Graduation Season is Right Around the Corner: Celebrate the Class of 2017 at Buca!
Another academic year is coming to a close and for some families that means graduation season. From small parties to huge celebrations, Buca knows how to celebrate every type of graduation from kindergarten to med school. With our fun atmosphere, talented staff, and mouth-watering Italian offerings, your graduate and guests are sure to have a memorable experience. We have multiple solutions to make this busy time of year easy and delicious for everyone.
Banquets at Buca
Reserve one of our semi-private dining rooms where your family and friends can comfortably gather at large communal tables and booths to praise the graduate over an assortment of Italian dishes. Choose from our diverse menu options featuring everything from antipasti and crunchy salads to luscious pastas and hearty entrées, all served family style. If you are considering a slightly smaller celebration, we offer more intimate options with our Pope Room or Kitchen Table. Please note: the Pope Room and Kitchen table are not available at all locations. If you want special decorations for your guest of honor, you’re welcome to personalize the space. We can even help you set up and clear everything away when the party’s over!
Catering by Buca
Looking to celebrate at home or another special location? Buca can bring all the entrées, bread, salad, beverages, and desserts that your guests will want after a long graduation ceremony. We will deliver your feast to any location within a 10 mile radius of one of our restaurants and we always provide plastic plates, silverware, and napkins with any catering order. A single Buca Party Pan can feed up to 20 adults and our Half Pans feed up to 10. Build your own custom catering package by combining Party Pans, Half Pans, drinks, desserts, and more.
Buca To Go
Graduation is so much more than a single ceremony. There are practices, end of the year events, and a variety of other gatherings, not to mention impromptu celebrations. Our To Go menu makes feeding a hungry crowd easy. Simply pick up Buca for to go during this busy season and set up an Italian buffet for your guests in minutes.
Buca Gift Cards
Your graduate will probably be attending many of their friends’ graduation parties so don’t let them show up empty handed. Gift cards come in values starting at $10 and going up to $500 with no expiration dates or service fees. You can even send your gift card online with our electronic gift card service.
Look no further than Buca for all your graduation celebration needs! To find out more, visit us online or call your neighborhood Buca today! We’ll take all the stress out of entertaining and feeding your hungry crowd so you can focus on the big day!
Buca Can Cater All Your Spring Events
Have you come out of a winter hibernation and suddenly your calendar is filling up with events? Between St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 and Easter on April 16, you are probably also planning on hosting or attending a variety of celebrations, birthday parties, weddings, baby showers, and/or bridal showers. Before you get overwhelmed with details, call Buca di Beppo to take care of one of the biggest details of any party…feeding your guests! No matter the celebration, our diverse menu options are sure to satisfy everyone and are the perfect choice for any occasion. Our Party Pans feed 20 hungry adults and most of our selections are also offered as half pans. Mix and match all your favorites to create a customized party menu including antipasti, fresh salads, baked pastas, delicious entrees, and decadent desserts. Concerned about specific dietary needs? We offer vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options to accommodate everyone at your event. Personalize your special event to your exact preferences, knowing that you will always receive impeccably created Italian cuisine and five-star service from Buca. Whatever your selections, Buca is prepared to bring our delicious dishes to a location convenient for you.* Plus, we supply everything you need to serve and enjoy your meal: napkins, serving and dining ware, and plastic plates.
Go Online or Call for Your Spring Catering Today
Start your catering order by using our online form and a sales manager will contact you to discuss the necessities such as number of people attending, date and time, and menu. Our skilled team is experienced in a wide range of social, religious and cultural events and is able to meet a variety of needs. If you aren’t sure exactly what you want or need, give us a call. We also have lots of great suggestions and can answer all of your questions. We’ll work with you to create a catering package that works for you and your event. As your calendar fills up with spring celebrations, just smile and call Buca to handle all your catering needs.
* Most of our restaurants can deliver within a 10 mile radius for Buca Catering orders exceeding $100.
4 Ways Buca Can Help You Celebrate Graduation Season
The clock is ticking to the end of another academic year and for some families that means there is a graduation to celebrate. We have 4 ways to help you celebrate this special time:
- Have your Graduation Party at Buca
Graduation season means it’s time to find that special restaurant and book your big party. This is no time to be quiet and boring. It’s time to let loose and celebrate! At Buca di Beppo we love a party and we know how to make them memorable. Our friendly, professional staff will help you plan the perfect lunch, dinner, or banquet to celebrate that special someone’s big day. We suggest you reserve one of our semi-private dining rooms where your family and friends can comfortably gather at large communal tables and booths to converse and share our family-style dishes.
