Lorien Hotel & Spa

Wedding Package “I’ve built my career by using only the most seasonal ingredients and staying true to my culinary influences from Belgium and beyond.” – Chef Robert Weidmaier

Lorien Hotel & Spa 1600 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314 703-894-3434 (P) 571-482-3297 (F) www.lorienhotelandspa.com

Lorien Hotel & Spa | Wedding Menu




The Lorien Hotel & Spa has the intimate charm and warmth you would expect to find in Alexandria with a fresh, modern take on the design and service. Let us indulge your senses by designing a romantic and unforgettable wedding. Our event spaces have rich textures and fabrics, and abundant natural light. All events at The Lorien Hotel & Spa are catered exclusively by BRABO Restaurant. Our Belgian-American menus are designed seasonally by our Executive Chef, Robert Wiedmaier, and our Chef de Cuisine, Harper McClure. Book your wedding with the Lorien Hotel & Spa and let us help make your dreams come true.

Lorien Hotel & Spa | Wedding Menu

Wedding Package Overview & Perks COCKTAIL HOUR • Four Butler Passed Hors D’oeuvres with Plated Dinner Package and Six Butler Passed Hors D’oeuvres with Buffet Dinner Package • Two Reception Displays (Plated Dinner Package only) DINNER SERVICE • Complimentary Champagne Toast • Two Course Plated Dinner or Buffet Dinner, prepared by Chef Robert Weidmaier • Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten Free Entrée Selections Available on Request • Coffee & Organic Hot Tea Service • Complimentary Cake Cutting SURREAL SURROUNDINGS • Overnight Suite for The Couple on the Night of the Wedding • Overnight Rooms at Discounted Rates for your Guests • 10% Discount at the Lorien Spa • Upgraded Floor Length Linens for your Dinner Tables • Dance Floor set to your Specifications • Seasonal Chocolate Truffle Wedding Favors • Complimentary Menu Tasting for The Couple • One Complimentary Bar Setup

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Deposit • A 30% deposit of the estimated cost is due at contract signing to guarantee the date- your Catering Sales Manager will schedule any additional deposits. Three [3] business days prior to the event, the remaining balance will be due. Payments can be made by credit card, certified check, cashier’s check or cash. All check payments must be received at least ten [10] days prior to your event to allow for processing. Guarantees • Your final guest count (your guarantee) must be confirmed by 12pm, five [5] business days prior to the event. Once submitted it will not be subject to reduction and charges will be made accordingly. Plated functions require exact entrée counts in addition to final guarantees. Individual place cards with meal indicators are required for all pated functions. Service Charge & Taxes •

The Wedding Package is subject to 23% service charge, 6% state tax and 4% city tax. Menu price, tax and service charges are subject to change without prior notice

Parking • Here at The Lorien Hotel & Spa parking is valet only. Daily parking (or event parking) is $17* per car and overnight parking is $30* per car. Parking prices subject to change without prior notice Menu Tasting • We will schedule a complimentary menu tasting for the Bride & Groom 60-90 days prior to your Wedding Day. Tastings are scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons at 4pm in the BRABO main dining room. A minimum of three [3] weeks notice is required. Additional guests may attend the tasting with a fee

Lorien Hotel & Spa | Wedding Menu

Hors D’oeuvres

Reception Displays

Plated Dinner Package: Choose Four

Plated Dinner Package: Choose Two

Buffet Dinner Package: Choose Six

Buffet Dinner Package:. Please see Package Enhancements for individual station pricing.


House-Cured Salmon, Toast Points, Crème Fraîche

West Coast Oyster, Peppercorn Mignonette

Balsamic Cipollini, Mozzarella, Olive Skewer


Baby Lamb Chops, Apple Chutney

Mini Crab Cakes with Spicy Remoulade

Foie Gras Crostini with Fruit Jam

BRABO Beef Burger Sliders with BBQ Mayo

Duck Confit Roulade on Brioche

Grilled Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Tuna Tartar on Fried Wonton

Prosciutto & Fig Crostini

Lobster Salad, Mango Relish

Endive Spears with Chevre & Almonds

Grilled Shrimp Brochette with Thai Chili Sauce

Seasonal Soup Shooter

Lobster Fritters with Lemon Aioli

Veggie Summer Roll

Shrimp Tempura

Shrimp Summer Roll

Truffled Arancini with Lemon Crème Fraiche

Cajun Prime Rib on Crouton with Horseradish Cream

Tomato Parmesan Focaccia

MEDITERRANEAN Marinated Grilled Vegetables, Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives Pita Chips & Hummus Dip

CHEESE BOARD Local Cheeses, House-Made Jam, Local Honey Dried Fruit & Nut Accompaniments, Baguettes

ANTIPASTI / CHARCUTERIE Country Pate, Prosciutto, Salami, Traditional Accompaniments

SPREADS & BREADS DIP STATION House Made Flatbread, Grilled Rustic Breads, Crostini Balsamic Eggplant Dip, Olive Tapenade, White Bean & Caper Dip

