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 4, 2013

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

Where/When: Tobey-Kendel Dining Room @ 5:00pm - 7:30pm

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


MENU: Home For The Holidays

  • Tomato Basil Bruschetta
  • Ancho BBQ Meatballs
  • Crab Rangoon Dip with Fried Wontons
  • Assorted Cheeses with Crackers
  • Breaded Ravioli
Soup Du Jour
  • Hearty Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Crabtree Ale and Cheese Soup
  • Assorted Rustic Breads and Rolls
Salad Bar / Antipasti Bar
  • Marinated Mushroom Salad
  • Roasted Red Pepper Salad with Roasted Garlic and Chile Oil
  • Marinated Olive Blend
  • Artichokes and Asparagus in Herb Vinaigrette
  • Italian Meat Selections (Tray of Capicola, Salami, Rolled Ham, Prosciutto)
  • Caprese Salad
  • Pickled Salmon
  • Maytag Blue Cheese and Glazed Walnut Salad with Cranberries
Home Plate
  • Colorado Carved NY Strip Loin
    (Local Beef served with Demi Glace, Horseradish Sauce and Sautéed Mushrooms)
  • Stuffed Scallop and Shrimp St. Jacques
  • Spinach Tofu Lasagna
  • Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
  • Cabernet Rice Medley
  • Broccoli with Red Peppers
  • Roasted Vegetable Medley
  • Potato Latkes with Applesauce
Prima Pasta
  • Colorado Cheddar Mac and Cheese
  • Colorado Red Bean Elk Chili
Wok 'n Roll
  • Hot Chocolate Station
  • Hot Cider
  • Egg Nog
  • Pumpkin Spice Pork Tenderloin with Cider Reduction
  • Roasted Butternut Squash
  • Grilled Apple Green Beans
The Grille
  • Southwest Turkey Meatloaf
  • Green Chile Gravy
  • Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Bacon
  • Colorado Bean and Corn Blend with Pablanos
Middle East (@ Holmes Only)
  • Colorado Lamb Osso Bucco Tagine
  • Saffron Cous Cous
  • Petite Pan Squash and Baby Carrot Medley
  • Assorted Cheesecake
  • Flourless Chocolate Cake
  • Chocolate Mascarpone 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!