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2205 Main Street
​Glastonbury, Connecticut


Mini Beef Wellington

Elegant beef tenderloin medallions blended with a flavorful shitake, oyster and domestic mushroom cream duxelle. Finished with shallots, thyme, garlic and a hint of sherry wine wrapped together in a delicately delicious French-style puff pastry.

Seafood Ceviche

Marinated seafood with a Spanish influence served in a corn tortilla shell.

Coconut Encrusted Tilapia

Fresh fillets of mild, white Tilapia fish encrusted with coconut, skewered and flash-fried and served with lemon aioli dipping sauce.

Hibachi Beef Skewers

Marinated tenderloin of beef wrapped around sauteed peppers, onions and cheese, then skewered and grilled to perfection.

Intimate Wedding Receptions at

A Cardinal House

Shrimp Shui-Mai with a ginger soy dipping sauce

Tender shrimp blended with Asian spices wrapped in a soft won ton dumpling and steamed in a bamboo wok to bring out the flavor of the spices.

One of the personal touches available at A Cardinal House to make your special day magical and memorable is our signature Hors d'oeuvre Reception. Our professional chef, Kevin, will dream up a variety of delicious gourmet morsels to individualize your reception while taking advantage of seasonal specialties and accommodating special requests.

Smoked Chicken Quesadilla

A delicious combination of chunks and shredded chicken, mild cheddar, Monterey Jack cheese and spicy jalapeno peppers blended with tomatoes, red yellow and green bell peppers, cilantro, onions and a touch of garlic and then wrapped in a tortilla.

Spinach Puffs

Garden-fresh spinach, onions, garlic, cream cheese, spices and feta cheese wrapped together in bite-size triangles of light, flaky phyllo dough.

Mini Beef Pies

Small puff pastry crescents stuffed with herb- seasoned beef.  Could also be stuffed with chicken, seafood or vegetables.


Quality Italian meats, such as prosciutto, thinly sliced, laid over a toasted cristini and covered with a Mediterranean salsa and finished with sliced buffalo mozzarella.

Pesto Shrimp

Basil pesto marinated shrimp pan seared and skewered.

Mini Lobster Frittatas

Fresh lobster pieces and cream cheese baked in a crustless quiche.

Indonesian Skewered Chicken with Peanut Sauce

Tender strips of chicken marinated in an Indonesian mixture of herbs and spices, grilled and served with a sweet peanut dipping sauce.

Each reception has, as a minimum, a selection of six different gourmet items specially prepared by Chef Kevin and served to your guests in any of our first floor common areas by our personable staff. 

There is no set list of hors d'oeuvre selection; Kevin uses his artistic talent to create a special combination for each event, keeping in mind special requests as well as dietary restrictions.

Some of the selections that have been prepared for A Cardinal House receptions in the past are showcased here to give an idea of the various types and range of food items.