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Plated Dinner STARTERS


Choose One

BRABO Caesar Salad Parmesan Tuile, Boqueron Anchovy Chopped Farm Eggs

Mixed Green Salad Raw & Braised Vegetables Lemon Vinaigrette

Choose Three*

Roasted Farmhouse Chicken Baby Potatoes, Spinach, Natural Jus $97 Per Person

Red Wine Braised Angus Beef Short Rib Creamy Polenta, Baby Vegetables Red Wine Jus $113 Per Person

Pan-Roasted Salmon Carrot-Cardamom Puree, Wilted Kale, Baby Carrots, Lime Butter Sauce $98 Per Person

Filet Mignon, 8 oz. Potato Puree, Spinach, Red Wine Sauce $120 Per Person

Baby Arugula Salad Caramelized Shallots, Rocca Cheese Sherry Vinaigrette

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Endive & Apple Salad Candied Walnuts, Gorgonzola Apple Cider Vinaigrette •

Carrot & Ginger Soup Crème Fraiche

Soup Du Jour Chef’s Seasonal Soup

Grilled Mountain Trout Haricot Verts, Potato Puree Lemon Butter Sauce $99 Per Person Rib Eye, 12 oz. Wild Mushrooms, Potato Puree, Bordelaise Sauce $118 Per Person

Farro Risotto Roasted Cipollini Onions, Seasonal Wild Mushrooms, Mascarpone, Buerre Blanc $95 Per Person

*Final Guarantees and Entrée Counts Required [5] business days prior to function. The price of the highest priced entrée will apply for all guests.


Complimentary Cake Cutting & Plating Coffee & Organic Hot Teas

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Buffet Dinner - $99 Per Person SOUP & SALAD


(Choose 2)

(Choose 2)

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Classic Caesar Salad Mixed Baby Field Greens, Lemon Vinaigrette Belgian Endive Salad, Apple Cider Vinaigrette Roasted & Raw Vegetable Salad, Basil Pesto Carrot & Ginger Soup Chef’s Seasonal Soup Du Jour

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Glazed French Beans Curry Scented Baby Carrots Garlic Spinach Heirloom Bean Ragout Seared Wild Mushrooms Yukon Gold Potato Puree Parmesan Risotto Herb Scented Wild Rice Roasted Fingerling Potatoes Creamy White Polenta



Grilled Tenderloin of Beef Caramelized Onion Marmalade $34 Per Person

Prime Angus Rib Eye Bordelaise Sauce, Glazed Cipollini Onions $34 Per Person

Roasted Pork Loin Caramelized Apples, Braised Cabbage $27 Per Person

Oven Roasted Turkey Seasonal Chutney $18 Per Person

Whole Virginia Ham Honey Glaze $21 Per Person

PROTEINS (Choose 2)

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Roasted Farmhouse Chicken Breast, Thyme Emulsion Seared Norwegian Salmon, Buerre Blanc Grilled Angus Hanger Steak, Green Peppercorn Sauce Grilled NY Strip, Red Wine Jus ADD: $7 Per Person Grilled Atlantic Swordfish, Olive Oil Emulsion ADD: $7 Per Person

ADDITIONAL SOUP/SALAD $6 Per Person ADDITIONAL PROTEIN $10 Per Person ADDITIONAL SIDE $7 Per Person Organic Coffee & Mighty Leaf Tea Included with All Buffet Dinners

ALL CARVING STATIONS INCLUDE: • Bread & Butter • Potato Puree & Seasonal Accompaniments *Attendant Required - $100 Per Attendant Station

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Package Enhancements ROYAL BREAKFAST



• MEDITERRANEAN Marinated Grilled Vegetables, Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives Pita Chips & Hummus Dip $15 Per Person

• CHEESE BOARD Local Cheeses, House-Made Jam, Local Honey, Dried Fruit & Nut Accompaniments, Baguettes

• WATERFRONT BAR (Minimum of 15 Guests)

East & West Coast Oysters on the Half Shell Poached Gulf Shrimp Steamed & Chilled Mussels Jumbo Lump Crab Salad Served with Black Peppercorn Mignonette, Cocktail Sauce & Herbed Aioli

$18 Per Person

$30 Per Person (6 pieces per person)



Country Pate, Prosciutto, Salami Traditional Accompaniments Marinated Artichoke Hearts

$17 Per Person

• SPREADS & BREADS DIP STATION House Made Flatbread, Grilled Rustic Breads, Crostini Balsamic Eggplant Dip, Olive Tapenade, White Bean & Caper Dip $17 Per Person

• Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Old Bay Remoulade, Celery Root Slaw

$18 Per Person

• Grilled Georgia Quail Black Barley, Mustard Greens, Bourbon-Molasses Glaze

$17 Per Person

• Seared Rare Tuna (Minimum of 25 Guests)

Tuna, Yellowtail, California & Vegetable Maki Rolls Served with Soy Sauce, Ginger & Wasabi

