Special Events & Catering

Thank you for choosing Muscarella’s Cafe Italia to host your special event!

Our banquet facilities offer a number of possibilities for any occasion. Whether you are hosting a holiday or birthday party, baby or bridal shower, rehearsal dinner or business meeting, we are committed to making your event memorable.

The loft can handle from 20-60 guests with options of both buffet and sit down service for your guests. The terrazza can fit comfortably up to 35 people and is available for rental from April to October offering cocktail & appetizers as well as buffet service.

Between these two spaces, we have no doubt we can cater to the needs of your group and look forward to working with you to plan the perfect event.

Special Events / Banquets

Appetizers


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HOT APPETIZERS

  • Bruschetta… An assortment of mushroom & asiago, roasted red pepper & mozzarella, tomato, bleu and basil $75
  • Crab Cake Croquettes… Miniature crab cakes served with spicy tartar and remoulade dipping sauces, 30 piece $75
  • Stuffed Hot Peppers… Sausage stuffed Hungarian hot peppers, traditional red sauce, mozzarella cheese, $75
  • Stuffed Mushrooms… Lump crabmeat and cheese stuffed, 50 piece $75
  • Sautéed Hot Peppers… Served with grilled Focaccia, $40
  • Garlic Cheese Bread… Mancini’s Italian bread, garlic butter, mozzarella cheese, traditional red sauce, $40
  • Arancini…Fried Risotto Balls, tomato & Marscapone filled, 50 piece…$75
  • Polenta with Sausage…Creamy polenta, red sauce & loose sausage…$50
  • Greens & Beans…$65
  • Eggplant Milanese…Breaded eggplant, Arugula, Balsamic
  • Tomatoes…$75 Mussels with White Wine & Garlic…$65
  • Meatballs…House Red Sauce…$1 each

COLD APPETIZERS

  • Italian Anti Pasta… Assorted cheeses, Italian meats, olives, balsamic tomatoes and fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, Artisan breads, $125
  • Shrimp Cocktail… Jumbo shrimp served with cocktail sauce, crackers and fresh lemon wedges, $1 Per Piece
  • Fresh Fruit… Seasonal fruit, $75
  • Vegetable Crudité… Assorted fresh vegetables served with homemade ranch dipping sauce, $50
  • Tuna Crudo…Raw, diced sushi-grade tuna, black sesame seeds, chives, Asian Zing sauce…$100
  • Pastrami Smoked Salmon…Capers, dill aioli, grilled Tuscan bread…$100

Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Light Luncheons


Our Light Luncheon selections are offered to events of 20 to 30 guests.
All plated luncheons are served with O’Neill’s premium coffee, hot or iced tea tableside.
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SALADS & SANDWICHES & QUICHE

  • Grilled Chicken Salad… Tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, black olives, mozzarella cheese, curly fries, grilled
    chicken, served in a pastry bowl, choice of dressing…$11
  • Grilled Steak Salad… Tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, black olives, mozzarella cheese, curly fries, grilled steak tips, served in a pastry bowl, choice of dressing…$13
  • Caprese Salad with Chicken… Sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, olives, balsamic & olive oil, grilled chicken breast…$13
  • Chicken Caesar Salad… Romaine lettuce tossed with croutons, olives, grilled chicken and parmesan cheese…$13
  • Chicken Sandwich… Grilled chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, Brioche bun, homemade chips…$10
  • French Dip…Shaved prime rib, au jus dipping sauce, mozzarella served on a Mancini Hoagie bun,
    homemade chips…$12
  • Quiche… Spinach & Cheddar, fresh fruit, bacon garnish…$12

ENTREES (SERVED WITH GARDEN SALAD)

  • Filet… Chargrilled 4oz. Filet, Yukon mashed, wilted spinach…$17
  • Lasagna… Four cheese & meat layered, house Red sauce…$14
  • Choice of Pasta & Sauce… $12
  • Chicken Francaise… Egg batter, lemon white wine sauce, wilted spinach over spaghetti…$15
  • Chicken Marsala… Floured & pan fried, Marsala wine sauce, wild mushrooms over spaghetti…$15

ENHANCEMENTS

  • Baby Greens Salad $2.5
  • Homemade Wedding Soup $3
  • Seasonal Fruit Cup $3

Luncheon Buffets


$16 Per Person. For our guests we set our tables with Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Dipping, Mancini’s Bread & Rolls, Grissini, Pecorino Romano Cheese & Mixed Marinated Olives.

