whispering pines conference center

401 Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI 02817 | (GPS 27 Loutitt Lane West Greenwich, RI 02817)

W. Alton Jones Campus | wpines@etal.uri.edu – 401-874-8100

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Wedding Cuisine – Plated

A plated dinner option accommodates 90 to 130 guests. The meal is comprised of:

  • A first course of homemade soup or salad
  • Freshly baked breads
  • A choice of items for each station
  • Coffee, decaf, and assorted teas
  • Complementary platters of finger pastries and chocolate truffles
  • Wedding cake service: cut, plated and garnished

We specialize in customizing menus for each couple. Please use the following list of dinner items as suggestions.
Of course, it will be our pleasure to prepare any item you may request.


Hors D’oeuvres

Beef and Pork

  • BBQ Baby Pork Wings
  • Bacon, Tomato and Cheese Panini
  • Cuban Cristo
  • Mini Beef Wellington
  • Mini Reuben
  • Mini Shepherd’s Pie
  • Prosciutto & Ricotta Agnolotti with Artichoke & Olive Pesto
  • Southwestern Steak Crisps
  • Four Cheese Agnolotti with Pesto


  • Buffalo Chicken Spring Roll
  • Chicken Fajita
  • Chicken Sate Tandoori Style
  • Smoked Chicken Santa Fe


  • Coconut Panko Shrimp
  • Mini Chowder and Clam Cakes
  • Lobster Canape
  • Lump Crab Cakes
  • Point Judith Lobster Bisque
  • Roasted Scallops on the Half Shell
  • Scallops in Bacon
  • Skewered Plantain Crusted Shrimp


  • Crostini with Black Truffle Butter and Fig Jam
  • Eggplant Crisp
  • Fennel & Leek Quiche
  • Indian Pokura Fritters
  • Grilled Pizza Margherita
  • Mini Potato Pancake
  • Mushroom Profiterole
  • Polenta Bruschetta with Roasted Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella & Basil
  • Spanakopita
Ceremony chairs set up on the lawn


Seafood Entrees

  • Sole Florentine
  • Stuffed Native Flounder
  • North Atlantic Salmon Filet
  • Jumbo Gulf Shrimp
  • Swordfish Steak
  • Sea Scallops
  • Seafood Gratin
  • Local Lobster*

*Market Price

Chicken Entrees

  • Chicken Marsala
  • Chicken Piccata
  • Chicken Saltimbocca
  • Mediterranean Chicken
  • Pecan Crusted Chicken
  • Stuffed Crispy Chicken
  • Wood Grilled Chicken Breast Filet
  • Chicken Milanese

Beef Entrees

  • Grilled Filet Mignon
  • Grilled Rib-Eye Steak
  • NY Strip Sirloin
  • Prime Rib of Beef, Boneless
  • Roasted Sliced Tenderloin of Beef

Lamb, Duck and Pork Entrees

  • Rack of Lamb
  • Crispy Duckling Halves
  • Roast Pork

Pasta Entrees

  • Penne Primavera
  • Penne Gratin
  • Orrechiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
  • Penne alla Romana
  • Rigatoni Bolognese
  • Shrimp Scampi
  • Ravioli
    • Four Cheese with Basil Pesto
    • Lobster with Fresh Sage Butter
    • Butternut Squash with Parmesan and Cream
    • Tuscan Eggplant with Fresh Tomato and Basil
    • Wild Mushroom with Balsamic Brown Butter and Hazelnuts
    • Asiago and Sun Dried Tomato
meeting in a conference room. laptops are set up in from of each person

A Sample of Starches, Vegetables, and Salads


  • Orzo with Marscapone and Spring Peas
  • Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Fingerling Potatoes
  • Rice Pilaf


  • Asparagus
  • Green Beans
  • Roasted Ratatouille
  • Roasted Baby Carrots
  • Sauteed Spring Vegetables
  • Caramelized Fall Vegetables
  • New England Style Succotash
  • Summer Squash and Cherry Tomatoes
  • Sauteed Spinach with Toasted Pine Nuts
  • Native Corn with Butter & Diced Tomato
  • Grilled Vegetable Stack with Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade


  • Mesclun Salad with Grape Tomatoes, English Cucumbers, Holland Peppers & Imported Olives
  • Baby Spinach Salad with Pears, Spicy Pecans & Blue Cheese
  • Classic Caesar Salad with Fresh Pecorino Croutons
  • Caprese Salad

Bar Service

Full bar service is available for all events held at Whispering Pines

Menu options subject to change.

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