PRIVATE EVENT MENUS

$50 per person Buffet or Family Style and $56 for Plated Service
Per Person Price Does Not Include
5% Booking Fee, 20% Gratuity, or 10.3% VA and Charlottesville Sales Tax

Commonwealth Catering can provide passed or stationary hors-d’oeuvres for an additional cost.

1st course – choose one – each additional appetizer – $4 pp

Butternut Squash Bisque w/ Roasted Squash Seeds (V)
Roasted Beet Salad w/ Goat Cheese, Bacon, Crispy Leek s and Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette (V)
Bibb Lettuce Salad w/ Granny Smith Apple, Virginia Peanuts, and Fines Herb Dressing (V)
Ham Hock Meatballs w/ Blistered Black-Eyed-Peas, Ham Hock Jus and Micro Mustard Greens
Autumn Empanada – Short Rib, Carter’s Cider, Habanero Pineapple Sauce and Fall Pico
Ham Biscuit Trio – Classic, Pineapple Chutney, and House Made Honey Mustard
Smoked Trout Dip w/ Ritz Crackers and Crusty Bread (V/GF)

 

2nd course – choice of two – each additional entree – $6 pp

Jerk Chicken w/ Rice and Beans, Fried Plantains and Mango Salsa
Seared Seasonal Fish w/ Spinach, Carrots, and Red Pepper Sauce
Chef’s Cut Beef w/ Crispy Onions and Roasted Garlic Mash Potatoes
Chef’s Cut Pork w/ Broccolini and House Made Chimichurri
Vegetarian Butternut Risotto

 

3rd course – choose one

A selection of Seasonal Pies – TBD
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle Tartlet
Triple Citrus Chess Square w/ Raspberry Coulis
Autumn Maple Custard Crumble (V)
Commonwealth Cheesecake (V)

 

Beverage Packages

Non-Alcoholic – Soda, Water, Iced Tea, Mixers and Ice $4.75 pp
Coffee Station w/ sweetener, sugar, and cream $3.75 pp
Wine and Beer – four wines and four bottled beer $18 pp
Wine, Beer and Spirits – four wines, four bottle beers and premium spirits $27 pp
All beverage packages are priced for a 3-hour event.

Hor d’oeuvres – Centerpieces and Displays

Vegetable Crudites  w/ Hummus or Ranch DipA colorful array of fresh vegetable such as: Endive, Red Pepper, Broccoli, Celery, Cucumbers, Carrots and Cauliflower

Small serves 12-20: $39.00        Medium 21-30: $55.00        Large 35-50: $85:00

 

Cheese Board A selection of Local Cheeses such as: Vat 17 Cheddar, Humbolt Fog Goat Cheese, and Camembert  w/ grapes, seasonal jams and crusty bread

Small serves 12-20: $79.00       Medium 21-30: $129.00        Large 35-50: $169

 

Baked Brie with Toasted Walnuts and Dried Cherries$89.99

A One Kilo Wheel of Double Creme Brie topped w/ walnuts and chopped dried cherries, served warm w/ artisan crackers and crusty bread. (serves approximately 25)

 

Dips (2 lbs. minimum)

Fresh Salsa served w/ House Made Tortilla Chips  $15.99 lb.

Smoked Trout Dip served warm w/ Ritz Crackers  $22.50 lb.

Pork Dip served warm w/ fresh pork rinds  $TBD

 

Stationary Hors d’Oeuvres

Mini Group  $3.00 (per piece)                                                                               

Mini Lamb Meatballs w/ tzatziki sauce                                                        

Mini Ham Hock Meatballs  in Ham Hock Jus

Mini Sweet Potato Biscuits filled w/ Chutney Butter and Ham        

Mini Empanadas Chef’s seasonal choice meat or vegetarian options available

Mini Ham OR Chicken Biscuits – Classic, Pineapple Chutney, and Honey Mustard  

 

Sliders

Slider Group $3.50 (per piece)

Fried Chicken Sliders w/ Pickles, Lettuce, and Goat Cheese Ranch on a Carter’s Brioche Bun

CW Burger Sliders w/ Caramelized Onion, Camembert Cheese, Lettuce and Mustard Aioli

Oyster Sliders w/ Old Bay Mayo, Bibb Lettuce, Tomato, Pickle and Red Onion            

 

Hors d’Oeuvres Group  $3.00 (per piece)  

Smoked Trout Dip on Belgian Endive

Steak Canapes w/ Goat Cheese Sauce on crostini

Chevre and Pesto Mini Pastries

Mushroom Duxelle Mini Pastries

Asparagus and Boursin Cheese Mini Pastries

Homemade Pimento Cheese Mini Pastries

Deviled Eggs w/ Applewood Smoked Bacon and Thyme or Southern Style

Autumn Olive Pork Dip served in a spoon and topped w/ House Made Pork Rinds

Chicken and Waffles – Hand Cut White Breast Nuggets rolled in our signature Bacon