INSALATA (CHOOSE ONE)

  • House Garden Salad Tossed with Italian
  • Caesar Salad
  • Muscarella Salad +$2* (Baby Greens, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Italian Dressing, Hot Peppers)
  • Caprese Salad +$3* (Sliced Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Olives, Balsamic & Olive Oil)
  • Arugula Salad +$2 (Italian Olives & Shaved Fennel, Asiago Cheese, Vinaigrette)

PASTA (CHOOSE ONE)

  • PENNE PASTA
  • Traditional Red Sauce
  • Alfredo
  • D’Oglio
  • Vodka
  • Marinara
  • Cacio E Pepe—Butter, Cracked Pepper, Parmesan

ENTRÉE (CHOOSE ONE)

  • Chicken Francaise
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Chicken Italiano—Breaded & Baked Legs, Breasts & Thighs
  • Chicken Parmigiana
  • Pork Scalloppini, Brown Butter Sage Sauce
  • Anthony’s Garlic Cream Chicken
  • Sunday Gravy—Braciole, Meatballs, Hot Sausage +$2*
  • Shaved Prime Rib +$4*

POTATO (CHOOSE ONE)

  • Yukon Mashed
  • Roasted Rosemary Redskin Potatoes
  • Parsley Redskin Potatoes
  • Baked Potato
  • Saffron Risotto +$2*

VEGETABLE (CHOOSE ONE)

  • Italian Vegetable Blend
  • Honey Carrots
  • Garlic Green Beans
  • Broccoli Almondine

ADDITIONAL ENHANCEMENTS

  • Homemade Wedding Soup
    Served Tableside $3*
  • Meatballs in Red Sauce $75
  • Sausage, Peppers, Onions $75
  • Fresh Vegetable Tray $50

Our Luncheon Buffets are offered to events of 25 or more guests. O’Neill’s premium coffee, hot or iced tea included.

*Per Person Upgrade

Plated Dining Options


Available for groups of 20-35 people and will be served to your guests in three courses. You will choose one Salad, one Pasta and up to three main entrees. Advanced count of each main entrée is required.

For our guests we set our tables with Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Dipping, Mancini’s Bread & Rolls, Grissini, Pecorino Romano Cheese & Mixed Marinated Olives.

INSALATA (CHOOSE ONE)

  • House Garden Salad Tossed with Italian
  • Caesar Salad
  • Muscarella Salad +$2* (Baby Greens, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Italian Dressing, Hot Peppers)
  • Caprese Salad +$3* (Sliced Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Olives, Balsamic & Olive Oil)
  • Arugula Salad +$2 (Italian Olives & Shaved Fennel, Asiago Cheese, Vinaigrette)

PASTA (CHOOSE ONE)

  • CHOOSE CAVATELLI OR PENNE PASTA
  • Traditional Red Sauce
  • Alfredo
  • D’Oglio
  • Vodka
  • Marinara
  • Cacio E Pepe—Butter, Cracked Pepper, Parmesan

ENTRÉE (CHOOSE UP TO THREE)

  • Chicken Francaise…White Wine, Spinach, Egg Batter $18
  • Chicken Marsala…Mushroom & Wine Sauce $18
  • Chicken Parmigiana…Red Sauce & Mozzarella Cheese $17
  • Chicken Milanese…Arugula & Balsamic Tomatoes $18
  • 8oz. Filet Mignon…Chargrilled, Mushroom Marsala Demi Glaze $30 Oscar Style with Crab Gouda Sauce $32
  • Roasted Beef Tenderloin…Red Wine Sauce $28
  • 6oz. Sirloin…Chargrilled, Port & Blue Cheese Sauce $23
  • 12oz. New York Strip…Chargrilled $28
  • Veal Chop…Chargrilled, Roasted Shallots & Truffle Demi $30
  • Surf & Turf…5oz. Filet & 5oz. Lobster Tail $38
  • Crab Cakes…Handmade, Roasted Pepper Remoulade $20
  • Swordfish…Grilled, Crab & Lemoncello Glaze $25
  • Salmon…Pan Seared, Orange Apricot Glaze $22

O’Neill’s premium coffee, hot or iced tea included.

The Italian Feast


$28 per person. We recommend the Italian Feast for long dinners with friends & lots of fabulous food! We offer this to groups of a minimum of 30 people.