- Have your Graduation Party Catered by Buca
Our party pans really deliver! A single Party Pan feeds up to 20 adults and we offer Half Pans as well to customize your perfect graduation party menu. Don’t forget dessert! Plain sheet cakes are pretty common at most graduation parties, so make your party extra special with Buca di Beppo fresh baked brownies, cookies, and chocolate chip cannoli. Let Buca provide all the entrées, bread, salad, beverages, and desserts that guests will want after a long graduation ceremony. We will deliver your feast to any location within a 10 mile radius of one of our restaurants and we’ll even handle the dishes by providing plastic plates, silverware, and napkins with any catering order.
- Pick Up Buca Carry Out
Pick up Buca for carry out during this busy season. Graduation is so much more than one ceremony. There are practices, end of the year events, and family in from out of town. Our carry out Party Pans make feeding a hungry crowd easy. Set up an Italian buffet in your home or at one of the numerous graduation events on your calendar.
- Gift Certificates for Fellow Graduates, Teachers, and Coaches
Your graduate will probably be attending many of their friends’ graduation parties so don’t let them show up empty handed. Gift cards and e-gift cards come in values starting at $10 and go up to $200 with no expiration dates or service fees. They’re also a great way to thank teachers and coaches.
Look no further than Buca for all your graduation celebration needs! To find out more about Buca’s banquet and group packages or to make a reservation, visit us online or call your neighborhood Buca today!
Don’t Let Spring Events “Spring” Up on You: Plan Your Occasion with Buca
Spring has sprung and calendars are filling up fast with holidays, weddings, and celebrations. Buca is ready to host you and your guests in one of our banquet halls or bring our delicious dishes to a location convenient for you.* Our whimsically decorated, inviting banquet rooms are perfect for hosting any size group and any type of gathering. No matter the sort of banquet you have in mind, when you book with Buca, you are getting the spirit of Italian culture, meaning stellar service and fabulous food. Our diverse menu options will satisfy everyone so customize your party menu to include antipasti, fresh salads, baked pastas, delicious entrees, decadent desserts, and refreshing beverages. Several of our locations also offer bar packages and drink ticket packages to include cocktails, beer, and wine in your celebrations. Personalize your special event to your exact preferences, knowing that you will always receive impeccably created Italian cuisine and five-star service at Buca.
Maybe catering would better fit the needs of some of your events? Our Party Pans feed 20 hungry adults and most of our selections are also offered as half pans. Mix and match all your favorites to create a mouthwatering catered event perfect for any occasion or crowd. Life gets hectic and you may have an event “spring” up on you. If you find yourself faced with a spontaneous event or need to feed a large group fast, give us a 3 hour notice and we can accommodate almost any order. Plus, we supply everything you need to serve and enjoy your meal: napkins, serving and dining ware, and plastic plates.
Check your calendar for communions, proms, Mother’s Day, anniversaries, birthdays, showers, graduation parties, and any other events where Buca can be of assistance. Then to begin planning a banquet, use the online form on our website and a sales manager will contact you. After discussing the necessities such as number of people attending, date and time, and menu, our staff will work with you to make sure every other detail is perfect for your party. Our skilled team is experienced in a wide range of social, religious and cultural events, can work with any budget, and is able to meet a wide variety of needs.
* Most of our restaurants can deliver within a 10 mile radius for Buca Catering orders exceeding $100. (If you are outside this area, arrange a curbside pick-up and our staff will be sure that your order is hot and ready at your requested time.)
Check Your Calendar for Upcoming Catering Needs
Every year brings about multiple opportunities for celebrations. As you look ahead in your 2016 calendar you will see that you probably have a few already scheduled. Start your planning now by calling Buca to discuss our wide variety of catering options. Our Party Pans feed 20 hungry adults and most of our selections are also offered as half pans. Mix and match all your favorites to create a mouthwatering catered event perfect for any occasion or crowd. Do you have any of these events coming up on your calendar?
