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2024 Picnic Menu

Enjoy a delicious meal before the opera
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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 online 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.

View our picnic cancellation policy

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Picnic orders must be placed no later than 4 p.m. the day before your desired performance.

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: Beef Tenderloin

Mustard-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Avocado Béarnaise (GF/DF)

Spicy Deviled Egg Amuse-Bouche (GF/DF)

Herbed Potato Salad (GF/DF)

Strawberry Kale Salad with Toasted Almonds (GF/DF)

Fresh Grapes, Cheese, and Crackers

Triple Berry Cobbler with Crème Fraîche

$31

Menu B: Churrasco Flank Steak

Churrasco Flank Steak with Chimichurri (GF/DF)

Roasted Beet & Apple Amuse-Bouche (GF/V)

Fresh Asparagus (GF/V)

Peppadew and Goat Cheese Couscous with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Fresh Grapes, Cheese, and Crackers

Chocolate Decadence Cake (GF)

$28

Menu C: Peach Barbecue Salmon

Blackened Salmon with Peach Barbecue Compote (GF)

Spicy Deviled Egg Amuse-Bouche (GF/DF)

Strawberry Kale Salad with Toasted Almonds (GF/DF)

Black Bean and Corn Salad (GF/V)

Fresh Grapes, Cheese, and Crackers

Brown Sugar Ginger Snap Cheesecake

$29

Menu D: Adobo Chicken Skewer

Adobo Chicken Skewer with Mango Avocado Salsa (GF/DF)

Spicy Deviled Egg Amuse-Bouche (GF/DF)

Black Bean and Corn Salad (GF/V)

Herbed Potato Salad (GF/DF)

Fresh Grapes, Cheese, and Crackers

Lemon Cupcake with Strawberry Cream (GF/DF)

$22

Menu E: Thai Basil Tofu

Thai Basil Tofu (GF/V)

Roasted Beet & Apple Amuse-Bouche (GF/V)

Coconut Curry Rice (GF/V)

Crispy Vegetable Salad with Fresh Herb Ginger Garlic Sauce (GF/V)

Fresh Grapes

Lemon Cupcake with Strawberry Cream (GF/V)

$19

Menu F: Sandwich Box

Chicken Salad on Hawaiian Pretzel Roll

Spicy Egg Salad on a Croissant

Roasted Beet & Apple Amuse-Bouche (GF/V)

Peppadew and Goat Cheese Couscous with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Black Bean and Corn Salad (GF/V)

Fresh Grapes, Cheese, and Crackers

Red Velvet Chocolate Chunk Cookie

$19

Menus for Matinees

Menu G: Peach Barbecue Salmon

Blackened Salmon with Peach Barbecue Compote (GF)

Black Bean and Corn Salad (GF/V)

Strawberry Kale Salad with Toasted Almonds (GF/DF)

Roll and Butter

Jumbo Cookie

$20

Menu H: Adobo Chicken Skewer

Adobo Chicken Skewer with Mango Avocado Salsa (GF/DF)

Black Bean and Corn Salad (GF/V)

Herbed Potato Salad (GF/DF)

Roll and Butter

Jumbo Cookie

$18

Menu J: Thai Basil Tofu

Thai Basil Tofu Vegan (GF/V)

Coconut Curry Rice (GF/V)

Crispy Vegetable Salad with Fresh Herb Ginger Garlic Sauce (GF/V)

Banana Oat Cookie (V)

Rice Crackers and Butter Substitute (GF/V)

$18