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The Beginning of Forever Hors d oeuvres Reception


Looking for an affordable wedding reception? This package includes a variety of hot and cold appetizers, chef attended stations, and displays.  Your guests will be able to mingle and munch as they celebrate your day! If you’re looking for a buffet  or plated option, please explore our  From this Day Forward, To Have and To Hold, and Happily Ever After packages.

Minimum of 75 Guests. 51 per person for afternoon and evening receptions. 22% service charge and applicable tax applies. Service charge is subject to tax.

This Package Includes

  • Selection of Double Draped House Linens and Napkins
  • Mirrored Square and Votive Candles Centerpieces
  • Ambient Accent Lighting
  • Head Table or Sweetheart Table
  • Gift Table, Guest Book Table, and Cake Table
  • Dance Floor and DJ Table
  • Easel for Bride and Groom Photograph
  • Champagne Toast for All Guests
  • Bartender Service
  • Cake Cutting Service

Chef Attended Stations (Choose One)

Carving Station

Steamship of Beef au Jus and Horseradish Sauce with Petite Rolls and Condiments

Pasta Station

Pasta Station with Penne Pasta or Cheese Tortellini with Choice of Toppings and Sauces to include Marinara, Pesto, Alfredo, Bay Shrimp, Scallops, Grilled Chicken, Italian Sausage, Roasted Red Peppers, Mushrooms,  Sundried Tomatoes, and Parmesan Cheese

Street Taco Station

Korean Pork Belly, Marinated Beef and Chicken, Pickled Sauteed Red Onions, Mango Salsa, Southwest Slaw, Pico de Gallo, Monterey Jack Cheese, and Cilantro Lime Crema, Warm Corn and Flour Tortillas

Asian Station

Pan Fried Udon Noodles Tossed with Guest Selection of Thai Chile Beef, Teriyaki Chicken, Broccoli, Shitake Mushrooms, Water Chestnuts, Green Onion, Steamed Buns with Korean Pork Belly with Caramelized Onions and Pickled Red Cabbage. Served with a Variety of Sauces.

Displays (Choose One)

Dipping Station

Dipping Station with Vegetable Crudites, Pita Chips, Potato Chips, Tortilla Chips, Sliced Baguettes. Dips include Hummus, Salsa, Sundried Tomato, French Onion Dip,

Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip, and Assorted Tapenades

Sweet and Savory Mashed Potato Bar

Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Mashed Sweet Potatoes, with a Variety of Toppings to Include: Maple Bacon Pieces, Broccoli, Scallions, Caramelized Onions, Mushrooms, Candied Pecans, Brown Sugar, Marshmallows, Blue Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, Butter, Sour Cream, and Savory Gravy

Gourmet Cheese, Fruit and Baked Brie

Selection of Gourmet Cheese and Brie en Croute with Pears and Streusel with Crackers, Cubed Fresh Fruit with Lemon Cheesecake Dip

Hors d’oeuvres (Choose Five)


  • Bacon Wrapped Tenderloin with Gorgonzola
  • Mini Chicken Wellington with Bearnaise Sauce
  • Almond Fried Shrimp with Aioli Dipping Sauce
  • Za'tar Chicken Skewer with Spicy Pepper Couli and Tzatziki
  • Grilled Cheese Kabobs with Fresh Basil and Tomato Bisque Dipping Sauce
  • Parmesan Pretzel Chicken Bites with Honey Mustard Sauce
  • Shrimp and Smoked Cheddar Grit Cakes
  • Twice Baked Baby Red Potatoes with Cappicola
  • Thai Shrimp and Rice Noodle Spring Roll with Thai Chile Sauce
  • Chorizo and Jack Empanada with Mango Salsa

Cold Hors d’oeuvres

  • Thai Chile Tenderloin Crostini
  • Caprese Skewers with Balsamic Drizzle
  • Brie and Pear Crostini with Honey Fig Compote
  • Shrimp Cocktail Cups with Tangy Cocktails Sauce
  • Endive with Dilled Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries and Honey Glazed Pecans
  • Spinach, Prosciutto and Boursin Pinwheels
  • Crab Stuffed Piquillo Peppers
  • Smoked Chicken Crostini


Beverage Station

  • Coffee, Tea, Decaffeinated Coffee
  • Iced Tea
  • Lemonade


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Arvada Events
Formerly Arvada Center Banquet and Conference Facility

6901 Wadsworth Blvd
Arvada, CO 80003
Office Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F
Weekends by Appointment

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