Anniversaries and Birthdays: Whether a surprise or planned gathering, these happy occasions are reasons to celebrate with more than just cake.
Bridal and Baby Showers: Let’s face it….tea sandwiches are not enough to feed a hungry crowd of happy ladies.
Wedding receptions: Scrumptious Buca specialties will keep your guests fueled up for all of that dancing!
Graduation Parties: While you’re sniffling about them not being little kids anymore, remember that when their friends arrive at the party, they’re bringing their adult sized appetites!
Religious Celebrations: When family and friends gather after the celebration, offer a selection they are sure to love!
Sports Teams Events: After school gatherings or before the big game, raise the team’s spirit with a spread of their Italian favorites.
Office:Catering from Buca saves time and energy. Perfect for a formal business lunch or a celebratory office party, our dishes fit any occasion.
Retirement: Gather the retiree’s family, friends, and coworkers to celebrate all their years of hard work.
Holidays: They creep up fast. Save yourself the stress of cooking at a few of your events this year and start a new tradition of a Buca catered meal.
Most of our restaurants can deliver within a 10 mile radius for Buca Catering orders exceeding $100*. If you are outside this area, arrange a curbside pick-up and our staff will be sure that your order is hot and ready at your requested time. If you find yourself faced with a spontaneous event or need to feed a large group fast, give us a 3 hour notice and we can meet almost any order you have. We supply everything you need to serve and enjoy your specially catered meal: napkins, serving and dining ware, and plastic plates. Catering is easy and delicious when you partner with Buca! Give us a call or order online!
*with an additional $25 Delivery Fee
Check Your Calendars Schedule Banquet Space For All of Your Upcoming Events
Have you thought about any upcoming events you have scheduled for 2016 where you are going to need a gathering space? At Buca di Beppo our fantastic banquet rooms are always party-ready and can accommodate any size group and any type of gathering. Uniquely decorated, comfortable, and inviting, Buca is perfect for hosting a large banquet or an intimate gathering. Combining the look of an authentic Italian bistro with your favorite neighborhood hangout, you’re sure to impress your guests with your party’s Italian flair.
Here are a few events where you should consider booking a banquet space with Buca:
Anniversaries and Birthdays: Don’t wait for a “milestone” year, start a new yearly tradition by celebrating everyone’s marriages and births at Buca.
Bridal and Baby Showers: Bring on the gifts and games! Our banquet rooms have plenty of space to make paper wedding dresses and see who can change a baby doll’s diaper the fastest.
Wedding receptions: We’re a banquet hall and caterer all in one!
Graduation Parties: The whole family is traveling in and they’re hungry!
Religious Celebrations: From baptisms to bat and bar Mitzvahs, Buca is here to feed your family and friends after the ceremony.
Sports Teams Events:Awards banquets, senior send-offs, or a gathering or your local league all have one thing in common….athletes have big appetites!
Office: From meetings to business luncheons to office and corporate parties, Buca’s fun ambience will be appreciated by your colleagues and coworkers.
Retirement:Is this the year that a loved one or a colleague is retiring? Celebrate their years of hard work with a gathering of family, friends, and coworkers.
Holidays: It’s not too soon to be thinking of this year’s holidays and end of year celebrations.
No matter the sort of banquet you have in mind, when you book with Buca, you are getting the spirit of Italian culture, meaning stellar service and fabulous food. Our family-style portions are ideal for sharing and our deliciously diverse menu provides you plenty of options to choose from for your event. You can personalize your special event to your exact preferences, knowing that you will always receive impeccably created Italian cuisine and five-star service from our amazing staff. Several of our locations also offer bar packages and drink ticket packages to include cocktails, beer, and wine in your celebrations.
Call us today to reserve one of our banquet rooms for your next event. After establishing the number of people attending, date and time, our staff will work with you to make sure every detail of the menu is perfect for your party. We are experienced in a wide range of social, religious and cultural events, can work with your budget, and are able to meet a wide variety of needs. Whatever the specifics of your event, we promise to make sure that everyone has a wonderful time!
Anniversary Celebrations and Buca: A Marriage Made in Heaven
Celebrating a wedding anniversary is a joyous time in a couple’s life, especially when celebrating a milestone like a 25th, 50th, or 60th. While most of these anniversary parties are hosted by a couple’s children, siblings and close friends also choose to host, or often the couple organizes the party themselves. There are no rules for who the host(s) should be, only that the loving couple receives the celebration they deserve.
