2016-17 Preconcert Dinners

Park once and enjoy a delightful evening at the Overture Center beginning with a delicious gourmet dinner served buffet style and a lively discussion held in the Wisconsin Studio. Maestro Andrew Sewell and the concert guest artist will enlighten you with insights into the upcoming Masterworks concert repertoire.

Reservations for the intimate preconcert dinners and talk must be made at least one week prior to the concerts.  Dinners are $40. A cash bar is available. To reserve your spot, call 608.257.0638.

NEW TIME!  Since our concert time has moved to 7:30 pm, our new dinner hours are as follows: Doors open at 5:30 pm, dinner is served at 6:00 pm, and the discussion begins at 6:30 pm.

PLEASE NOTE: The pre-concert dinner for April 28th is SOLD OUT

Dinner Menus

October 14, 2016

  • Tossed Green Salad with Fresh Vegetables, Raspberry Vinaigrette and Parmesan Peppercorn
  • Dressings Toasted Orzo Salad with Grilled Vegetables and Roasted Garlic Oil 
  • Roast Turkey Beef Bourguignon with Mushrooms and Pearl Onions in a Cabernet Demi-Glace
  • Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes 
  • Carrots and Parsnips 
  • Apple Strudel with Calvados Crème Anglaise

January 27, 2017

  • Caesar Salad: Chopped Romaine, Croutons, Slivered Red Onions and Parmesan Cheese Tossed in a Creamy Caesar Dressing 
  • Spinach Salad with Beets, Toasted Walnuts and Goat Cheese with Ranch and Raspberry Vinaigrette 
  • Seared Chicken Breast with Marsala and Mushroom Cream Sauce 
  • Sliced Beef with Julienne Carrots, Celery, Onions and Cabernet Demi-Glace 
  • Gruyere Potatoes 
  • Roasted Carrots 
  • Bread Pudding with Bourbon Vanilla Sauce

February 24, 2017

  • Tossed Green Salad with Fresh Vegetables, Raspberry Vinaigrette and Parmesan Peppercorn Dressings 
  • Fresh Fruit and Berry Salad: Pineapple, Cantaloupe and Honeydew with Fresh Berry Garnish 
  • Grilled Chicken Breast with Pesto Cream Sauce 
  • Pot Roast with Julienne Carrots, Celery, Onions and Cabernet Demi-Glace 
  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes 
  • Steamed Green Beans 
  • Peach Cobbler with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

March 24, 2017

  • Italian Chop Salad: Chopped Romaine, Grape Tomatoes, Black Olives, Parmesan Cheese, Croutons, Slivered Red Onions Tossed in Light Italian Vinaigrette 
  • Tomato and Mozzarella Platter with Mixed Baby Greens and a Balsamic Glaze 
  • Seared Chicken Breast in a Light Lemon Caper Sauce 
  • Homemade Roasted Eggplant Lasagna 
  • Herb Roasted Red Potatoes 
  • Roasted Broccolini 
  • Tiramisu

April 28, 2017 - SOLD OUT

  • Strawberry Salad: Spinach, Frisee and Candied Almonds with Parmesan Peppercorn and a Honey Poppy seed Vinaigrette 
  • Caprese Pasta Salad; Campanelle Pasta with Grape Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese and Fresh Basil Tossed in a Balsamic Vinaigrette 
  • Buttermilk Fried Chicken Breast
  • Sliced Roast Pork Loin with a White Wine Herb Gravy 
  • Macaroni and Cheese with a Buttered Breadcrumb Crust 
  • Mini Corn on the Cob 
  • Strawberry Shortcake with Mint and Whipped Cream