Upscale Picnics at deCordova Museum & Sculpture Park

Take a break from virtual meetings with an in-person picnic at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. Team picnics are a great way to reconnect with colleagues and clients in an outdoor setting surrounded by modern and contemporary sculptures. 

We work diligently to implement enhanced safety protocols to ensure guest safety one picnic at a time. No matter the setting, The Catered Affair’s expert producers will coordinate every detail of your event, and our culinary team has developed exceptional picnic menus to entice and indulge every taste.

 

SAVE THE DATE:

Please contact Kori Carter Gillespie at kgillespie@thecateredaffair.com to reserve your preferred event date.

 

 

BASIC PICNIC:

Up to 30 guests | 2 hours

Lunch totes, choice of menu

Includes: Delivery of lunch totes

Guided park tour (engagement activities additional)

 

PREMIUM PICNIC:

Up to 50 guests | 3 hours

Includes: professional staff, event rentals, catering equipment

Guided tour of museum or park (engagement activities additional)

 

Expanded event options available. Upgrades available throughout the entire planning process.

 

SAMPLE CUSTOM PICNIC BOX OPTIONS:

 

TAPAS:

Cheese & Charcuterie | assortment of hard + soft cheeses,

country-style meats, fresh + dried fruit, grapevine, roasted nuts, jams

Whipped Goat’s Cheese | sun-dried tomato

Caprese Salad Bites | black olive tapenade

Carrot Ceviche | avocado mousse, nigella seed, radish, microgreens

Baby Beets | honey ricotta, seed granola

Grilled Gambas | herbed garlic

Crispy Flatbreads + Crostini

 

MEZZE:

Trio of Dips | hummus, muhumarrah, beet tzatziki, fresh naan

Chicken Satay | fresh sumac

Shrimp Skewers | coriander, garlic

Spiced Falafel Bites

Pickled Summer Vegetables

Mixed Olives

Grape Leaves

Grilled Halloumi

 

DIM SUM:

Chicken and Shrimp Potstickers | ponzu dipping sauce

Grilled Chicken Satay | hoisen bbq

Fresh Rolled Sushi | four pieces

Shanghai Noodles | vegetable medley

Togarashi Edamame

 

ENHANCEMENTS:

 

BEVERAGE STATION

Watermelon-Ginger Agua Fresca

Blackberry Dandy Passion Peach Iced Tea

Strawberry-Basil Lemonade

 

PIE BAR

Served in mini pie tins

Blueberry-Peach

Strawberry-Rhubarb

Chocolate Cream

 

TRAIL MIX

Individually served in eco-friendly snack bags

10 Mix-ins to Include:

Almonds, Walnuts, Sunflower Seeds, Dried Cranberries

Chocolate Chips, Shredded Coconut, Yogurt Covered Raisins

Banana Chips, M&M’s, Wasabi Peas, Gummy Bears

 

PICNIC BLANKETS

Relaxed yet elegant cotton picnic blankets, individually packaged

 

PERSONALIZED INSULATED LUNCH TOTES