Boil water, add salt & pasta-cook to al dente, drain and immediately toss with pesto, sundried toms, artichoke hearts, & roasted red peppers.
Dice up onion & zucchini, saute while pasta is cooking and add to the pasta with pesto & other veggies.
RESERVE some veggie pasta if vegetarians on trip
Grill or pan sear chicken breast-dice and add to pasta.
Halve the cherry tomatoes and add to either the pasta or salad. Cut bread in half lengthwise. Mix soft butter with minced garlic and smear on to bread-season with salt and pepper-griddle until bread becomes golden. Slice for service. Chop/tear up romaine into bite size pieces, place in a large bowl-toss lightly with Caesar dressing, add croutons & parmesan cheese (or keep on the side if GF/DF guests).