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DANTE Dining Group · Chef Dante Boccuzzi · Cleveland, Ohio

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Private Events & Catering

DANTE Dining Group will work closely with you to bring your vision to life. We’ll give you the chance to socialize and entertain while we deliver the tray passed hors d’oeuvres or customize a food station, perfectly tailored to your special event.

Menu & Service Options

  • Buffet Service
  • Themed Food Stations
  • Table Service
  • Family Style
  • Tray-passed hors D’oeuvres
  • Food Displays

Food Stations

  • Sushi Station
  • Asian Noodle Bar
  • Omelette Bar
  • Carving Station
  • Baked Potato Station
  • Prosciutto Station
  • Pasta Station
  • Caviar & Vodka Bar
  • Pizza Station
  • Seafood Bar

For more information or to reserve a date, please contact Stephanie at Dante Events or call (216) 274-1200.

Brunch Buffet

Breakfast Buffet

Eggs Benedict with Crab

Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Herbs

Cinnamon French Toast with Ohio Maple Syrup

Applewood Smoked Bacon and Country Sausage

Breakfast Potatoes

Freshly Baked Breakfast Pastries, Muffins and Bagels

Whipped Cream Cheese and Butter

House made Fruit Compotes

Selection of Seasonal Fruits

Three Juice Offerings

Freshly Brewed Coffee

Additional Selections

Omelet Station with Assorted Meats, Cheeses and Vegetables

Pancake Station with Blueberries, Bananas, Sweet Cream, Toasted Pecans and Ohio Maple Syrup

Brown Sugar and Mustard Glazed Baked Ham

Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

House Smoked Salmon Display with Traditional Garnish

Oven Roasted Prime Rib of Beef, Au Jus and Horseradish

Selection of Hot Teas, Cappuccino, Espresso Available by Request

House Wine – red or white by the glass or per bottle

Mimosa and Bloody Mary bar available per cocktail

Hors d’Oeuvres


Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Dante Dum Yum Sauce

Celery Root and Truffle Tarts

Fingerling Potato Skins

Salsa Verde, Manchego

Goat Cheese Fritter

Lemon confit

Ratatouille Tart

Crisp Onions, Arugula pesto

Miniature Crepes

with Roquefort, Pear, Walnut

Truffled Potato Strudel

Chick Pea Hummus

Crostini, Black Truffle Pate

Ratatouille Tartlets

with Goat Cheese Mousse

Wild Mushroom Arancini

Tempura Vegetables

Dante Dum Yum Sauce

Beet and Goat Cheese Sandwich

Cherry Tomatoes

grains, fresh herbs

Cucumber “Ceviche” Cups

Potato Latkes

Sour Cream, Apple

Crispy Avocado

Sweet Chili Sauce

Crisp Wild Mushroom Won Ton

Potato, Leek, Truffle Quiche

Caprese Skewers

Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, Balsamic


Black Pepper and Honey Ricotta

Falafel Bites

Roasted Garlic Cashew Cream

per selection per person

Pizza Assortment

Dante’s “Inferno”

spicy sausage, pepperoni, Kalamata olives, hot peppers, mozzarella, basil


tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil, fresh tomatoes, pecorino cheese


