National Press Club

Print Version

Lighter Luncheon Suggestions

Caesar Salad Entree $32
Romaine Lettuce, Parmesan CHeese, House-made Croutons and Caesar Salad Topped with Grilled Chicken
Grilled Flank Steak add $2
Grilled Shrimp add $3

Fresh Tuna Nicoise Salad $37
Seared Medium Rare Tuna Steak, Greens, Red Onions, Hard Cooked Eggs, Green Beans, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Kalamata Olives and Tarragon Vinaigrette
Grilled Chicken subtract $4
Grilled Flank Steak subtract $2

Greek Salad $33
Grilled Chicken Breast with Romaine Salad with Cucumbers, Kalamata Olives, Pepperoncini, Tomatoes, Feta, Fresh Oregano Vinaigrette and Lemon Wedge
Grilled Flank Steak add $2
Grilled Shrimp add $4

Trio of Refreshing Salads $33
Choose Three

  • Asian Soy and sesame Beef (or Chicken) Noodles
  • Chicken with Pasta, Grapes and Pecans
  • Fresh Fruit including Melons, Pineapple, and Berries
  • Heart of Palm or Baby Artichokes with Tomatoes and Kalamata Olives
  • Mixed Greens with Julienne Carrots, Tomatoes and Black Peppercorn Vinaigrette
  • Shrimp with Roasted Fennel, Green Beans, Raisins and Shallots
  • Tuna with New Red Potatoes, Celery, Scallions and Eggs

Buffet Service add $5
Include Soup du Jour add $5

Black & White Sandwich or Wrap Duet $32
One half Sandwich on Pumpernickel, Wheat or Red Chili Flour Tortilla; second half on White, Rye or Plain Flour Tortilla
Choose one of three of the following
BTL; Chicken Salad; Ham; House-cured Corned Beef; Pastrami; Roast Beef; Shrimp Salad; Tuna Salad; Turkey; or Roasted Vegetables
All sandwiches served with Cheese, Lettuce, and Tomato
Buffet Service add $5
Include Soup du Jour add $5

Hot Luncheon Buffet with Soup du Jour & House Salad $43
Minimum of 25 people
Choose Two of the Following:

  • Boef Bourguignon
  • Chicken Coq au Vin
  • Eggplant Parmesan
  • Greek Moussaka (with or without Meat)
  • Jambalaya
  • Pasta Bolognese or with Meatballs (Ground Beef, Ground Turkey, or Vegetarian)
  • Lasagna (Ground Beef, Ground Turkey or Vegetarian)
  • Shepherd's Pie with Roasted Corn
  • Turkey Pot Pie

Includes Potatoes or Rice and Two Seasonal Vegetables

NPC Deli Bar $35
Minimum of 25 people
A New York Style Deli Board featuring a Choice of Four: Chicken Salad, Ham, House-made Corned Beef, Pastrami, Roast Beef, Tuna Salad, Turkey, or Vegetaria Roasted Vegetables. Includes Assorted Breads, Rolls, or Spinach, Red Pepper, or Flour Tortillas and served with Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Chips and condiments.
Green Salad or Soup du Jour add $5

Hot Sandwich Selections $35
Minimum of 25 people
Choose Three of the Following:

  • Bacon, Sauteed Onions, Cheese, Lettuce and Tomato
  • Ham and Cheese
  • EReuben with House-made Corned Beef, Swiss and Rye Bread
  • Roast Beef, Swiss and Red Onions
  • Tuna Melt with Cheddar
  • Turkey and Swiss
  • Vegetarian Portobello Mushroom, Red Pepper and Grilled Eggplant

Served with Artisanal Breads, Chips, and Condiments
Buffet Service add $3
Green Salad or Soup du Jour add $5

Box Luncheons $30
Sandwiches or Wraps featuring a choice of four: Chicken Salad, Ham, House-made Corned Beef, Pastrami, Roast Beef, Tuna Salad, Turkey, or Vegetaria Roasted Vegetables. Includes Assorted Breads, Rolls, or Spinach, Red Pepper, or Flour Tortillas and served with Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Chips, Fresh Fruit, and Cookie or Brownie
Green Salad or Carrot/Celery Sticks with Peanut Butter add $2

Applicable to all selections above:

  • selections include Artisanal Bread or Rolls, Coffee Service and Dessert Options of Brownies & Cookies or Mini-French Pastry Platter (excluding Box Lunch)
  • selections may be modified to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies such as gluten and nuts

Served Luncheon Suggestions

First Course (select one)
Soups:
Corn Chowder, Potato Fennel Leek, Curried Butternut Squash, Hearty Vegetable or Lentil with Turkey Bacon, Cantaloupe Soup with Berries, Tomato Gazpacho, Shrimp Bisque, Clam Chowder