For our guests we set our tables with Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Dipping, Mancini’s Bread & Rolls, Grissini, Pecorino Romano Cheese & Mixed Marinated Olives.

ANTIPASTA (CHOOSE THREE)

  • Meatballs
  • Bruschetti—Tomato Basil & Blue Cheese
  • Sausage Stuffed Hot Peppers with Red Sauce
  • Greens & Beans
  • Mussels Marinara
  • Sauteed Hot Peppers in Olive Oil & Garlic
  • Eggplant Milanese
  • Arancini
  • Italian Meats & Cheeses

INSALATA (CHOOSE ONE)

  • House Garden Salad Tossed with Italian
  • Caesar Salad
  • Muscarella Salad +$2* (Baby Greens, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Italian Dressing, Hot Peppers)
  • Caprese Salad +$3* (Sliced Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Olives, Balsamic & Olive Oil)
  • Arugula Salad +$2 (Italian Olives & Shaved Fennel, Asiago Cheese, Vinaigrette)

PASTA (CHOOSE ONE)

  • CHOOSE CAVATELLI OR PENNE PASTA
  • Traditional Red Sauce
  • Alfredo
  • D’Oglio
  • Vodka
  • Marinara
  • Cacio E Pepe—Butter, Cracked Pepper, Parmesan

SECONDI CORSO POLLO/CHICKEN(CHOOSE ONE)

  • Chicken Francaise (Lemon, White Wine, Egg Batter)
  • Chicken Marsala (Mushroom & Wine Sauce)
  • Chicken Piccata (Mushroom & Capers)
  • Chicken Parmigiana (Red Sauce, Mozzarella)
  • Chicken Milanese (Arugula, Balsamic Tomato Salad)
  • Anthony’s Garlic Cream Chicken
  • Chicken Pizziaola (Sweet Peppers, Marinara)

SECONDI CORSO BACCALA/COD (CHOOSE ONE)

  • Italian Breaded
  • Crunch Battered
  • Olive Oil Garlic, Tomato & Pine Nuts
  • Florentine (Spinach, White Wine)
  • Sicilian (Olives, Capers, Tomatoes)

DOLCI (CHOOSE ONE)

  • Spumoni
  • Cannoli
  • Tiramisu +$2*

O’Neill’s premium coffee, hot or iced tea included.

*Per Person Upgrade

Dinner Buffets


$18 Per Person. For our guests we set our tables with Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Dipping, Mancini’s Bread & Rolls, Grissini, Pecorino Romano Cheese & Mixed Marinated Olives.

An additional entrée may be added for a $5 charge per person.

INSALATA (CHOOSE ONE)

  • House Garden Salad Tossed with Italian
  • Caesar Salad
  • Muscarella Salad +$2* (Baby Greens, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Italian Dressing, Hot Peppers)
  • Caprese Salad +$3* (Sliced Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Olives, Balsamic & Olive Oil)
  • Arugula Salad +$2 (Italian Olives & Shaved Fennel, Asiago Cheese, Vinaigrette)

PASTA (CHOOSE ONE)

  • PENNE PASTA
  • Traditional Red Sauce
  • Alfredo
  • D’Oglio
  • Vodka
  • Marinara
  • Cacio E Pepe—Butter, Cracked Pepper, Parmesan

ENTRÉE (CHOOSE ONE)

  • Chicken Francaise
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Chicken Italiano—Breaded & Baked Legs, Breasts & Thighs
  • Chicken Parmigiana
  • Chicken Piccata
  • Pork Scalloppini, Brown Butter Sage Sauce
  • Stuffed Pork Chop
  • Anthony’s Garlic Cream Chicken
  • Sunday Gravy—Braciole, Meatballs, Hot Sausage +$2*
  • Shaved Prime Rib +$4*
  • Chef Carved Prime Rib +$6*
  • Chargrilled 6oz. Filet—Port Wine & Mushroom Sauce +$2*

POTATO (CHOOSE ONE)

  • Yukon Mashed
  • Roasted Rosemary Redskin Potatoes
  • Parsley Redskins Potatoes
  • Baked Potato
  • Saffron Risotto +$2*

VEGETABLE (CHOOSE ONE)

  • Italian Vegetable Blend
  • Honey Carrots
  • Garlic Green Beans
  • Broccoli Almondine

ADDITIONAL ENHANCEMENTS

  • Homemade Wedding Soup
    Served Tableside $3*
  • Meatballs in Red Sauce $75
  • Sausage, Peppers, Onions $75
  • Fresh Vegetable Tray $50

Our Dinner Buffets are offered to events of 25 or more guests. O’Neill’s premium coffee, hot or iced tea included.

