Spirit of Chicago dinner menus

Spirit of Chicago Dinner Buffet Menus

Freshly prepared and seasonally inspired, our onboard buffet-style menu is the perfect sampling of flavors to satisfy all tastes. Our signature menu is included in the base ticket price for all standard dining cruises.

We offer unique menus on our specialty themed cruises such as our gospel or moonlight cruises. View these unique menu offerings for your specific cruise on our specialty cruises pages.

For groups of 20 or more, ask your event specialist about additional options and pricing.


  • Salads 

    Organic Mixed Field Greens
    Smoked Bacon | Grape Tomatoes | English Cucumbers | Carrots | Corn | American Cheddar Cheese | Herb Croutons
    House-Made Ranch Dressing | Balsamic Vinaigrette| Low-Fat Italian Dressing
     
    Organic Spinach & Kale Salad
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Red Bell Peppers | Red Onions | Lemon & Oregano Dressing
     
    Roasted Red Beet Salad
    Pickled Shallots | Fresh Mint | Italian Parsley
     
    Mediterranean Couscous & Chickpea Salad
    Scallions | Plum Tomatoes | Cumin & Paprika Vinaigrette
     
    Orzo & Bay Shrimp Salad
    Scallions | English Cucumbers | Cherry Tomatoes | Dill & Mustard Vinaigrette

     

    Vegetables and Pastas

    Roasted Broccoli Florets
    Toasted Garlic I Chili Flakes
     
    Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole
    Green Chilies | Scallions | Fresh Cilantro
     
    Baked Ziti Pasta
    Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella Cheese | Spinach & Garlic Sauce
     
    Mashed Potatoes
    Idaho Potatoes & Roasted Garlic
     

     
    Entrees

    Oven Baked Atlantic Cod Filet
    Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce
     
    Honey & Sesame Chicken
    Scallions | Fresno Chilies
     
    Whole-Roasted Pork Loin
    Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce
     
    Braised Beef Short Ribs
    Baby Carrots | Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce
     

     
    Desserts

    Seasonal Fruit
    Lemon Pound Cake & Strawberries
    Vanilla Bean Mousse & Raspberry Sauce
    Red Velvet & Chocolate Chip Brownie
    Caramel Apple Bread Pudding
     

    *Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.