$Market Price

• HOUSE CURED SALMON Dill, Capers, Chopped Red Onion & Toast Points

$14 Per Person

Asian Greens, Picked Red Pepper, Espelette Aioli

$18 Per Person

• Roasted Duck Breast Macadamia Nut Butter, Caramelized Pear

$17 Per Person

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Package Enhancements ROYAL BREAKFAST





• BRABO Mini Desserts Chef’s Selection of Mini Tarts, Cheesecake Bites, Macarons, Mini Cakes $15 Per Person • Donut & Beignet Bar House Made Donuts, Sweet & Savory Beignets Assorted Toppings $12 Per Person • S’Mores Station Marshmallows, Graham Crackers, Chocolate Bars, Peanut Butter Cups $10 Per Person • Seasonal Fruit Display Seaonal Fruit & Berries, Whipped Yogurt Dipping Sauce $14 Per Person

Sample Menu – Please Inquire for Current Selections

Espresso Tart Cookie Crust, Dulce de Leche, Cinnamon Marscarpone

Sour Cream Cheesecake Blackberry Sauce, Citrus Tuile

Milk Chocolate Mousse Fudge Brownie, Lemon Curd, Mint Meringues

Vanilla Crème Brulee Green Tea Cookies, Honey Cream

• Brick Oven Tarts Mushroom Tart, Margharita Tart, Prosciutto Tart $16 Per Person • Belgian Dip Warm Soft Pretzels, Honey Mustard, Spicy Mustard, Cinnamon Butter $14 Per Person • Slider Trio BRABO Beef Burger Sliders Crab Cake Sliders Spicy Lamb Meatball Sliders $18 Per Person

$12 Per Person • Popcorn Bar Caramel Popcorn Cheese Popcorn Kettle Corn $9 Per Person

Lorien Hotel & Spa | Brunch Wedding Menu


DUKE Bartender Required (one bartender per 75 guests) $100 per bar set-up

KING Bartender Required (one bartender per 75 guests) $100 per bar set-up

$9 per cocktail $12 per martini

$7 per beer

Smirnoff Vodka Beefeater Gin El Jimador Tequila Blanco Bacardi Rum Evan Williams Bourbon Cutty Sark Scotch

Budweiser Bud Light Lost Rhino IPA Anchor Steam Corona

$40 per wine bottle Domaine Ste. Michelle Brut, WA CK Mondavi Sauvingon Blanc, CA CK Mondavi Chardonnay, CA CK Mondavi Merlot, CA CK Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon, CA

3 Hours - $42 Per Person 4 Hours - $53 Per Person 5 Hours - $64 Per Person 6 Hours - $75 Per Person Duke Cocktails, Beer, Wine (Select Two), Sparkling Wine, Mixers and Soft Drinks


$12 per cocktail $15 per martini

$8 per beer

Ketel One Vodka Tanqueray Gin 1800 Tequila Blanco El Dorado 3yr Rum Maker’s Mark Bourbon Johnny Walker Black Scotch

Budweiser* Bud Light* Lagunitas IPA Sam Adams Lager Port City Wit

$55 per wine bottle Sommariva Prosecco, IT Trinity Oaks Pinot Grigio, CA Trinity Oaks Chardonnay, CA Trinity Oaks Pinot Noir, CA Trinity Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon, CA

*Budweiser/Bud Light Included on all bars. Consumption price is $7 per beer.

3 Hours - $50 Per Person 4 Hours - $63 Per Person 5 Hours - $76 Per Person 6 Hours - $89 Per Person Duke Cocktails, Beer, Wine (Select Two), Sparkling Wine, Mixers and Soft Drinks

Lorien Hotel & Spa | Catering Menu

COMPLIMENT YOUR BAR WELLNESS Superberry Fizz Gin, Lemon Juice, Ginger Liqueur, Simple Syrup, Blueberries $14 Each

The Reviver Vodka, Chamomile Citrus Berry Tea, Apple Juice, Splash of Grapefruit Juice $14 Each

NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Bottled Soft Drinks, Iced Teas, Still & Sparkling Water $5 Each

Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Organic Hot Teas $70 Per Gallon

Passion Fruit Limeade $45 Per Gallon

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade $45 Per Gallon

Cumbersome Gin, Lime Juice, Honey, Cucumber Slices

Strawberry Lemonade $45 Per Gallon

$14 Each

Seasonal Refresher Tea (Chamomile Tea & Fruit Juice) $38 Per Gallon

KIMPTON CRAFTED Gunslinger Pisco, Lemon Juice, Agave Syrup, Rosemary Sprig $14 Each

Cable Car Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Orange Curacao, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup $14 Each

Hot Chocolate, Whipped Cream $65 Per Gallon

Spiced Apple Cider, Cinnamon, Nutmeg $65 Per Gallon

Coconut Water $6 Each

FOUND Sparkling Fruit Beverages $7 Each

La Perla Tequila Reposado, Sherry, Pear Liqueur $14 Each