*Per Person Upgrade

Dessert


Our Dessert options can be added to any size event. Our dessert selection is priced per person and can be displayed or served tableside. Please make only one selection, an additional selection requires an advanced count.

BANQUET DESSERT MENU

  • Brownies A la Mode $5
  • New York Cheesecake with Strawberries $5
  • Tiramisu $6
  • Cannoli $5
  • Vanilla or Spumoni Ice Cream with Cookie $3

Guests are welcome to bring in cakes, cupcakes, cookies, etc. from outside vendors.

We do ask the you supply your own dessert plates.

Bar Service


Muscarella’s has an extensive bar offering many tiers of liquors, beers and wines. Guest may order anything from our bar menu through their server.

PUNCH BOWLS

  • Mimosa Punch… Champagne and orange juice, $40
  • Party Punch… Champagne, sherbet, cranberry juice and lemon-lime soda, $40
  • Sangria… Red wine sangria with fresh fruit $40
  • Rainbow Punch… Sherbet, cranberry juice, lemon-lime soda, NON-ALCOHOLIC, $25
    – Each Punch Bowl Serves 30 Guests

COCKTAIL STATIONS

  • Mimosa Table… Sparkling wine served with an assortment of juices and fresh fruit, $5 per person

WINE

  • House Wine Carafes… $20
  • Cabernet
  • Merlot
  • Lambrusco
  • Chardonnay
  • White Zinfandel

BEER

  • Draft Pitchers…
  • Miller Lite $8
  • Yuengling Lager $8
  • Seasonal Draft Selection, Price Varies

Wine menu available upon request to order bottles of wine.

Audio Visual Rentals


Muscarella’s is happy to offer Audio Visual rentals for meetings or special events. These costs are per event and include set up and take down of equipment.

  • Projector Screen: $50
  • Projector: $30
  • Both Screen & Projector: $75

Off-Site Catering

Carry Out Trays


Please allow a three (3) day notice for all carry out trays. Must be picked up by 6pm. Additional sauce and pasta combinations may be available for an additional fee.

PASTA ENTREES

Inclues garden salad, homemade Italian dressing and two (2) loaves of Mancini’s Italian bread.

Traditional

Full tray $75 serves 20 guests | Half tray $45 serves 10-12 guests

  • Penne Rigati Pasta, choice of:
  • Traditional Red Sauce and Meatballs
  • Alfredo Sauce and Steamed Broccoli
  • Marinara Sauce with Grilled Onions, Peppers and Mushrooms
  • D’Oglio Sauce with Italian Greens

Specialty

Full tray $95 serves 20 guests | Half tray $55 serves 10-12 guests

  • Three Cheese Baked Penne, Traditional Red Sauce, Meatballs
  • Penne Rigati Pasta, choice of:
  • Alfredo Sauce, Grilled Chicken and Steamed Broccoli
  • Marinara Sauce, Grilled Chicken and Grilled Onions, Peppers and Mushrooms
  • D’Oglio Sauce, Grilled Chicken and Italian Greens

ADD ONS

  • Italian Sausage with Peppers and Onions… $50/Half Tray
  • Chicken Marsala (all breast meat – 30 Pieces) … $75
  • Chicken Francaise (all breast meat – 30 Pieces) … $75
  • Italian Breaded Chicken (30 breasts, 15 legs, 15 thighs)… $150
  • Meatballs in Traditional Red Sauce (20)… $25.00
  • Traditional Red Sauce… $6.99 Quart
  • Garden Salad with Italian Dressing (Half Tray)… $15
  • Mancini’s Italian Bread… $3.50 per Loaf
  • Homemade Italian Dressing… $4 Pint
  • Homemade Tiramisu (Half Tray)… $35
  • Plates and Settings for 10 people… $5

Please download our Catering & Events Guide for more information and policies. And don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions. We look forward to having you!

Catering & Events Guide

Download this guide for details on dinner banquets.

Contact

Jamie Raykie, Sales Manager | Phone (724) 962-1234