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Catering

The Hamner Conference Center Menu includes breaks, beverages, buffets, boxed lunches and hot entrees. Please call 919-549-8882 to inquire either about receptions or specific quotes on china service or any unlisted item.

Price includes: plates, napkins, cups, linen, service and setup fee. A 6.75 % sales tax will be added to the final catering bill. A surcharge of $25 is assessed to all orders for less than 10 people.

Hamner Conference Center Menu (PDF)

Hot Breakfast


All prices are per person; a minimum guarantee of 10 is requested.

Sandwiches and Wraps

Country Breakfast Buffet
Scrambled eggs, home fries, cheese grits, bacon, sausage and biscuits. $11.25 pp
Create-Your-Own Breakfast Biscuit
Oven-fresh biscuits and croissants with a selection of folded omelet-style eggs, cheese, ham, crispy bacon and sausage; condiments may include hot sauce, mustard, butters, jams and a fresh sliced-fruit tray. $9 pp
Create-Your-Own Breakfast Burrito
Choice of southwestern-style or country-style scrambled eggs, Jack or cheddar cheese, ham, sausage, tomatoes, green onions, mushrooms, and salsa; served with fresh hash brown potatoes and fresh-sliced fruit tray. $10.50 pp
Quiche Bar
Choice of two of the following, served with fruit, all-butter croissants and jelly: Quiche Lorraine (bacon, onion, Swiss cheese), Summer Quiche (broccoli and cheddar cheese), Quiche Florentine (spinach), Veggie Quiche (grilled vegetable) or Grill Quiche (ham and cheese). $13 pp
French Toast or Waffles
French toast made from baguette bread served with bacon, fruit or waffles served with warm syrup, whipped cream, and berries. $16 pp
Al Carte items
Items are priced per piece; minimum guarantee of 10 is requested.
  • Sliced fruit. $4.50 pp
  • Whole fruit. $2.50 pp
  • Biscuits. $3 pp
  • Assorted Pastries. $4 pp
  • Croissants. $3.50 pp

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Break and Beverages


All prices are per person, includes service ware.

All Day Beverage Service
Coffee (regular and decaffeinated), fruit juices, hot tea, cocoa, assorted sodas, sweet and unsweetened iced tea and bottled water replenished all day. $8 pp
Half Day Beverage Service
Coffee (regular and decaffeinated), fruit juices, hot tea, cocoa, assorted sodas, sweet and unsweetened iced tea and bottled water available for up to four hours. $5 pp
Coffee Service Only
Coffee, creamer and sweeteners. $2.50 pp
Gourmet Coffee Bar
Gourmet Coffee Bar: Gourmet coffee (regular and decaffeinated) served with whipped cream, cinnamon sticks and shaved chocolate. $4 pp
Continental Break
Coffee service (regular and decaffeinated), bottled water, fruit juices, pastries and breakfast breads with butter and jelly. $8 pp
Deluxe Continental Break
Coffee, bottled water, fruit juices, hot tea, cocoa, bagels with cream cheese and assorted breakfast pastries, assorted yogurts and whole fruit basket. $11 pp
Afternoon Break
Sweet and unsweetened tea, bottled water, assorted sodas, fresh baked cookies and mixed nuts. $8 pp
Deluxe Afternoon Break
Coffee (regular and decaffeinated), sweet and unsweetened tea, bottled water, assorted sodas, fresh baked cookies, popcorn, mixed nuts, fresh fruit basket and assorted sweets. $11 pp
Executive Break
Coffee (regular and decaffeinated), hot tea, bottled water, yogurt, assorted fruit juice, danishes, and whole fruit. $13 pp
Afternoon Executive Break
Frappuccino, assorted sodas, bottled water, mixed nuts, nutrition bars, blend of crunchy snacks, and assorted sweets. $11 pp
A La Carte Items
  • Assorted Pastries : $4.00
  • Breakfast Breads : $3.00
  • Bottled Water : $3.00
  • Cocoa: $2.50
  • Cookies: $3.00
  • Frappuccino: $3.00
  • Gourmet Coffee: $3.50
  • Hot Tea : $2.50
  • Mixed Nuts : $3.50
  • Breakfast Bars: $2.50
  • Popcorn: $3.00
  • Potato Chips: $1.50
  • Soda: $3.00
  • Sundae Bar: $7.25
  • Tea: $3.00
  • Yogurt: $3.00
  • Whole Fruit $2.50

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Lunch


If under 10 people, $25.00 surcharge per menu; all prices are per person. Buffet Linens, Disposable Ware, Dessert Bars and Iced Tea included.

