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Ristorante da Benito
Ristorante da Benito

Price Set Dinner Menu

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(16 Person Minimum)


First Course
(Choose One For First Course)


Cold Antipasto
(mozzarella, roasted pepper & tomato)

Little Neck Clams
baked w/ shiitake & bell pepper finished with brandy

Broiled Eggplant
roasted red onions, arugula, goat cheese & tomato with reduction balsamic & basil oil

Pan Seared Sea Scallops
w/ radicchio, sliced fennel & orange, toasted almonds, honey & sherry wine sauce

Prosciutto Di Parma
with melon

Second Course
(Choose One For The Second Course)


Mixed Baby Field Green Salad


Classic Caesar Salad


Radicchio
with golden raisins, toasted almonds, garlic & anchovies vinaigrette

Homemade Ravioli
with mascarpone cheese & spinach

Orecchiette
with braised cherry tomato, roasted garlic, basil, chives finished with Parmigiano cheese

Rigatoni Bolognese


Toasted Barley & Shiitake mushroom Soup


Main Course
(Choose Three)


Slow Cooked Wild Salmon
w/ chickpea cake, dill sauce & pan fried fresh chick peas topped with cucumbers, cherry tomatoes salad

Veal Scallopine
served with braised Swiss Chard, ricotta salata & herb roasted cherry tomato in white wine

Pan Seared Wild Sea Bass
over braised beans, marinated in tomato, celery, garlic & fresh herbs

Pan Seared Filet Mignon
with reduction of tarragon, marsala & red wine sauce accompanied w/ potato gratin & bleu cheese

Lemon Glazed Breast of Free Range Chicken
stuffed with fennel accompanied by wild rice and Savoy cabbage

Roasted Free Range Chicken
(half chicken) with string beans, celery root and rosemary sauce

Homemade Dessert
(Choose Three)
Includes Coffee, Tea, Cappuccino, Espresso, etc.


Homemade Carrot Cake
accompanied with coffee ice cream

Trio Creme Brulee


Strawberry Napolean


Ricotta Cheese Cake


Semifreddo Di Torroncino
with hazelnuts & bittersweet chocolate chunks

Assorted Sorbet and Ice Cream




For One hour Passed finger food supplement additional cost Per Person
Bar/Beverage is usually upon consumption
Beer/Wine For evening an additional cost Per Person Top shelf open bar (all drinks, beer and wine) is additional cost per person


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(16 Person Minimum)


First Course
(Choose One For The First Course)


Cold Antipasto
(mozzarella, roasted peppers & tomato)

Crab Cake
with homemade tartar sauce, baby mustard greens in a Dijon vingaigrette & mustard seeds

Prosciutto Di Parma
with Melon

Broiled Eggplant
roasted red onions, arugula, goat cheese & tomato with reduction balsamic & basil oil

Hot Antipasto
(combination of broiled shrimp, crab cake, & baked clams)

Seared Sea Scallops
with raddichio, sliced fennel & orange, toasted almonds, honey & sherry wine vinaigrette dressing

Grilled Jumbo Shrimp
with fresh corn, roasted cherry tomato, shallots & thyme

Second Course
(Choose One For Second Course)


Homemade Potato Gnocchi
stuffed with dry prunes, with speck and chives sauce

Homemade Ravioli
with mascarpone cheese & spinach

Homemade Pappardelle
with bolognese sauce

Linguine
with shrimp & fresh tomato

Whole wheat penne
with gorgonzola, beets & walnuts

Third Course
(Choose One For The Third Course)


Classic Caesar Salad


Tri Color Salad


Mixed Green Salad


Radicchio
with golden raisins, toasted almonds, garlic & anchovies vinaigrette

Main Course
(Choose Four)


Slow Cooked Wild Salmon
w/ chickpea cake, dill sauce, pan fried fresh chick peas topped with cucumbers & cherry tomatoes salad

Pan Seared Wild Sea Bass
over braised beans, marinated in tomato, celery, garlic & fresh herbs

Pan Seared Filet Mignon
w/ reduction of tarragon, Marsala & red wine sauce accompanied w/ potato gratin w/ bleu cheese

Veal Scallopine
served with braised Swiss Chard, ricotta salata & herb roasted cherry tomato in white wine

Rack Of Lamb
with roasted parsnips, red potato, braised shiitake in a reduction of red wine & lamb jus

Lemon Glazed Breast of Free Range Chicken
stuffed with fennel accompanied by wild rice and Savoy cabbage

Roasted Free Range Chicken
(half chicken) With string beans and celery root with rosemary sauce

Homemade Dessert
(Choose Four)
Includes Coffee, Tea, Cappuccino, Espresso, etc.


