Special Events & Monotony Breakers

Home For The Holidays - special dinner

No matter what holiday you celebrate, we want you to celebrate the holidays with us! Please join us for an evening meal to celebrate this holiday season!

Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Where/When: Holmes Dining Hall @ 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Where/When: Tobey-Kendel Dining Room @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Faculty and Staff, please read the important information at the bottom of the page!


MENU: Home For The Holidays ~ Colorado Cuisine

  • CO Smoked Salmon Canape Grilled
  • CO Buffalo Flank and Pepper Skewers
  • CO Beer Cheese Fondue with Mini Pretzels and Pretzel Bread
  • CO Cheese Tray with Crackers
  • Crudite Tray with Ranch and Weld County Onion Dip
Soup Du Jour
  • Hearty Homestyle Chicken Noodle
  • CO Potato Bisque
  • Assorted Rustic Breads & Rolls
Salad Bar
  • CO Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad with Shallot Herb Vinaigrette
  • CO Bean, Corn, Jicama Salad with Jalapeno Dressing
  • Green Apple Coleslaw
  • Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Red Pepper Salad with Bacon and Smoked Cheddar
  • Tri-Color Tortellini Salad with Creamy Red Pepper Pesto, Artichokes, and Basil
  • Tossed Salad with Grape Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and Carrots
  • Spiced Peach and Mead Poached Pear Salad with Fresh Blackberries
  • Fresh Fruit Display
Home Plate
  • CO Carved NY Strip Loin Seared
  • CO Striped Bass with Green Chile Cream Sauce
  • CO Mushroom Lasagna
  • CO Roasted Beet and Tri-Color Potato Medley
  • Rice, Red Wheat, and Millet Pilaf
  • Sauteed French Green Beans with Cranberries and Walnuts
  • Seasonal Chef Blend Vegetables
  • Vegetable Potato Latkes with Applesauce
Prima Pasta
  • Pumpkin Ravioli
  • Butternut Cream Sauce
  • Bison Bolognese
  • Freshly Grated Parmesan Reggiano
Wok 'n Roll
  • Hot Chocolate Station with Toppings
  • Hot Apple Cider
  • Egg Nog
  • House Smoked Turkey Tenderloin Medallions with Cranberry Chutney
  • CO Roasted Butternut Squash
  • Sauteed Petite Pan Squash
The Grille
  • TommyKnocker Beer Bratwurst
  • Elk Jalapeno Cheddar Bratwurst
  • Smoked Jackalope Habanero Cherry Sausage
  • Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Bacon
  • Greeley Stout Gravy
  • Braised Red Cabbage with Apples
Middle East (@ Holmes Only)
  • Colorado Lamb Osso Bucco Tagine
  • Saffron Cous Cous
  • Petite Pan Squash and Baby Carrot Medley
  • Assorted Cheesecake
  • Chocolate Cherry Yule Log
  • Chocolate Marscarpone Babka
  • Holiday Cookies



  • Adults: $15.00
  • Children (ages 4-12): $10.00
  • Children under the age of 4: Complimentary



Those faculty and staff on the meal deduction program are welcome to attend with one guest at the current rate. Please see below for other prices.

Do you know of another holiday we should be acknowledging? Have an idea for a fun theme dinner we should have? Email us at diningservices@unco.edu for consideration! We would love to hear from you!