Meals & Catering

at The Alabama 4-H Center

The 4-H Center is proud to be known for its great meals and friendly service.

"Everyone rated the food and service as being outstanding!"
Dave Howell of Honda Manufacturing

We offer these dining options when planning your stay:

In order to best accommodate your group, all meals are planned and guaranteed in advance of your visit. Each group will also have a specific time for each meal service.

Standard Menus for our Meals

Standard meals are served in our dining room.



(All standard breakfast meals include cereal, juice, milk and coffee)

~ Eggs, Grits, Bacon or Sausage, Biscuits
~ Eggs, Sausage, Gravy, Biscuit
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(All lunch meals include dessert, coffee and tea)

~ Vegetable Soup, salad bar and Grilled Cheese Sandwich
~ Baked Potato Bar with chili, sour cream, bacon bits, cheese, salad bar
~ Chicken Fingers, french fries, cole slaw, roll
~ Chicken Salad Croissant with lettuce, tomato and chips
~ Hoagie Sandwich with cheese, lettuce, tomato and chips
~ Philly Cheese Steak on bun with peppers, onion and deli wedges
~ Chicken Breast on bun with lettuce, tomato, pickle and baked potato salad
~ Hamburger with cheese, condiments, baked beans, fries
~ Tuna Salad on tomato and lettuce with pasta salad
~ Chef's Salad Bar with diced ham, turkey, cottage cheese, cherry tomatoes
~ Chicken Caesar salad with mixed greens and bread stick
~ Beef Taco Salad with lettuce, tortilla chips, picante, cheese and sour cream
~ Tortilla Wraps with meat, cheese, condiments and baked potato salad
~ Grilled Chicken Breast, roasted potatoes, steamed vegetables
~ BBQ Pork Plate, baked beans and corn on the cob
~ Southwest Salad - Seasoned chicken breast on a bed of salad with corn, black beans, guacamole on side, tortilla strips, side of fruit and cornbread




(All dinner meals include salad or slaw, rolls, dessert, coffee and tea)

~ BBQ Chicken Breast, hashbrown casserole and green beans
~ Chicken Parmesan, roasted potatoes and steamed vegetable
~ Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo with pasta and bread sticks
~ Grilled Chicken Breast, oven roasted potatoes, steamed vegetables
~ Beef or Vegetable Lasagna with steamed vegetables
~ Pepper Steak over rice with onions, tomatoes and steamed vegetables
~ Hamburger Steak, baked potato with toppings and steamed vegetables
~ Roast Beef, fresh new potatoes, and French-blend vegetables
~ Roast Pork, sweet potato casserole, turnip greens or lima beans
~ BBQ Pork, baked beans and corn on the cob
~ Fried Chicken Breast, mashed potatoes and green beans
~ Pork Chops, scalloped potatoes, lima beans and corn muffins
~ Grilled Pork chop stuffed with smoked cheddar, mushrooms and red onions
~ Baked Black Forest Ham, baked sweet potato, turnip greens or butterbeans
~ Tortilla Crusted Tilapia, rice, steamed vegetables
~ Grilled Chicken Breast stuffed with spinach, bacon and feta cheese, steamed vegetables

All Dinner Menu items may be substituted for a Lunch selection, but Dinner pricing will apply.
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Break Refreshments

We can also accommodate most special requests. We will deliver and set-up breaks in your meeting room

Click here for a printable break item menu.


~ Coffee - $8.00 per pot (8-10 cups per pot)
~ Milk or Juice - $6 per pitcher (half gallon)
~ Milk Cartons – $0.65 each
~ Canned Soft Drinks - $1.00 per can
~ Bottled Water - $1.00 per bottle
~ Iced Tea - $15.00 per gallon
~ Lemonade - $12.00 per gallon

Apple Cider - $14.00 per gallon


Breads - Pastries - Desserts

Breads - Pastries - Desserts

~ Biscuits (With Butter and Assorted Jellies) - $12.00 per dozen
~ Sausage Biscuits - $18.00 per dozen
~ Mini Ham Biscuits - $18.00 per dozen
~ Sliced Breakfast Breads - $12.00 per dozen
~ Muffins - $15.00 per dozen
~ Cinnamon Rolls - $15.00 per dozen
~ Bagels with Cream Cheese - $24.00 per dozen
~ Cereal (Individual Bowls) - $1.00 each bowl
~ Cookies - $10.00 per dozen
(Chocolate Chip, Sugar, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut or Oatmeal Raisin)
~ Brownies - $10.00 per dozen
~ Lemon Bars - $12.00 per dozen
~ Mini Spinach Quiche - $15.00 per dozen

Cold Tray

Cold Trays

~ Whole Fruit - $1.00 per piece
~ Seasonal Fruit Tray - $3.00 per person
(Based on a minimum 25 people)
~ Vegetable Tray - $2.00 per person
(Based on a minimum of 25 people)
~ Assorted Cheeses and Crackers - $3.00 per person
(Based on a minimum of 15 people)



~ Peanuts - $8.00 per pound
~ Mixed Nuts - $15.00 per pound
~ Chex Mix - $6.50 per pound
~ Granola Bars - $1.00 per item
~ Assorted Mini Candy Bars - $15.00 per pound
~ Single Serving Bags of Chips - $1.00 per bag
~ Chips and Salsa - $2.50 per person
(Based on a minimum of 25 people)

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Catering Menu & Specialty Meals

We cater banquets and receptions of all sizes and budgets.

  • Catered meals are priced according to your menu selection and start at $16.50 per person
  • Hot and cold hors d'oeuvres are available for receptions or breaks
  • Click here for more information on reception catering
  • Click here for specialty meals
  • Click here for a printable Specialty menu

Individual Meals

Individual Meals

If we are serving other groups, often you can add meals at individual rates:

  • Standard meals are $8.00 for breakfast, $10.00 for lunch, or $13.50 for dinner
  • Rates shown are per person and do not include tax
  • Click here for individual overnight rates
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“In my 20+ years of doing event management, I’ve never had a more pleasant, successful experience.”

Dan Gilbert
Play On Con

“I don’t really know of anything that could have been better. We had a blast! Thank you for making our first ever Annual Retreat a great experience.”

Danny Kirkland
Healthsouth Printing Services

“Everyone rated the food and service as being outstanding!”

Dave Howell
Honda Manufacturing

Alabama 4-H Center - 892 4-H Road - Columbiana, AL 35051
(205) 669-4241 - Fax (205) 669-1364

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The 4-H Name and Emblem are protected under 18 U.S.C. 707.