salad
          • Couscous salad with chic peas, corn and green onions
          • Waldorf chicken
          • Seasonal fruit
          • Orchiette with peas, seafood and lemon-dill vinaigrette

          Sides (Choice of 3)

          • Roasted Garlic Whipped Potatoes Pea & Scallion Risotto
          • Herb Roasted Potatoes Mushroom Wild Rice
          • Honey-Bourbon Roasted Sweet Potatoes Sweet & Savory Potatoes Au Gratin Penne Pasta (choice of marinara, garlic and olive oil, vodka-blush, or creamy parmesan sauce)
          • Roasted seasonal vegetable mélange
          • Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
          • Sherry sautéed green beans and shallots Sesame Soy Sugar Snap Peas
          • Thyme roasted baby carrots Cuban rice and beans

          Entrees (Choice of 3)

          • Striploin of Beef with choice of Roasted Mushroom-Cabernet Reduction or Grilled Onion Espagnole
          • Baked salmon with honey-mustard glaze Peppered beef kabobs with cherry tomatoes, onions and zucchini
          • Orange chicken kabobs with pineapple, onions and peppers
          • Mediterranean baked bone-in chicken Panko breaded chicken breast with pancetta and braised leek mornay Chicken Puttanesca with chopped olives, anchovies, capers and tomatoes
          • Baked vegetable lasagna alfredo
          • Baked three meat lasagna marinara
          • Black Bean & Corn Stuffed Chicken with Salsa Verde
          • Seafood Stuffed Swai with Lemon-Dill Beurre Blanc

          Chef Manned Carving Enhancements
          (Optional) Minimum of 30 guests - an additional $50 chef attended fee per chef, per hour for a minimum of 1 hour. All carving stations are served with appropriate accoutrements

          Roast tenderloin of beef $8 per guest
          Roast leg of wild boar $7 per guest
          Slow roasted rime rib of beef $7 per guest
          Roasted beef sirloin $6 per guest
          Baked Atlantic salmon $5 per guest
          Glazed ham $4 per guest
          Pork steamship round $4 per guest
          Boneless turkey breast $5 per guest


          Apple Awesome $5 per guest
          - sugar topped, apple filled pastry tulip
          - add a scoop of Gifford’s rich and creamy ice cream for $2 per guest

          New York Style Cheese Cake $5 per guest
          - topped with a mixed wild berry compote

          Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie $5 per guest

          Assorted Domestic Dessert Display $5 per guest
          - selection of assorted dessert bars, fresh baked cookies and brownie (minimum of 25)

          Assorted European Pastry Display $6 per guest
          - selection of assorted chocolate covered mini éclairs, mini crème puffs, petit fours and other decadent pastries (minimum of 25)

          Bus Tour
          * Prices are for a minimum of 30 guests. A charge of $3 per guest is applied if minimum is not met *
          This menu is offered exclusively for bus tours and motor coach companies
          $28.50 per guest (inclusive of tax and service charge)

          First Course:
          Petite wedge of iceberg lettuce with pickled shallots, cherry tomatoes, pecan-wood smoked bacon, garlic-Parmesan crostini and creamy English stilton dressing

          Second Course: (choice of 1 per guest)

          Crispy Panko Chicken - Tender, boneless Panko breaded chicken breast topped with peppered buttermilk gravy over roasted garlic whipped potatoes

          Bruschetta Cod - Baked Alaskan cod topped with fresh bruschetta topping and shredded Asiago cheese, served over creamy spinach and parmesan risotto

          Pork Chop - Seared boneless NYS honey drizzled pork chop over a hash of roasted brussels sprouts, onions and potatos

          Pasta Primavera - Fresh seasonal vegetables sautéed with orecchietta pasta in a light garlic-wine sauce

          Third Course:

          Molten Chocolate Cake with toasted coconut ice cream