Flour topped w/ Homemade Waffle and drizzled w/ Maple Syrup

 

Sweets  

Sweet Group $3.00 (per piece)

Lemon Curd Mini Pastry w/ Blackberry Garnish

Mini Custard Beignets dusted w/ powdered sugar   

Lemon Chess Bites dusted w/ powdered sugar                                                 

Brownie Bites dusted w/ powdered sugar                                                              

 

Beverage Packages

Non Alcoholic – Soda, Water, Iced Tea, Mixers and Ice $4.75 pp

Coffee Station w/ sweetener, sugar and cream $3.75 pp

Wine and Beer – four wines and four bottled beer $18 pp

Wine, Beer and Spirits – four wines, four bottle beers and premium spirits $27 pp

All beverage packages are priced for a 3-hour event.

AVAILABILITY

Commonwealth/skybar has a variety of spaces that could accommodate any group.

FOOD MENUS & PRICING
  • commonwealth/skybar offers a variety of prix fixe menus at various price points. We will customize a menu based on your specific requests. Our chefs are willing to work around any dietary restrictions.
  • Our menus are constantly changing to take advantage of the seasons best offerings.
  • All menus are priced per person and all hors d’oeuvres are priced per piece.
    Your Event Manager will assist you with the menu planning process.
SECURITY

COMMONWEALTH/SKYBAR REQUIRES THE USE OF SECURITY FOR SOME FUNCTIONS. THIS IS TO ENSURE A PEACE OF MIND FOR YOU, YOUR CLIENT AND THEIR GUESTS. SECURITY PERSONAL ARE USED TO FOR ID, GUEST LIST CHECKING, VIP BANDING, CROWD CONTROL AND OVERALL SAFETY. COMMONWEALTH/SKYBAR RECOMMENDS ONE SECURITY PERSONS FOR EVERY 50 GUESTS. YOUR EVENT MANAGER WILL ASSIST IN ARRANGING SECURITY FOR YOUR EVENT FOR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE.

RENTALS
  • commonwealth/skybar can provide most or your event and catering needs, however some rentals may be required to customize your event. Your Event Manager will assist you with arranging all rentals for your event for an additional charge.
  • commonwealth/skybar is located within blocks from both the Market Street and Water Street Parking Garages. Please encourage your guest to bring their parking tickets with them and we’d be delighted to validate for two hours.
RENTAL FEES VS. FOOD & BEVERAGE MINIMUMS
  • In lieu of a rental fee commonwealth/skybar will gladly set a Food & Beverage Minimum for a determined amount.
  • If the agreed amount is spent on food and beverage, the rental fee will be waived.
  • If the agreed amount is not spent, the remaining amount will be charged as a rental fee.
  • Rental Fees and Food & Beverage Minimums are determined by the events date, time and season. Your Event Manager will determine your specific Food & Beverage Minimum.
BEVERAGE MENUS & PRICING
  • commonwealth/skybar offers a broad selection for beer, wine and spirits at various price points.
  • Our Bar Manager would be delighted to customize a specialty cocktail for your event.
  • Our beverage offerings change seasonally to take advantage of the seasons best offerings.
  • Beverage packages can be broken down several ways, however all beverages are priced per consumption.
  • Your Event Manager will assist you in selecting the best beverage package for your event.
SERVICE CHARGE
  • A 20% – 25% Service Charge will be automatically added to the subtotal depending on event type. The Service Charge acts as a gratuity.
  • Some set up, break down and Event Management fees may apply.

RESERVE FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

If you have any trouble with this form, you can contact us about your event at
cwrestaurantandskybarevents@gmail.com
or call 434-987-9375

PARKING

MARKET STREET PARKING GARAGE

504 E Market St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

  • Mon-Wed 6AM-Midnight
  • Thurs-Sat 6AM-1AM
  • Sunday Noon-10PM
  • $2.50 Hourly / Max $20
WATER STREET PARKING GARAGE

200 E Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

  • Mon-Wed 6AM-Midnight
  • Thurs-Sat 6AM-1AM
  • Sunday Noon-10PM
  • $2 Hourly / Max $16
WATER STREET LOT

100 E Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

  • Mon-Wed 6AM-Midnight
  • Thurs-Sat 6AM-1AM
  • Sunday Noon-10PM
  • $2.50 Hourly / Max $18

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

ASH LAWN OPERA

226 E High St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
ashlawnopera.com

VIOLET CROWN MOVIE THEATER

200 W Main St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
charlottesville.violetcrown.com

THE JEFFERSON THEATER

110 E. Main St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
jeffersontheater.com

CHROMA ART PROJECTS GALLERY

418 E. Main St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
chromaprojects.com

LIVE ARTS

123 E Water St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
livearts.org

OLD METROPOLITAN HALL

101 E. Main St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
oldmetropolitanhall.com

PARAMOUNT THEATER

215 E. Main St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
theparamount.net

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