At Buca di Beppo we love to celebrate love. Our specialized decor and wonderful wait staff provide a perfect environment to host an anniversary party. Simply make reservations with us if your party is small or reserve one of our dining rooms if your party is larger.
A few things you may want to consider before your party:
- Choose a date and time. If you are planning for the couple, (possibly as a surprise,) be sure they are not otherwise engaged for the evening you are choosing. Also consider whether they are night owls or early birds to accommodate their schedules.
- Prepare a guest list and send out invitations several weeks in advance if your celebration is more than a few guests. Printed, handwritten, or emailed invitations with RSVP cards/notifications will help give you a fairly accurate head count for seating and meal planning. Be sure to include the names of the guests of honor, the day, date, and time of the event, where it will be held, and the host(s) contact information.
- Decide if gifts will be accepted. The couple may choose to open gifts during or after the party. Be sure a list of who gave each gift is made if they choose to open gifts at the party. If the couple does not wish to receive gifts, it should be noted on the invitation.
- Order a cake or dessert. A sweet treat is often decorated for the special couple. Have this delivered to your party location in advance and assign someone to be responsible for when it should be presented to the couple.
- Designate a photographer. Practically everyone has cameras on their phones but rarely do they give the perfect outcome. Hire a photographer or ask a friend or family member who enjoys taking photos to record the special event.
- Consider your toasts. A wonderfully thoughtful touch to the evening, a toast is generally given by the host(s) and often the anniversary couple say a few words as well.
- Decide on favors. Small party favors for guests are appreciated and can be personalized to commemorate the celebration.
A wedding anniversary party is a special time for family and friends to congratulate and celebrate a major milestone in a special couple’s life. If you or your loved ones have an anniversary approaching and you’d like to celebrate, Buca can help to make your party fun, romantic, and memorable. Let us fill you and your guests’ stomachs while the anniversary couple’s love fills your guests’ hearts.
Buca di Beppo’s Top Asked Questions About Our Banquet Space, Answered Here Now!
Question: What sort of setting or atmosphere can I expect for my banquet?
Answer: The greatest part about having Buca di Beppo host your event is the Italian flair we add to every gathering. When you have an event with us, you get the spirit of Italian culture with dishes served family-style and portions that are ideal for sharing with family and friends. Whether you are planning a large banquet or intimate gathering, our fun and festive semi-private dining rooms are comfortable and inviting. Decorated with vintage photographs, whimsical statues and colorful artwork, the eclectic décor along with our high-energy staff and lively music guarantees guests of all ages will be entertained.
Ready to start planning your event? Reserve your banquet room here.
Question: What sort of banquet events do you accommodate?
Answer: Here at Buca, we love any reason to celebrate and have a good time! From corporate parties honoring colleagues to team-building and employee appreciation dinners, we provide a relaxed atmosphere for your next office party. We are also the top choice for school events such as sports team and club banquets as well as teacher appreciation dinners, senior parties, homecomings, and proms. We love to celebrate, so think of us for your next birthday, graduation, anniversary, retirement, holiday party, or any other event that calls for magnificent food in a fun setting.
Question: What about weddings?
Answer: Buca di Beppo is a top venue for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and wedding receptions. Celebrate your big day with family and friends by allowing us to host your special event. With so many decisions being made and details to fret over, we can help you worry about one less thing. Whether it is hosting a shower, feeding your bridal party before the wedding, or all of your guests after you say “I do,” we work with you to make your event exactly what you envisioned. Let us share in your special day by providing you and your guests a memorable and delicious experience.
Question: What menu options are available?
Answer: Our wonderfully diverse menu is loaded with a variety of Italian favorites to satisfy all your guests’ tastes: salads, pastas, meatballs, and desserts. Whether you want your selections to be heavy on meatballs and sausage, or prefer a fully vegetarian feast with eggplant parmesan and a variety of salads, we can make it happen. With dozens of options to choose from, you can design a menu specific to your event and needs. We also accommodate various additional dietary restrictions such as gluten-free with a choice of menu options.
Question: I’m not sure exactly what I need. Do you offer banquet planning assistance?
