Santa Cruz Shakespeare has expanded concessions at The Grove and this year we will feature guest artisan food vendors.
The Boyle Family Picnic Glen, featuring 16 picnic tables with sweeping views of the Monterey Bay, or picnic tables in our lobby for those who wish for more accessible locations. The Grove’s picnic area, The Boyle Family Picnic Glen and concessions opens 90 minutes prior to performances.
Pre-show & Intermission Options
Please note: Concessions is open 90 minutes prior to the start of the show, located at the back of the quonset hut. The online pre-order cafe for meals in advance closes at 8pm for orders prior to the next day showing.
Pre-order tasty eats that are perfectly suited theater-going meals, quick, healthy and delicious! Buzen meals are made fresh daily, just order in advance online and pick-up at the Concessions Café at The Grove’s quonset hut.
Buzen, pronounced (B00-ZEN) ( 豊前市 Buzen-shi) is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan where in 1933 owner, Yuriko Yamaguchi was born and raised. Yuriko has been in the restaurant industry for many years, she opened the first sushi bar in downtown Santa Cruz in the 1970’s and has had many foodie ventures since.
Today, Yuriko has reopened the doors of Buzen with a different mission, utilizing her unique talent in creating a healthy, fresh, and quality driven gourmet cuisine which has been very well received for its convenience for today’s lifestyles.
Honey Ginger Chicken Salad $7.99 +tax – Finely shredded cabbage topped with chicken, green onions, cranberries and shaved almonds, served with Buzen‘s original honey ginger dressing on the side. Ingredients: Cabbage, chicken, dried pomegranate infused cranberries, green onions, almonds and sesame seeds, Dressing (canola oil, sesame oil, sugar, honey, potato starch, mustard powder, fresh ginger juice, soy sauce, mirin and rice vinegar).
Ingredients: Quinoa, Kale, purple cabbage, sweet yellow peppers, sweet red peppers, garbanzo beans, dried pomegranate infused cranberries, dressing (soy sauce, sesame oil, lemon juice, canola oil, sugar, honey, potato starch, mustard powder, fresh ginger juice, mirin and rice vinegar)
Ingredients: Green spinach wrap, chicken, cabbage, purple cabbage, cucumbers, yellow peppers, red peppers, cilantro, carrots, dressing (canola oil, sesame oil, sugar, honey, potato starch, mustard powder, fresh ginger juice, soy sauce, mirin and rice vinegar, sriracha)
Ingredients: Green spinach wrap, cabbage, purple cabbage, cucumbers, yellow peppers, red peppers, cilantro, carrots, pickled gin
Ingredients: Yakisoba Noodles, chicken, cabbage, yellow onion, Sauce (ketchup, worcestershire sauce and soy sauce, sugar, mirin, garlic powder, mustard, caramel color.)
Ingredients: Yakisoba Noodles, cabbage, yellow onion, pickled ginger, Sauce (ketchup, worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, sugar, mirin, garlic powder, mustard, caramel color).
Ingredients: Rice, sushi vinegar, dried seaweed, avocado, imitation
GUEST ARTISAN FOOD VENDOR
Serving at The Grove on select dates, see schedule below.
Handmade double-crusted pastry pyes encapsulating an abundant savory filling of Beef, Lamb, Pork, Chicken or Vegetables. The crust balances flavor and strength. The filling has just enough sauce to merge the pie into the perfect handheld “meal”. We prefer local, organic products. Flavor drives our sourcing decisions. We use only Petaluma Farms Organic Chicken – air chilled – no antibiotics – Non GMO -free range – no hormones or steroids – vegetarian diet – free range. The lamb and beef are grass fed and hormone free. Wonderful veggie options available as well! Menu details can be found at artisanhandfood.com
- Friday July 7 – 6pm – 8pm Please Note: Due to the fire at Delaveaga Park road closure affected our normal operations, this date for food vending was canceled, set-up and prep hours prior was necessary and we were unable to have Rogue Pyes at The Grove. Our apologies for any inconvenience.
- Saturday, July 8 – 6pm – 8pm
- Saturday, July 15 – 12pm – 2pm
- Friday, July 21 – 6pm – 8pm
- Saturday, July 22 – 12pm – 2pm and 6pm – 8pm
- Friday, August 4 – 6pm – 8pm
- Saturday, August 5 – 12pm – 2pm and 6pm – 8pm
- Sunday, August 6 – 12pm – 2pm and 6pm – 8pm
- Friday, August 18 – 6pm – 8pm
- Saturday, August 19 – 12pm – 2pm and 6pm – 8pm
- Sunday, August 20 – 12pm – 2pm and 6pm – 8pm
- Friday, September 1 – 6pm – 8pm
- Saturday, September 2 – 12pm – 2pm and 6pm – 8pm
- Sunday, September 3 – 12 pm – 2pm and 6pm – 8pm