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 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!
Catering Service in a Snap!
Do you need to feed a large group of people in a hurry? Buca di Beppo catering to the rescue! Place your catering order in one of our restaurants, over the phone, or online. Online ordering through Buca di Beppo’s convenient and secure website has never been easier. Click “Catering” at the top of our homepage, choose your location, and select “Order Now” to see that location’s catering options, Italian Feast packages, and pricing. It’s that simple! Catering packages may vary slightly from one location to another but you can see exactly what is available from your nearby Buca in this online catering section. Then choose from a collection of favorites to build your own custom catering package with full trays, half trays, drinks, and desserts. All packages come with napkins, disposable plates, forks and serving utensils to make planning and clean-up a breeze. Still not sure what to order? Tell us a bit about your event and we’ll provide you with some delicious recommendations.
Our catering Party Pans can feed a crowd. Always filled to the top, each single full-size pan is packed with up to 20 portions of pasta. We also offer half sizes for most items on our catering menu, making it particularly well-suited for family gatherings and events where children will be present.
Buca Catering takes the stress out of dinner parties, family gatherings, banquets, and meetings. Spend quality time with family without worrying about what’s for dinner. Gather in your kitchen for hearty pasta dishes to keep everyone warm on a cold winter’s night. Cater lunch at the office or host an impromptu evening with friends. Our menu offers a variety of authentic favorites prepared with the finest ingredients.
Most Buca restaurants deliver within a 10 mile radius of the restaurant for Buca Catering orders exceeding $100*. If you are outside this area, you can arrange a curbside pick-up and our staff will be sure that your order is ready at your requested time.
Put Buca di Beppo in charge of catering your planned and spontaneous events this month. Give us 3 hours and we can supply you with a wonderful selection of Italian classics. Create the perfect meal for your hungry crowd with Buca catering. From the ordering process to the cleanup, Buca makes catering a snap…so snap to it!
* A $25 delivery fee will be applied. Delivery available only at certain locations.
How to Host a Perfect Holiday Party
The end of the calendar year brings lots of holidays and celebrations. Hosting the perfect holiday party requires some pre-planning and a festive outlook. First, you need to decide when you want to have your party. Choose a date that works for key guests. Everyone is very busy at this time of year and it is inevitable that someone will be unable to attend. You can’t accommodate everyone’s schedules so focus on a few that are absolutely vital to your gathering. Next, send out your invitations. Whether you choose online or traditional paper invitations isn’t as important as the fact that you actually send them out. They allow your guests a reference point as the party approaches to verify times, address, and attire, also the RSVPs will determine your menu planning.
If you will be hosting your holiday party at your home, you can begin preparing your space a few days before the event. Clean your house, rearrange your furniture, and establish an area for guests’ coats. You may want to make a playlist featuring a mix of holiday classics and current favorites. Prepare your powder room with extra hand towels, tissues, and a scented candle. Begin emptying your ice maker basket into clean plastic bags and storing in your freezer or designate someone to pick up a few bags from the store immediately before the party begins.
The day of your party you can set up your beverage area. Don’t try to offer every spirit and spend your whole evening playing bartender. Have a signature drink for your guests such as a sparkling punch. This paired with beer, wine, bottled water, and sodas will accommodate everyone’s drink wishes. Have nuts placed throughout the party area and set out plates, silverware, napkins, and glasses near where your food will be. Also have serving bowls, platters, and serving utensils ready for your dishes and anything your guests bring. Just before your guests are set to arrive: light your candles, dim your lights, and put on some music.
Offer appetizers to hold your guests over before the meal is ready. Serving a meal buffet style generally works best and is most comfortable for guests. If you aren’t sure what sort of a menu you should have, let Buca di Beppo help. Our half and full Party Pans and Celebration Packages offer everything you need; from salads and appetizers, to entrees and desserts.
If you want to have a holiday party but your place is too small or the thought of having everyone in your home stresses you out, host your event at a favorite venue. Buca di Beppo’s dining and banquet rooms are a perfect gathering place for your holiday party. You and your guests will enjoy delicious Italian specialties and receive attentive service from our knowledgeable and friendly staff.
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.
Need A Place to Host Your Business Networking Event?
Are your employees losing valuable time by commuting, ordering, and waiting for their lunches? All of that time spent procuring their meals leaves little time for them to relax and enjoy their break. This can lead to a tired staff who lags in productivity. The same can be said for when your office hosts out of town meetings. Time is lost with deciding where you should all have a meal, how you will transport everyone, waiting to be seated, etc. Boost company moral and get creative juices flowing with a delicious spread of in-office hors d’oeuvres, meals, and desserts for lunches, dinners, breaks, and snacks. Catered meals allow your colleagues and employees to refuel their body and re-energize their minds, making them happier and more productive workers. A significantly less amount of time is spent obtaining meals and more time is spent enjoying food and recharging batteries. It is easy to see how business catering benefits everyone.
Are you looking for something a little more special? Did your start-up just get its first round of funding? Are you planning your quarterly corporate meeting? Is a beloved co-worker retiring? Maybe you are just celebrating your awesome employees? Whatever the occasion, Buca di Beppo’s authentic Italian platters and Party Pans are sure to please. Whether you are feeding a small group or throwing a giant office party, we can supply a wonderful catered lunch or dinner to celebrate. Our variety of corporate catering options makes it easy to find the right fit for your office.