Cutting Board Deli Buffet
Choice of three sandwich meats (turkey, honey ham, chicken salad, roast beef or tuna salad), assorted cheeses, grilled vegetable tray, pasta, potato salad, fruit salad, relish tray. $16.50 pp
Pre-Made Sandwich Buffet
Assorted pre-made sandwiches (turkey, honey ham, chicken salad, roast beef, tuna salad) with choice of side salad (fruit, macaroni salad or red skin potato salad). $13.75 pp
Wrap Buffet
Choice of up to three wrap sandwich selections: chicken salad (with bacon, lettuce, tomato), ham (with Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, honey mustard), oriental chicken (with scallions, lettuce, tomato, carrot, cucumber, sweet oriental dressing), roast beef (with lettuce, provolone cheese, tomato, onion, Dijon horseradish), tuna salad (with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion), turkey club wrap (with jalapeno jack cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato) or vegetarian (with mushrooms, carrots, cucumber, lettuce, olives, and tomato and artichoke spread); red skin potato salad, fruit salad. $17.00 pp

Salads

Salad Patch Buffet
Entrée salad with choice of chicken or tuna, fruit salad, and choice of side: (angel hair pesto and tomato, apple walnut salad, Caesar salad, garden salad, Greek pasta salad, shredded broccoli coleslaw with poppy seed dressing, Italian green salad, marinated cucumbers and tomatoes or vegetable pasta salad), served with bread and butter. $14.50 pp
Grilled Chicken Caesar Buffet
Entrée salad with marinated chicken, romaine, grated cheeses, homemade croutons, olives, Caesar dressing, served with bread and butter. $15 pp
Southern Ranch Buffet
Entrée salad with fried chicken strips, bacon, cheddar cheese, cucumber, ranch dressing, served with bread and butter. $15 pp
Chef Salad Buffet
Entrée salad with strips of ham, turkey, Swiss and cheddar cheeses, tomatoes, sliced boiled eggs, cucumber, black olives, choice of dressing. $15 pp
Taco Salad Buffet
Entrée salad with seasoned chicken, shredded cheese, tomatoes, sour cream, edible tortilla bowls, fresh salsa, olives, jalapenos, shredded lettuce, fruit salad. $17.50 pp

Favorites

Soup, Sandwich, and Salad
Green salad with choice of homemade soup (turkey chili, clam chowder, vegetable beef, chicken with rice or broccoli and cheese), assorted whole sandwiches, crackers. $15 pp
Executive Box Lunch
Choice of pre-made deli sandwich: chicken salad on assorted breads, honey ham on assorted breads, roast beef on focaccia or ciabatta bread, roasted turkey on assorted breads, tuna salad on assorted breads or vegetarian on assorted breads, fruit salad, choice of side salad (pasta salad, macaroni salad or red skin potato salad), dessert bars, iced tea. Assorted breads used in sandwiches include focaccia, ciabatta, wheat kaiser, and sesame kaiser. $15 pp

