University of Toronto

Chestnut Residence and Conference Centre

At Chestnut, we are proud to serve over 60% of our meals using locally produced ingredients. All of our milk is organic. All chicken and lamb served at Chestnut is Halal (Halal beef is available upon request). Please note that the University of Toronto is a bottled water free zone. Complimentary jugs of ice water are available.A taxable 15% service charge and 13% HST will apply to all menus.



Dinner Soups
Purée of Roasted Cauliflower and Aged Ontario Cheddar, topped with Parsley Cream
Cream of Woodland Mushroom, topped with Fresh Chives
Roasted Butternut Squash, with Toasted Pine Nuts and Mint Sour Cream Drizzle
Southern Italian Minestrone, served with Pesto and Fresh Romano Cheese
Roasted Corn Chowder, topped with Slivers of Smoked Ham
Shrimp and Shitake Mushroom Wontons, in a Clear Broth finished with Scallions and Coriander
Lentil and Bacon Gumbo, topped with Gorgonzola Croutons
$6.75 Per Person
Dinner Salads
Californian Mini Greens, tossed in a Honey Lime Vinaigrette with Candied Pecans
Spinach and Sliced Button Mushroom Salad, tossed with Dijon Chive Vinaigrette and topped with Bermuda Onions
Tender Boston Bibb Lettuce and Watercress, dressed with a Citrus Mint Yogurt topped with Toasted Almonds
Belgian Endive, Curly Endive and Radicchio Salad tossed with Poppy Seed and a Red Onion Vinaigrette topped Spiced Walnuts
Baby Romaine Leaf, dressed with a Creamed Basil Vinaigrette and topped Smoked Canadian Bacon Bits, Croutons and Romano Cheese
$7.00 Per Person

Dinner Entrees 
Oven Roasted Canadian Angus Prime Rib of Beef, accompanied with Creamy Horseradish and Yorkshire Pudding $35.50 Per Person
Pan Seared Breast of Capon, accompanied with Sautéed Peppers and Purple Onions in a Tomato Reduction $30.00 Per Person
Oven Roasted Canadian Angus Beef Tenderloin, served with a Roast Peppercorn Sauce $41.00 Per Person
Braised Lamb Shank, served with Rosemary Herbed Couscous and Sautéed Rapini $36.00 Per Person
Seared Fillet of Atlantic Salmon, served on a Bed of Lentil Caviar and Swiss Chard $39.00 Per Person
Free Range Chicken Breast stuffed with Spinach, Rosemary and Goat Cheese served with Pan Drippings $34.00 Per Person
Seared Double Ontario Pork Chop, served with a Warm Apple Compote $32.50 Per Person
All entrees are accompanied by appropriate starch, market vegetables, freshly baked rolls and butter, and coffee, decaffeinated coffee and a selection of tea. Arrangements can be made for Halal and Kosher Meals
Vegetarian Entrees
Ricotta Cheese and Spinach Rotolo Pasta, served with an Organic Tomato Basil Sauce
Creamy Mushroom Risotto served with Balsamic Glazed Zucchini, Peppers and Eggplant
Thai Coconut Green Curry Vegetable with Udon Noodles
Vegan Entrees
Mushroom and Tofu Bourguignon, served on Rice Pilaf
Indonesian Curried Red Lentils, on a Pilaf Rice with Crisp Papadum
Tofu Piccata on Roasted Beet Risotto served with Sauteed Bitter Greens

Four Berry Mille-Feuille drizzled with a Mango Coulis
Chocolate Bowl filled with Grand Marnier Mousse served with Berry Coulis
Mango and Passion Fruit Charlotte, served with Candied Ginger Cream
Crème Caramel, served with Marinated Berries
Chocolate Pecan Tart, accompanied by Brandied Crème Anglaise
Spiked Lemon Meringue Tart, served with Raspberry Coulis
$7.25 Per Person