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2022 Picnic Menu

Enjoy a delicious boxed dinner in our open-air gardens

Enjoy a delicious meal in Opera Theatre’s beautiful gardens before every performance! Leave the cooking to us by pre-ordering a gourmet picnic, prepared by Ces & Judy’s Catering, or visit the bar for desserts, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages.

Picnic orders must be placed no later than 4 p.m. the day before the performance. Orders may be placed below or by calling the Box Office at (314) 961-0644. Pre-ordered picnics are available for pick-up in the lobby of the theater beginning two hours prior to the performance.

Order Your Picnic

View our picnic cancellation policy

We regret that we are unable to accept any day-of picnic orders.

Menus / For Evenings

GF = Gluten-free  |  DF = Dairy-free  |  V = Vegan

Menu A: $26

Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Cornichon and Caper Relish (GF/DF)

Green Bean Salad with Blue Cheese and Shiitake Mushroom Vinaigrette (GF)

French Style Potato Salad (GF/DF)

Roll and Butter Strawberry Shortcake

Menu B: $25

Grilled Herb Mustard Salmon (GF)

Fresh Asparagus (GF/DF)

Orzo Pasta Salad with Cucumber, Kalamata Olives, Feta, and Tomatoes

Roll and Butter

Lemon Bar

Menu C: $19

Dry Rubbed Chicken with Alabama-Style White BBQ Sauce (GF)

BLT Potato Salad (GF/DF)

Watermelon Salad

Roll and Butter

Cakerie Silk Chocolate Truffle Bar

Menu D: $23

Indian Spiced Shrimp Bowl (GF)

Rice Noodles with Bok Choy, Red Pepper, Goat Cheese and Mango (GF)

Curry Coconut Dressing (GF)

Cakerie Silk Chocolate Truffle Bar

Menu E: $16

Mediterranean Grilled Eggplant with White Bean Basil Hummus, Mushrooms, and Roasted Tomatoes (GF/DF)

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Tahini Sauce (GF/DF)

Fresh Asparagus (GF/DF)

Vegan Focaccia (DF/V)

Apple Oatmeal Crumble (GF/DF)

Menu F: $28

Surf and Turf

Beef Tenderloin with Cornichon and Caper Relish (GF/DF)

Grilled Smoked Paprika Shrimp with Mango Coulis (GF/DF)

Orzo Pasta Salad with Cucumber, Kalamata Olives, Feta, and Tomatoes

Fresh Asparagus (GF/DF)

Roll and Butter Lemon Bar

Menus / Weekly Evening Specials

Menu G: $25

May 21 – June 5

Cilantro Lime Salmon (GF/DF)

Fresh Asparagus (GF/DF)

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Tahini Sauce (GF/DF)

Roll and Butter

Cakerie Silk Chocolate Truffle Bar

Menu H: $24

June 8–12

Mustard and Chili-Rubbed Flank Steak with Fire-Roasted Tomato Relish (GF/DF)

Southwest Corn Salad with Pineapple, Tomato, and Cotija Cheese (GF/DF)

Orzo Pasta Salad with Cucumber, Kalamata Olives, Feta, and Tomatoes

Roll and Butter

Cakerie Silk Chocolate Truffle Bar

Menu I: $20

June 14–19

Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Skewer with Honey Jalapeño Glaze (GF/DF)

BLT Potato Salad (GF/DF)

Fresh Asparagus (GF/DF)

Roll and Butter

Lemon Bar

Menu J: $19

June 21–26

Al Pastor Chicken Skewers with Chimichurri (GF/DF)

Southwest Corn Salad with Pineapple, Tomato, and Cotija Cheese (GF)

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Tahini Sauce (GF/DF)

Roll and Butter

Cakerie Silk Chocolate Truffle Bar

Menus / For Matinees

Menu K: $16

Salmon Cake with Sweet Mustard Vinaigrette Fresh Asparagus (GF/DF)

Orzo Pasta Salad with Cucumber, Kalamata Olives, Feta, and Tomatoes

Roll and Butter

Jumbo Cookie

Menu L: $14

Raspberry Citrus-Infused Chicken Salad

Vegetable Slaw with Sesame Dressing

Fresh Fruit Salad

Roll and Butter

Jumbo Cookie

Menu M: $14

Mediterranean Grilled Eggplant with White Bean Basil Hummus, Mushrooms, and Roasted Tomatoes (GF/DF)

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Tahini Sauce (GF/DF)

Fresh Asparagus (GF/DF)

Vegan Focaccia (DF)

Apple Oatmeal Crumble (GF/DF)