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Event Menus: Seated
Buffet Dinner


A Wide Variety Of
Menu Items

Our Executive Chef Ned Bell has prepared a wide variety of menu options that allow you to create your own menu with a seated buffet dinner. We are happy to create a custom menu tailored towards your event. Our goal is to offer a dining experience as exceptional as the Aquarium itself. Please select from our menu choice or discuss your selection with one of our Event Planners. Our planning professionals strive to meet each individual needs.

 Download our Seated Buffet Dinner Menu

Contact Us

Phone: 604-659-3456

Email: cateringandevents@ocean.org

Seated Buffet Dinner Menu Options

Buffet dinner includes your choice of two salads, two sides, one vegetarian, two entrees, assorted cakes, fruits and freshly brewed organic and fair trade coffee and selection of teas.

Price per person $70.00

*All proteins are hormone free*

All prices are per person and are subject to applicable taxes and gratuities. Price may be changed without notice.

Maximum duration is 2 hours. Please ask your Event Planner for our seasonal or additional vegetarian options.

Seafood pricing is based on availability. Menus are seasonal and subject to change. Please confirm exact menu items with your Event Planner. Seated buffet dinners are priced for a minimum of 50 guests or a surcharge of $7.00 per person will apply. 



  • Citrus Roasted Beet & Arugula Salad (GF)                                      
    Goat cheese, hazlenuts, orange vinaigrette

  • Heritage Salad Mix (V) (GF)                                   
    Tomatoes, cucumbers, shallots & aged balsamic & roasted garlic dressing

  • Red Romaine Hearts                                         
    Caesar Style Dressing, Shaved Parmesan & Crisps

Enhance your Buffet - Soups

additional $5.00 per person, per soup

  • Windset Farms Heirloom Tomato & Sweet Bell Pepper Puree (V) (GF)

  • Parsnip & Celery Root, Maple Black Pepper Glaze (V) (GF)

  • Caramelized Squash, Brown Butter Honey, Pumpkin Seeds (GF)

Buffet Entrées

  • Fraser Valley Chicken Breast, Zucchini 2 Ways, Patty Pan Squash and Pine Nuts (GF)

  • Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs, Spinach & Parmesan (GF)

  • Vanilla Butter Kuterra Salmon (GF)

  • Wild Ling Cod, Truffle Dressing (GF)

  • Chef's Choice Ravioli

  • Heirloom Tomato Couscous

  • Corn Polenta, Ratatouille (GF)

  • Gnocchi, Heirloom Tomato Relish (V)

Carving Station (chef at station)

Enhance your dinner buffet by:
Add a Carving Station per person $18.00
Substitute a protein entrée for a Carving Station per person $5.00

Carving Station includes a chef at the station. All carving items are served with a selection of mustards, horseradish and assorted rolls.

  • Roasted Turkey, BC Cranberry Sauce (GF) & House made gravy 

  • Roasted Beef Strip loin, Red Wine Jus (GF)

  • Rack of Lamb, Green Olive Tapenade, Sundried Tomato Mayo 

*Our gravy and jus are not gluten free.

Sides : Starches, Grains, and Vegetables                                                                                              

  • Golden Potato Puree (GF)

  • Ragout of Lentils & Chick peas (GF)

  • Steamed 7 Grain Rice

  • Steamed Brocolini (GF)

  • Roasted Beets & Carrots (GF)

  • Roasted Mushrooms (GF)

  • Buttered Green beans (GF)

  • Steam Asparagus (GF)

    Add an additional side $9.00 per choice per person

Dessert Station                                                                                                                                         

Assorted cakes and fruit platter (fruit platter - (V) (GF))

Freshly brewed organic & fair trade coffee and selection of teas  

Enhance your dessert station by selecting one of our seasonal desserts

Flourless Chocolate Cake, Vanilla Whipped Cream (GF) per person $7.00   

Cheese Cake, Sea Salt Caramel  per person $7.00   

Pumpkin Pie per person $7.00   


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