Homemade Carrot Cake
accompanied with coffee ice cream

Trio Creme Brulee


Semifreddo Di Torroncino
with hazelnuts & bittersweet chocolate chunks

Strawberry Napolean


Ricotta Cheese Cake


Molten Chocolate Cake
with homemade vanilla bean ice cream

Assorted Sorbet or Ice Cream


Fresh Assorted fruit plate


For One hour passed finger food supplement additional cost Per Person
Bar/Beverage is usually upon consumption
Beer/Wine for evening an additional cost Per Person
Top Shelf Open Bar (all drinks, beer and wine) is $additional cost Per Person


Eighty Dollar Menu

$80.00 per person plus bar, tax & gratuity

-bar/beverage is usually upon consumption

-beer/wine for evening - an additional $20 per person

-top shelf open bar (all drinks, beer & wine) is $40 per person



(20 person minimum)




1 hour passed hors d'oeuvres (choose 5)
-Tuna Tartar

-Mini Crab Cakes

-Broiled Shrimp w/ Chef's Dipping Sauce

-Chicken Skewers w/ Peanut Dipping Sauce

-Homemade Sweet Sausage w/ Marinara

-Gnocchi a la Romana Baked w/ Pancetta & Parmesan

-Baby Lamb Chops (supplement $4/person)


Sit Down Dinner Set Menu
First course (choose one)

-Homemade five cheese & spinach gondola

-Rigatoni bolognese

Second course

-Mixed green salad

Main course (choose four)

-slow cooked wild salmon w/ chickpea cake, dill sauce & pan fried fresh chick peas, topped with cucumbers & cherry tomatoes salad

-pan seared wild sea bass over braised beans, marinated in tomato, celery, garlic & fresh herbs

-pan seared filet mignon w/ reduction of tarragon, marsala & red wine sauce accompanied w/potato gratin & bleu cheese

-lemon glazed breast of free-range chicken stuffed with fennel, accompanied by wild rice and savoy

-rack of lamb with roasted parsnips, red potato & braised shitake in a reduction of red wine & lamb jus

Venetian Dessert Table (includes coffee, tea, cappuccino, espresso, etc.)


One Hundred Twenty Five Dollar Menu

(20 person minimum)




$125.00 per person plus bar, tax & gratuity

-bar/beverage is usually upon consumption

-beer/wine for evening - an additional $20 per person

top shelf open bar (all drinks, beer & wine) is $40 per person


1 hour passed hors d'oeuvres (choose 5)
-Tuna Tartar

-Mini Crab Cakes

-Broiled Shrimp w/ Chef's Dipping Suace

-Chicken Skewers w/ Peanut Dipping Sauce

-Homemade Sweet Sausage w/ Marinara

-Gnocchi a la Romana Baked w/ Pancetta & Parmesan

-Baby Lamb Chops (supplement $4 /person)


Buffet table
-Lobster

-Oyster cocktail

-Clam cocktail

-Shrimp cocktail

-Seafood salad

-House smoked salmon


Sit Down Dinner Set Menu
First course (choose one)

-Homemade five cheese & spinach gondola

-Rigatoni bolognese

Second course

-Mixed green salad

Main course (choose four)

-pan seared wild sea bass over braised beans, marinated in tomato, celery, garlic & fresh herbs

-pan seared filet mginon w/ reduction of tarragon, marsala & red wine sauce accompanied w/ potato gratin & bleu cheese

-lemon glazed breast of free-range chicken stuffed with fennel, accompanied by wild rice and savoy

-rack of lamb with roasted parsnips, red potoato & braised shitake in a reduction of red wine & lamb jus

Venetian Dessert Table (includes coffee, tea, cappuccino, espresso, etc.)



Items and pricing subject to change without notice.