Food

The following is an overview of the food/menu that will be available during the 2017 CACUSS Conference. The menu is accurate at the time of posting but subject to change.

The purpose of this overview is for attendees' knowledge and planning purposes. Individual requests for specific amendments to a dish or item are not possible. CACUSS is committed to offering nutritious meals with an emphasis on proteins and vegetables to keep attendees energized throughout the conference. Each conference meal will offer vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, gluten-free and nut-free options. Please note that the Shaw Centre kitchen does have traces of nuts.

Should you have any concerns, requests or feedback regarding how the conference team could improve your experience, please email event.access@carleton.ca, phone 416-660-5724 or visit the Access Hub.

Sunday, June 11 (Pre-conference)

Carleton University

Breakfast

  • Fresh Fruit Platter (melons, berries, pineapple, grapes, strawberries)
  • Cinnamon rolls
  • Gluten-free muffins
  • Coffee, tea, and water

Lunch

  • Chef's Choice Vegan Soup
  • Mixed Greek Salad (Fresh red and green peppers, cucumbers, onions, tomato, feta cheese and olives in oregano and balsamic)
  • Black Bean Salad (black beans, avocado, oranges and red peppers in a lime cilantro dressing)
  • Quinoa Salad (with peppers, onions, tomato and cucumber)
  • Herb Roasted Chicken
  • Assorted soft drinks, fruit juices and spring water

Takeaway Lunch (The Way is Made By Walking)

  • Turkey Kaiser sandwich
  • Celery and carrot sticks
  • Whole Fruit
  • Homebaked Cookies
  • Soft drink or juice

Afternoon Break

  • Corn tortilla chips with salsa, sour cream, guacamole and pita chips with hummus
  • Assorted soft drinks and juice
  • Coffee and Tea

 

Newcomers/Colleges Reception

Canadian Museum of Nature

  • Traditional Cheese Board – gluten-free crisps available
  • Modern Mediterranean Breads and Spreads
  • Fresh Tabbouleh
  • Baba Ghanoush
  • Balsamic Roaster Red Peppers and Pearl Onions
  • Wild Rice Vegetarian Sushi
  • Fish Poppers
  • 3-sister salad shots
  • Smoked Salmon Mousse
  • Moose Shgooman (Algonquin-style)

 

Opening Reception

Canadian Museum of Nature

  • Traditional Cheese Board – gluten-free crisps available
  • Modern Mediterranean Breads + Spreads
  • Fresh Tabbouleh
  • Baba Ghanoush
  • Balsamic Roaster Red Peppers and Pearl Onions
  • Signature Baguettes with Tuscan and Teriyaki spreads
  • Oversized Shrimp Cocktail
  • Asian Dumpling Station – 3 varieties
  • Crudités
  • Antipasto board station
  • Bruschetta
  • Creamy Antipasto
  • Quesadillas with Greens

 

Monday, June 12

Shaw Centre

Morning Break

  • Cottage Cheese
  • Sliced Fresh Fruit

Lunch

  • Pulled Chicken Taco, apple balsamic slaw in Gluten-Free tortillas
  • Vegetarian refried beans, Cholula Hot Sauce
  • Dairy-Free Yukon Gold potato salad
  • Baby Kale salad with feta cheese, maple Dijon vinaigrette
  • Crisp market vegetables with hummus
  • Assorted Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Desserts
  • Sliced Fruit
  • Coffee and Tea

 

Tuesday, June 13

Shaw Centre

Breakfast

  • Sliced Fruit
  • Gluten-Free Muffins
  • Fresh juices
  • Coffee and Tea

Morning Break

  • Whole Fresh Fruit
  • Mango Berry Smoothie
  • Vegetable based smoothie

Lunch

  • Freshly baked rolls (Gluten-Free available)
  • Chicken Supreme, white wine and thyme risotto
  • Paysanne Vegetables
  • Cranberry-onion compote, roasted garlic jus
  • Peach Berry Crumble

Afternoon Break

  • Pretzels and fresh popcorn
  • Coffee and Tea

 

Wednesday, June 14

Shaw Centre

Morning Break

  • Whole Fresh Fruit
  • Nut Free Assorted Granola Bars

Lunch

  • Chickpea salad with red onions and cilantro
  • Green House Salad with vegetables and fine herb vinaigrette
  • Tofu-Vegetable Wok
  • Grilled Chicken
  • Coffee and Tea

Afternoon Break

  • Assortment of carrots, sweet peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes and hummus
  • Coffee and Tea

Closing Banquet

  • Spinach and Citrus Tender Baby Spinach Salad with Marinated Orange Medallions, Local Cress and Petals Maple Dijon Vinaigrette
  • Glazed chicken supreme
  • Vegetarian Option -  Red Onion and Chickpea Bhaji
  • Apple Baked Apple-Cinnamon Tart, Flakey Butter Pastry Grape Compote, Warm Salted Caramel Sauce
  • Cash Bar