Answer: Absolutely! We would love to offer advice and assistance and can help you with every aspect of planning your banquet. Our skilled team is able to work with any budget and meet a wide variety of needs. Contact one of our sales managers or use the online form to reserve your banquet room and start planning today. At Buca di Beppo, we are dedicated to making your celebration perfect, from the planning stage right through to the last bite.
Ready to start planning your event? Reserve your banquet room here.
Banquet Room Space Available for Your Event
Thanks to our special private banquet rooms, our restaurants are always party-ready. Buca di Beppo is the perfect place if you are looking for a banquet-style venue that can accommodate any size group and has a menu diverse enough to please to everybody involved. Our family-friendly restaurants are the perfect backdrop to gather, unwind and enjoy a very delizioso meal. With platters of antipasti and pasta entrées meant to share and able to feed four or more, it’s easy to satisfy large parties at Buca di Beppo. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, a personal achievement or perhaps some upcoming nuptials we have everything you need for an awesome event already in our restaurant!
Before any food arrives at your table, you and your guests will be wowed by Buca’s incredible atmosphere. Our restaurants are elaborately decorated with lots of framed photos, vintage posters, café lights and carved fountains. Our banquet room interiors combine the look of an authentic Italian bistro with your favorite neighborhood hangout. This setup is sure to put your guests at ease even before the celebratory Chianti is uncorked!
In terms of what you and your guests should order at your event (besides a refreshing Italian wine), we always recommend appetizers such as basil-topped Mozzarella Caprese or fresh, crusty Galric Bread to help tide everybody over until the well-portioned entrées arrive. In terms of pastas and other main courses, we’ve got chicken, seafood, veal, vegetarian dishes like Eggplant Parmigiana and more. Finally, no banquet event is complete without dessert such as our chocolate-drizzled Cannoli or hazelnut Tiramisu made with mascarpone, espresso, rum and homemade ladyfingers.
Most Buca di Beppo dining rooms have a theme so that you can choose which room best complements your event. We have a Pope Room with a large round table, a Chef’s Table for foodie events, a wine room for vino enthusiasts and a poster room for those looking for classic Italian details. When you reserve a banquet room or one of Buca di Beppo’s charming themed-rooms for any occasion at any of our locations, our amazing staff can help take care of everything from the decorating to entertainment. We promise to make sure that all event attendees have a dazzling time!
School’s Out – Time to Party!
All students, from kindergarteners to PhD candidates, need to let off some steam at the end of the year. After a year of studying and practicing (and arts-and-crafting in the kindergarteners’ case), a hearty Italian meal is exactly what they need to fuel up for summer fun! An End of the School Year Party is an opportunity for kids and young adults to see their classmates altogether one last time and reflect on their accomplishments before everyone goes off on separate summer adventures. If you’re looking for a capable caterer or a great pre-summer party venue, consider Buca di Beppo for all your catering and banquet hosting needs.
End of Classes Catering
Whether you’re planning an intimate graduation party or a no-holds barred summer bash for a whole grade level, having a swarm of guests in your home will be stressful enough. No need to add dinner prep and clean up to the madness! Our catering packages can be customized to feed any crowd, small or large, and they include options everyone will love. School kids will love any Buca pasta featuring our homemade tomato sauce while our creamy fettucine is sure to become a faculty favorite. Last but not least, one taste of a treat from our cookie and brownie dessert tray will have even your most studious party guest forgetting about the stress of final exams. Our catering packages all come with disposable dinnerware to make cleaning up that much easier.
Banquets for Teams, Clubs and More
Whether you want to sit in a private room or in a long, comfy booth, your neighborhood Buca knows how to host a good banquet! During the school year, kids work hard outside of class at their extracurricular activities. They log long hours before and after school on sports fields, in band rooms and at chorus rehearsals. Some kids even travel to compete at these activities. Our large banquet rooms are perfect for end of the year awards ceremonies and slideshow viewings for academic classes as well as extracurricular teams and clubs. Our family-style recipes make it easier to accommodate orders for a large group and our scrumptious selection of antipasti and entrées are well-suited for any scholar’s palate. For a slightly smaller celebration, a reservation at our Kitchen Table will make for an End of School celebration they’ll never forget. In the kitchen or in one of our eclectic dining rooms, dinner at Buca is guaranteed to be an exciting, authentic End of the Year experience!
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