spaghetti and meatball pizza, tomato sauce


goat cheese, red onion, ricotta, truffle honey, pistachio

*vegetarian and gluten free options available

Soup Shots

Creamy Celery Root


Banana Butternut Squash Soup

available seasonally


Leek, and Hazelnuts

*Lobster Cappuccino

per selection per person
*price per person may vary


Spicy, Crunchy Tuna Rolls

Two Styles of Salmon Rolls

Vegetarian Sushi Rolls

Tempura Shrimp Roll

California Sushi Roll

Tuna Roll

Eel and Cucumber Sushi Roll

per selection per person


Chorizo Stuffed Calamari

Crab and Mango Ravioli

Green Curry, Puffed Rice

Crab Filled Mushroom Caps

Crabcakes Balsamic Onion Compote

Balsamic Onion Compote

Crabcake Sliders

Root Vegetable Slaw

Crab Filled Fingerling Potatoes

Chilies, Mint

Salmon Belly

Cream Cheese, Pumpernickel Toasts

Smoked Salmon, Potato Crisps

Chive Crème Fraiche

Salmon Tartare Profiteroles

Lemon Confit

Salmon Carpaccio

Leek Fennel Salad

Salmon Tataki on Crisp Won Ton Shell

Salmon and Cream Cheese Brioche Tea Sandwich

Black Tiger Shrimp

Citrus Salad, Cilantro

Shrimp and Shiitake Skewers


Balsamic Glazed Strawberries, Arugula

Spicy Scallop Chips

Tuna Tataki

Mustard, Cornichons, Red Onions, Mache

Spicy Tuna Chips

Tuna Tartare Cucumber Cups

Wasabi Mayo


Jalapeño, Ceviche, Tangerine

Fennel Crusted Tuna

Pickled Radish

Grilled Octopus

White Bean Puree

*Lobster Grilled Cheese Sandwich

*Chilled Lobster Parfait


*Lobster Salad

Fennel, Hazelnut, Orange

Wasabi Pea Crusted Tuna

Curry, Spicy Minted Relish

Brioche Quail Eggs and Caviar

Unagi and Foie Gras

Shiso Leaf, Bok Choy, Rice Cracker

per selection per person
*price per person may vary


Chicken Liver Mousse


Chicken Meatballs with Truffle Crema

Chicken and Waffles


Crispy Pork Belly with Fennel Garlic

Mortadella with Gnocchi Fritti

Bacon Cheddar Puffs

Bacon Jalapeño Poppers

Lamb Confit Crostini

Lamb Meatballs


Pork Belly BLT’S

Pork Meatballs

Marinara, Parmesan

Pork Croquettes

Sauce Gribiche

Pork Stuffed Baby Peppers


Pork Belly Sui Mai

Black Vinegar, Chili Oil, Cilantro

Country Pork Pate

Pear Mostarda

Duck Prosciutto Flatbread with Goat Cheese and Arugula

Duck Confit Arancini

Rabbit Rillettes with Pistachio

Beef and Pork Meatballs

Sweet Sour Peppers Peppernata

Beef Tenderloin

Sweet Miso,Radish salad

Beef Tataki

Crispy Won Ton, Dante Dum Yum Sauce

*Beef and Foie Potstickers

Ponzu Sauce

*Foie Gras Parfaits

*Foie Gras Stuffed Dates

*Foie Gras Torchon

Pickled Raisins

per selection per person
*price per person may vary

Plated Dinners

DANTE has a stunning private dining room which accommodates comfortably up to 24 people.

DANTE NEXT DOOR is available for private events that can accommodate 125 standing or 80 seated.

Please keep in mind we can accommodate all dietary needs, including but not limited to Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten free.

Three Course Tasting Menu

  • First Course: choice of three Appetizers
  • Second Course: choice of four Entrees
  • Third Course: choice of three Desserts

Four Course Tasting Menu

  • First Course: choice of three Appetizers
  • Second Course: choice of Pasta, Risotto or Polenta
  • Third Course: choice of four Entrees
  • Fourth Course: choice of three Desserts

Five Course Tasting Menu

Chef Dante Designed

  • First Course: Appetizer
  • Second Course: House Made Pasta
  • Third Course: Seafood Entree
  • Fourth Course: Meat Entree
  • Fifth Course: Dessert

Buffet / Family Style

Package One

Two Entrees Selected
One Vegetable or Salad
Two Starches (substitute vegetable or salad)
Assorted Desserts

Package Two

Three Entrees Selected
One Salad
One Vegetable
Two Starches
Assorted Desserts


Baby Spinach Salad

soft poached egg, crisp red onions, smoked bacon vinaigrette

Roasted Beet and Frisee Salad

candied walnuts, shaved goat cheese

Arugula Caesar

focaccia croutons, classic dressing

Crisp Goat Cheese Fritters

rosemary roasted apples, balsamic vinaigrette

Mushroom salad

frisee, shaved fennel, ginger vinaigrette

Green Salad

asparagus, pea puree, arugula, kale

7 Vegetable Salad

mesculin, apples, radicchio, endive, beets, cauliflower, carrots

Caprese Salad

basil, tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, Italian crackers

Summer Beans

with heirloom tomatoes, red onion vinaigrette

Traditional Caesar Salad

romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese, croutons

Couscous and Vegetable Salad

Green Apple and Endive Salad

goat cheese, arugula, pistachio

Red skin potato and leek Salad

lemon mayonnaise

Tomato and bread Salad

red onions, cucumbers, white balsamic vinaigrette

Italian Rice Salad

olives, cooked tuna, tomatoes, hard boiled eggs, mushrooms, wuester

Nicoise Salad

green beans, tomatoes, canned tuna, hard-boiled egg, olives, lettuce

Asparagus Salad

bacon vinaigrette, red onions, frisee

Spinach Salad

Prosciutto, Chevre, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Greek Salad