Build Your Own Buffet

Baked Potato Bar
Large hot baked potato, sour cream, scallions, butter, fresh bacon bits, hot cheddar cheese, broccoli, prepared garden salad, assorted dressings $12.50
Barbeque Sandwich Bar
Shredded barbeque beef, chicken or pork (choice of one), pickles, onions, serviced with oven-roasted potato wedges, coleslaw, garden salad. $15 pp
Fajita Bar
Flour tortilla shells, strips of seasoned beef or fiesta chicken (choice of one), grilled onions, grilled peppers, shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, olives, jalapenos, sour cream, hot sauce, mild salsa; Mexican rice, black beans. $15.50 pp
Nacho Bar
Tortilla chips, seasoned ground beef or fiesta chicken (choice of one), fresh lettuce, diced tomato, warm melted cheese, sour cream, jalapeno slices, hot sauce, mild salsa; Mexican rice, black beans. $14 pp
Pasta Bar
Penne and bowtie pastas, marinara and alfredo sauces, a medley of fresh steamed vegetables, strips of chicken, served with a garden salad. $16.25 pp
Steak and Cheese Sandwich Bar
Shredded beef, melted cheese, sauteed onions and peppers, mayo and mustard; served with oven-roasted potato wedges and coleslaw, garden salad. $17 pp
Taco Bar
A combination of hard and soft taco shells, seasoned ground beef, fresh lettuce, shredded cheese, sour cream, jalapeno slices, hot sauce, mild salsa; served with Mexican rice and black beans. $14 pp

Additions to Any Buffet

Add the following selections to any existing buffet for $4.50 per selection per person:
  • Baked Beans
  • Broccoli with Garlic Butter
  • Corn O’Brian
  • Country-Style Green Beans
  • Field Peas and Green Beans
  • Garlic, Cheddar, or Plain Mashed Potatoes
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Green Beans and Red Peppers
  • Honey Glazed Carrots
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Mixed Vegetable Medley
  • Parsley New Potatoes
  • Roasted Potatoes
  • Succotash
  • Wild Rice
  • Yellow Squash
  • Zucchini and Onion

Pork

NC Pulled Pork Barbeque
Southern-style barbequed pulled pork, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, a fresh baked corn bread basket; served with your choice of one dessert selection (banana pudding, apple cobbler, peach cobbler, blueberry cobbler or cherry cobbler). $14 pp
Roasted Loin of Pork
Seasoned roasted pork loin served with roasted new potatoes, steamed vegetables, garden salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $16.50 pp
Italian Trio Calzones
Pepperoni, sausage, and bacon with fresh marinara on the side; served with Caesar salad, additional pasta. $16.50 pp
Smoked Ham
Chunks of slow-cooked ham served with green beans, mashed potatoes, garden salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $15.75 pp
Southern Pork Chops
Pork chops and gravy served with southern sausage dressing, mixed vegetables, garden salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $16.50 pp

Poultry

Barbecue Chicken
Barbecue chicken quarters, Carolina coleslaw, mashed potatoes, garden salad, biscuits and butter. $16.50 pp
Caribbean Chicken
Caribbean grilled boneless chicken, coconut-pineapple rice, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $15.75 pp
Chicken Dijonnaise
Boneless chicken in a savory dijonnaise sauce served with white rice, honey-glazed carrots, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $17.25 pp
Chicken Divan
Boneless chicken and broccoli in a creamy white sauce served with wild rice, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $15.75 pp
Chicken Florentine
Boneless chicken and sautéed spinach in a creamy white sauce served with white rice, mixed vegetables, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $17.25 pp
Chicken Marsala
Tender boneless chicken in a wine and mushroom sauce on a bed of mashed potatoes, garlic seasoned asparagus, served with a garden salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $19.75 pp
Chicken Parmesan
Breaded boneless chicken baked in a fresh marinara sauce and topped with melted Parmesan cheeses served with pasta, Italian salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $15 pp
Chicken Pot Pie
Tender chunks of chicken and vegetables served with garden salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $15.75 pp
Chicken Teriyaki
Chicken leg quarter marinated and baked in Japanese teriyaki sauce served with white rice, mixed vegetable medley, garden salad, and egg roll. $17.25 pp
Roast Turkey
Turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes & gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, garden salad, and rolls. $17.50 pp
Stuffed Artichoke Heart Chicken Breast
Boneless chicken breast stuffed with artichoke hearts and Parmesan cheese served with wild rice, steamed broccoli, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $18.25 pp
Thai Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry
Chicken and seasonal vegetables stir-fried with a spicy Thai sauce served over white rice with a garden salad and egg roll. $15.75 pp