Order one of our suggested celebratory packages or mix and match salads, pastas, baked pastas, side dishes, desserts, and beverages from our extensive catering menu to suit your needs. Choose from a variety of Italian favorites prepared with the finest ingredients, all served family-style or in generous party pans available for pick-up or delivery. With Buca di Beppo catering, you don’t have to worry about any of the details. We always include fresh-baked house bread, plastic plates, eating and serving utensils, napkins, and condiments with our professionally packaged platters and party pans. We can even work with dietary and time restrictions. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available and we offer same day delivery with a three hour notice.
If you’re planning a single meeting, looking to set up a repeat delivery, or plan a big celebration, we can accommodate almost any event and budget. By orchestrating daily catered events at more than 96 restaurants nationwide, we have one of the best reputations in catering. Let the staff at Buca di Beppo make your next business lunch or party be one filled with delicious food, complete with all the necessary additions, and free of stress and lost time. Call your local sales manager today and ask about our business catering packages. Our staff will help you organize and plan your office’s lunch or dinner catering needs, so you and your staff can focus on your work, your guests, or your celebration.
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!
The Company That Eats Together….Book Business Luncheons Now!
Sometimes, the most exciting part of the work day is lunch… especially when that lunch consists of a trip to Buca di Beppo! Whether you and your co-workers just can’t decide where to eat today or you’ve got to entertain some customers for the afternoon, at Buca de Beppo Italian Restaurant, we turn business luncheons into exciting, appetizing events.
Choosing the Right Restaurant
One terribly common business lunch “faux pas” is setting up the meeting time without committing to a place. When this happens, you and your business associates run the risk of winding up somewhere less-than-conducive to a productive luncheon. Keep in mind that a lunch meeting is supposed to be a fun alternative to a typical mid-day meeting, not a supplement to it. At Buca, you and your colleagues can enjoy a hearty meal in a unique setting that’s not too casual, yet definitely not uptight. Our colorful restaurant interiors can make even the most serious kind of shop talk seem like scintillating conversation and our authentic menu can definitely make the work day more delicious!
The Company That Eats Together
With our eclectic décor and our many made-for-sharing dishes, a business outing to Buca di Beppo actively promotes team building and networking. Really, what bring people together better than food? Our decked out dining rooms feature comfortable booths as well as spacious communal tables for larger parties and our grand portions guarantee that nobody will leave lunch feeling like they’ll need another lunch break later. A lot of awesome appetizers are available during lunch and they’re perfect for business folk. They give you something to do before the main courses arrive and they allow you to split a menu item without any awkward plate-passing games. Buca Bruschetta with Roma tomatoes, mozzarella and balsamic presents a very tasty substitute to a run-of-the-mill bread basket while the Buca Trio Platter with calamari, mushrooms, cheese and marinara offers something for every taste. Entrée options include baked pastas, seafood specialties, vegetarian dishes and more.
When attempting to plan a business luncheon for an entire office, corporate catering is the easiest way to satisfy everyone and still save money as opposed to calling in individual meals. There are many benefits to catering a business function on company premises but with the wrong caterer, it’s easy to forget that. Fortunately, we have extensive experience catering in-office functions and our authentic Italian offerings are always a big hit. We’re able to deliver pasta pans to destinations within a 10-mile radius of our locations and a full-size version feeds up to 20 hungry businesspeople. We also provide serving ware, plates and utensils so you don’t need an on-site kitchen to serve Buca. Call us today to experience corporate catering that actually satisfies at your next business luncheon!
Celebrate Administrative Professionals Week at Buca
Administrative professionals are the glue to any business. They work hard every day to keep many businesses running smoothly and efficiently. From finding solutions to resource issues and coordinating important meetings, to handling technical needs and scheduling company-wide events, let’s be honest – administrative professionals are the ultimate multi-taskers!
To recognize what these very special employees do for their companies, one week out of the year (usually in spring) is officially designated as Administrative Professionals Week. It is during this week that managers and executives take time out of their busy schedules to show how much they appreciate their employees’ hard work and dedication. So what better way to show your gratitude than by hosting an over-the-top lunch at one of the best celebration restaurants – Buca di Beppo.
From the minute you walk into a Buca di Beppo restaurant, you are welcomed with hundreds of vintage photos and unique statues and fountains in every direction. It’s as if you’ve stepped into a small museum! Our eclectic dining rooms are warm and inviting, offering the choice of comfortable booths for smaller gatherings, or communal tables for larger groups. Our lively and professional staff members are ready to pamper, assuring that you and your administrative assistant’s experience is one to remember.
Let’s not forget about the food! From cheesy artichoke dip and savory stuffed mushrooms to Buca’s 1893 signature salad and more, the choices are endless. We offer more than 35 scrumptious Italian entrées, including traditional baked pastas, zesty pizzas with tons of toppings, and for lighter fare, delightful seafood and chicken dishes. And the best part, all our dishes are served family-style and perfect for sharing!
As for dessert, your special lunch won’t be complete without one of our homemade treats. From creamy cheesecake to gooey chocolate cake, our desserts are simply to die for! Now that’s what Buca calls an over-the-top lunch!
Plan an Office Party for Administrative Professionals Day
As a manager, how many times have you said, “I don’t know what I would do without my administrative assistant!” Not only do they bring order to the office, they anticipate your needs, remind you of important birthdays and anniversaries, and even pick up your dry cleaning?! So for this very important day, make them feel appreciated for all their efforts and throw a Buca di Beppo office party! Our popular Party Pans come in an assortment of tasty Italian dishes and are large enough to feed a small (even large!) company. Buca even delivers* right to your office!
Want to get out of the office? No problem! Our festive semi-private dining rooms offer the perfect space for your company gathering. Buca’s diverse menu and banquet packages can accommodate groups of all sizes, and with our authentic family-style Italian dishes, sharing with your co-workers is easy and convenient.
*10-mile radius, $25 delivery fee.
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