Feta, Red Onion, Red Pepper, Tomato, Kalamata Olives

Wedge Salad

Blue Cheese, Red Onion, Bacon, Tomato

Miso Chicken Salad

Crisp Noodles, Cashews, Julienne Vegetables

Shaved Fennel Salad

orange segments, pistachio, arugula

Carrot Salad

ginger vinaigrette, arugula leaves, orange segments

Grilled Romaine Salad

lemon dressing, pancetta, crisp shallots

Red Oak Salad

poached pears, crumbled blue cheese, walnuts


Cavatelli Pasta

with Bolognese Ragu

Penne Pasta

with Spicy Sausage Ragu

Twisted Pasta

garlic, broccolini, chili flake

Sea Shell Pasta Carbonara

pancetta cream sauce, poached egg

Cheese Ravioli

simple tomato sauce, portobello mushrooms

Vegetable Lasagna

Macaroni and Cheese

Toasted Basmati

shitake mushrooms, scallions, coriander

7 Vegetable Stir Fry Rice

Red Quinoa

almonds, red apples

Garlic Mash Potatoes

Rosemary Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Yukon Potato Cheddar Gratin

3 Cheese Polenta

Cleveland Perogi

caramelized onions, sour cream

Eggplant Parmesan

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Ohio cheddar

Garden Ratatouille

Pencil Asparagus

with lemon vinaigrette

Stuffed Hot Peppers

ground pork and rice, tomato sauce

Garlic Braised Swiss Chard

Maple Glazed Baby Carrots

Sweet Potato Casserole

Marshmallow, Pecans

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Pancetta, Golden Raisins

Seasonally Vegetable Medley

Fresh Herbs


Bacon Wrapped Salmon

Hericot Vert, apricots, red onion vinaigrette

Miso Glazed Atlantic Salmon

sauté of bok choy and bean sprouts, ginger vinaigrette

Seared Salmon

green curry sauce, eggplant, carrots

Mustard Crusted Salmon

caramelized onions, turnips

Seared Striped Bass

ratatouille, roasted garlic, black olive vinaigrette

Blackened Trout

tomato corn risotto

Crab Cakes

caper remoulade sauce, crispy shallots

Lemon and Garlic Shrimp

artichokes, tomatoes, onions

“Surf and Turf”

seared scallops and beef medallions, grilled scallion, ginger carrot purée

Sesame Chicken Breast

sauté peas, macadamia nuts, shiitake mushrooms

Pan Fried Chicken Parmesan

braised zucchini and red onions

Horseradish Crusted Chicken

potato puree, asparagus

Chicken Piccata

lemon caper risotto

Chicken Marsala

sauteed mushrooms

Chicken Milanese

pickled onion, parmesan

Pork Chops

braised cabbage, potatoes, apples, mustard

Pork Saltimbocca

prosciutto, capers, lemon, parmesan

Beef and Pork Meatballs

tomato braised zucchini, eggplant

Pork Tenderloin Cutlets

creamy polenta, rosemary braised root vegetables

Grilled Hanger Steak and Portobello

grilled vegetables, potatoes, balsamic vinaigrette

Tomato Braised Beef Short Rib

peppers, mushrooms, onions

Corned Beef

fingerling potatoes, cabbage, horse radish cream

Braised Pork Belly

braised white beans, baby carrots, fingerling potatoes

Rosemary Braised Leg of Lamb,

mushrooms, Israeli couscous

Grilled Lamb Chops

garbanzo beans, baby carrots, mint pesto

Roasted Leg of Lamb

tomato braised kalamata olives, mushrooms

Coriander Crusted Duck Breast

garlic spinach, pomegranate glazed pearl onions

“Imaginative, Mediterranean twist. An extraordinary experience!”

— ZAGAT Guide, DANTE Restaurant

“Quietly building his gastronomic legacy.”

— Charlie Palmer

“Ambitious Food.”

– Monica Eng

“Best sushi in Cleveland–better than most in Tokyo”

– Trip Advisor, GINKO Restaurant

“Dante is a hot spot with good reason.”

– Marc Bona,

“Chef Boccuzzi outdoes himself in Tremont.”

– Douglas Trattner

“Engaging Menu.”

– Joe Crea,