Vegetarian

Calzones
Individual vegetarian calzones served with marinara on the side and Italian salad, pasta. $16.50 pp
Eggplant Parmesan
Breaded eggplant baked in a fresh marinara sauce and topped with melted Parmesan cheeses; served with pasta, Italian salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $15.75 pp
Vegetable Lasagna
Layers of fresh garden vegetables and white cheeses served with Italian salad, fruit salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $17.25 pp
Stuffed Shells
Cheese-stuffed shells topped with a fresh marinara served with a garden salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $15 pp
Thai Vegetable Stir-fry
Prepared with seasonal vegetables, stir-fried with a spicy Thai sauce served over white rice with garden salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $15.75 pp

Beef

Beef Lasagna
Layers of beef, fresh made marinara, ricotta, Parmesan, and mozzarella cheeses served with an Italian salad, fruit salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $17.25 pp
Beef Pot Pie
Tender beef, peas, carrots, and potatoes served with garden salad, fruit salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $17.50 pp
Country Style Steak
Country-style steak served in gravy and onions, mashed potatoes, green beans, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $17.50 pp
London Broil
Marinated Angus beef served with sautéed onions, mashed potatoes, green beans, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $19.50 pp
Meat Loaf
Meatloaf served with mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $17.50 pp
Pot Roast
Slow-cooked beef roast served with potatoes, carrots, celery and onions in a rich broth served with garden salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $16.50 pp
Sliced Roast Beef
Tender roast beef au jus with whipped horseradish cream served with garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $17.25 pp

Seafood

Baked Salmon
Tender Atlantic salmon topped with Parmesan lemon-thyme breading served with rice pilaf, seasonal vegetable medley, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $20 pp
 
Blackened Salmon
Traditional blackened salmon served with rice pilaf, seasonal vegetable medley, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter $20 pp
Calabash-Style Seafood
Fish and shrimp (fried or boiled) served with baked potatoes, slaw, and garden salad. $20 pp
Caribbean-Style Salmon
Baked salmon topped with mango fruit sauce served with rice pilaf, seasonal vegetable medley, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $20 pp
Shrimp Creole
Shrimp in a spicy creole sauce served with white rice, traditional red beans, garden salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $20 pp

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Under 10


If under 10 people guaranteed, NO surcharge for any menu listed in this section. Buffet Linens, Disposable Ware, Dessert Bars and Iced Tea included.

Under 10 Cutting Board Deli
Choice of three sandwich meats (turkey, honey ham, chicken salad, roast beef or tuna salad), grilled vegetable tray, pasta, potato salad, fruit salad, relish tray. $17.50 pp
Under 10 Chicken Caesar
Entrée salad with marinated chicken, romaine, grated cheeses, homemade croutons, olives, Caesar dressing, served with bread and butter. $15.75 pp
Under 10 Chef Salad
Entrée salad with strips of ham, turkey, Swiss and cheddar cheeses, tomatoes, sliced boiled eggs, cucumber, black olives, choice of dressing. $15.75 pp
Under 10 Executive Box
Choice of pre-made deli sandwich: (chicken salad on focaccia bread, honey ham on baguette, roast beef on kaiser roll, roasted turkey on wheat baguette, tuna salad on croissant or vegetarian on focaccia bread), fruit salad, choice of side salad (pasta salad, macaroni salad or red skin potato salad). $15 pp
Under 10 Meat Loaf
Meatloaf served with mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, garden salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $17.50 pp
Under 10 Chicken Parmesan
Breaded boneless chicken baked in a fresh marinara sauce and topped with melted parmesan cheeses served with pasta, italian salad and gourmet bread basket with butter. $16.50 pp
Under 10 Beef Lasagna
Layers of beef, fresh made marinara, ricotta, parmesan, and mozzarella cheeses served with an italian salad, fruit salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $18.50 pp
Under 10 Vegetable Lasagna
Layers of fresh garden vegetables and white cheeses served with italian salad, fruit salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $18.25 pp
Under 10 Chicken Teriyaki
Layers of fresh garden vegetables and white cheeses served with italian salad, fruit salad, and gourmet bread basket with butter. $17.25 pp

Receptions


Fruit Punch Included; Selection D requires minimum guarantee of 30.
 