Salads:
Arugula, Pears, Bleu Cheese Walnuts and Cracked Pepper Vinaigrette
Asian Noodles, Snow Peas, Carrots, Cucumbers and Peanut Sesame Dressing
Caesar with Cheese Toast or Herb Croutons and Parmesan Cheese
Fried Green Tomatoes, Roasted Corn, Romaine, Red Pepper Vinaigrette
Grilled Asparagus and Forrest Mushrooms
Mixed Greens with Julienne Carrots, Tomatoes, Cheese and Peppercorn Vinaigrette
Spinach, Mangos, Oranges, Red Onion, Pecans and Citrus Vinaigrette

Strawberries, Spinach, Fresh Mozzarella and Candie Walnuts (warm weather seasonal)
Watermelon, Arugula, Feta, Kalamata Olives and Jalapeno Vinaigrette (warm weather seasonal)
Blood Oranges, Frisee, Olives and Pomegranates (cold weather seasonal)
Mixed Citrus, Fennel, Watercress and Goat Cheese with Lemon Pepper Dressing (cold weather seasonal)

Main Course (select one)

Meats $50
Grilled Hanger Steak, Roasted Rosemary Red Potatoes, Sauteed Spinach
Maple and Mustard Glazed Pork Loin, Mashed Potato Scallion Cakes and Apple Compote
Marinated Grilled Flank Steak, Olive and Lemon Relish, Corn and Shiitake Fritters
Rack of Lamb Chops with Apricots, Olives and Butter Almonds on Couscous
Thai Grilled Flatiron Steak, Ginger Glaze, Sesame Rice and Asian Vegetables
Grilled Filet of Beef Tenderloin with Creamy Polenta and Grilled Vegetables (add $2)

Poultry $43
Herb-crusted Chicken Breast, Country Mashed Potatoes and Sauteed Greens
Leek Stuffed Chicken Breast, Polenta, Red Pepper Sauce and Chickpea Swiss Chard Saute
Moroccan Tanger Chicken Breast with Date and Fruit Couscous and Mediterranean Ratatouille
Parmesan-crusted Chicken Breast, Hush Puppies and Grilled Pears
Peruvian Roasted Chicken with Purple Potatoes, Cilantro Aioli and Yucca Chips
Red Curry Ginger Duck Breast with Mango Coconut Rice and Lime Sauce
Thai Grilled Chicken Breast, Ginger Glaze, Sesame Rice and Asian Vegetables
Turkey Scaloppini with Lemon Risotto and Sauteed Spinach with Wine Raisins

Vegetarian $43
Vegan Modification available on all Vegetarian Options
Baked Chile Rellenos with Goat Cheese, Pecans and Apricots, Rice and Tomatillo Sauce
Butternut Squash Lasagna with Ricotta, Hazelnuts, Cranberries and Braised Greens
Cauliflower Cheese Pie with Potato Crust with Marinated Tri-color Pepper & Zucchini Saute
Pear, Leek and Feta Tart, Quinoa and Peppered Almond Pilaf
Wild Mushroom Savory Bread Pudding, Creamed Corn and Grilled Scallions

Seafood $48
Selections out of season may be substituted for Fish indicated below
Dill Cured Salmon, Swedish Potatoes, Roasted Beets and Mustard Drizzle
Grilled Seasonal Fish: Atlantic Mahi Mahi, Rockfish or Snapper, Mushroom Risotto and Grilled Vegetables
Lemon Roasted Cod with Red Pepper Polenta and Sauteed Spinach with Raisins and Pecans
Red Snapper with Miso Noodles and Asian Vegetable Melange
Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Cake with Roasted Corn Pudding and Fried Green Tomatoes (add $4)

Dessert Course (select one)
Cheesecake Singles: New York Style Orange Truffle or Pumpkin
French Tarts: Citron Meringue, Fresh Apple or Pear
Fruit Tarts: Strawberries with Custard, Passion Fruit, Rhubarb Pear or Key Lime
Miniature Pecan Pie
Fresh Berry Short Cake
Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake
Dark Chocolate "Slouch" Bag with Chocolate Mousse
Bittersweet Chocolate Raspberry Torte
Opera Cake
Trio of Caramel Profiteroles with Whipped or Pastry Creme
Pear, Apple or Peach Crisp with Vanilla Ice Cream
Coconut Creme Brulee with Chocolate Sauce
Red Wine Poached Pear with Fresh Berry Consomme
Fruit and Berries
Selection of Artisanal Cheese with Biscuits (Maytag Blue, Manchego, & Brie)
Cookies and Brownies
Miniature French Pastries
Flourless Chocolate Torte with Hazelnut Sauce
Old Fashion Chocolate Cake
German Chocolate Cake
Tres Leches Cake
Yellow Cake with Buttercream Icing
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Red Velvet Cake
Apple, Cherry, or Blueberry Pie

Applicable to all selections above:

  • selections include Artisanal Bread or Rolls, Coffee Service and Dessert Options of Brownies & Cookies or Mini-French Pastry Platter (excluding Box Lunch)
  • selections may be modified to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies such as gluten and nuts
  • $5 Surcharge per person if more than one entree per event is selected

Prices are subject to change.