Hor D’oeuvres Selection A
Vegetable tray served with scallion dip, assorted tea sandwiches, bacon and bleu cheese dip served with crackers. $12 pp
Hor D’oeuvres Selection B
Cheese tray served with crackers, vegetable tray served with cheese fondue and pretzels, artichoke dip served with crostini or Vidalia onion dip served with crostini (choice of 1 dip), cajun chicken skewers served with creamy dip. $18 pp
Hor D’oeuvres Selection C
Roast beef silver dollar sandwiches with lettuce, tomato, creamy horseradish spread and carmelized onions; turkey silver dollar sandwiches served with lettuce, tomato, pesto mayonnaise spread, roasted red peppers; basil marinated mozzarella and tomato skewers, baked vidalia dip served with crackers, caribbean meatballs, beef with red pepper relish canapés, grilled zucchini and sun-dried tomato spread canapés, smoked salmon with lemon cream cheese and cucumber canapés. $22.25 pp
Hor D’oeuvres Selection D
Shrimp display with cocktail sauce and lemons; thai steak skewers served with lime, jalapeno, and mint dipping sauce; bacon and bleu cheese dip served with crackers; spinach and feta cheese stuffed mushrooms; crab cakes served on a bed of corn and black bean relish with chili-lime aioli, turkey carving station served with rolls, tarragon mayonnaise, and spicy mustard $30 pp
Al Carte items
Selections are based on a minimum of 50; items are priced per person for 1 hour service.
  • Crudités and Dip $3 pp
  • Gourmet Cheese Tray $5 pp
  • Silver Dollar Sandwiches $5 pp
  • Fresh Fruit and Cheese $5 pp
  • Hummus and Pita $4.50 pp
  • Chicken Tenders $4.50 pp
  • Meatballs $4 pp
  • Buffalo Wings $4 pp
  • Chicken Skewers $4 pp
  • Spanikopita $3.75 pp
  • Finger Sandwiches $5 pp
  • Vegetarian Nacho Bar $6 pp
  • Crab Cakes $5.75 pp
  • Antipasto Tray $8 pp
  • Shrimp Tray $9 pp
  • Spinach Dip $4 pp
  • Artichoke Dip $4 pp
  • Crab Dip $5 pp

Reception Beverages


Beverage packages are priced per person; all beverage packages require one bartender per 100 guests.

Desserts


Standard Two Hour Bar
Each guest will receive two drink tickets exchangeable for selections of house red or white wines, regular or lite domestic beer. $9 pp
Deluxe Two Hour Bar
Each guest will receive two drink tickets exchangeable for selections of four premium red or white wines, four domestic and imported beers. $11.50 pp
Open Two Hour Bar
Wine and beer available to all guests, charged on consumption (event will be charged two drink minimum per person).
Standard Three Hour Bar
Selections of house red or white wines, regular or lite domestic beer. $22 pp
Deluxe Three Hour Bar
Selections of four premium red or white wines, four domestic and imported beers. $26 pp
Bartender Service
All wine and beer service must include (1) server per 100 guests, per two hour period commencing from setup to teardown. $125
Chocolate Brownies
Priced per piece. $2.15 pp
Cakes
Selection of black forest, carrot, chocolate mousse, lemon, triple chocolate, new york-style cheesecake, turtle cheesecake, priced per cake serving 12. $50 pp
Cake Squares
Selection of chocolate, carrot, vanilla, or black forest, priced per piece. $3 pp
Fresh Sliced Fruit Display
Season sliced fruits served with fresh melba dip. $5 pp
Assorted Miniature Pastries and Sweet Tartlets
Chef’s choice may include cream puffs, éclairs, rum balls, baklava, cheesecake lollipops, priced per 2-piece serving. $6 pp
Pies
Selection of apple, cherry, peach, key lime, or lemon ice box, priced per pie serving 8. $26
Parfaits
Seasonal selections include strawberry lemon, triple chocolate, chocolate mint, tiramisu, banana pudding, priced per serving. $7 pp
Strawberry Shortcake
This traditional favorite takes on a new look displayed in apothecary jars, priced per serving. $6 pp