Private Dining in Burlington, Vermont

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Celebrate in the Heart of Downtown Burlington

Make it a special evening of handmade Italian cuisine, classic cocktails, and fabulous Italian wines for your upcoming rehearsal dinner, family reunion, holiday celebration, or company party.

Located in the heart of downtown Burlington right on Church Street Marketplace, the Pascolo Ristorante private dining room is available for a full daytime rental and a partial or full evening rental.

  • Private dining room is separate from the main dining area and features adjustable lighting
  • Private dining room accommodates up to 35  guests for a seated dinner or up to 45 for a cocktail-style party.
  • Features windows into the pasta making room and wine cellar as well as a beautiful stone wall, providing a lovely, unique aesthetic to the room.

COCKTAIL PARTY MENU

HORS D’OEUVRES   
Priced per person

SELECTION OF ITALIAN CHEESES – olives, Red Hen crostini, accoutrements —————– $6.95
SELECTION OF HOUSE MADE SALUMI – fresh mozzarella, olives, accoutrements ——— $7.95
CHICKEN PARMIGIANA SKEWERS – mozzarella, tomato basil sauce —————————- $3.95
FRIED CALAMARI – tomato basil sauce, lemon aioli ————————————————— $5.95
CHILLED WILD SHRIMP COCKTAIL – cocktail sauce, lemon —————————————- $5.95
BEET SKEWERS – whipped ricotta, basil pesto ———————————————————– $3.95
FRIED MOZZARELLA – tomato basil sauce —————————————————————- $3.95
SEASONAL BRUSCHETTA – please inquire ————————————————————— $3.95
CASTLEVETRANO OLIVES – priced/order (each order serves 3-4 guests) ———————- $6.95

WOOD FIRED PIZZA

Add some pizzas for a heartier hors d’oeuvre experience. Sliced thinly for cocktail party service. We recommend 1 pizza per 10-12 guests.

MARGHERITA  tomato basil sauce, mozzarella, basil  16.95
STAGIONI  spring pest, mozzarella, zucchini, asparagus, scallions, herbed ricotta 18.95
ETNA  pepperoni, roasted peppers, tomato basil sauce, mozzarella, Calabrese Chiles  18.95
ROMA  sausage, smoked mushrooms, mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, Calabrese chiles  18.95
FUNGHI  smoked mushrooms, mozzarella, herb ricotta, scallions, truffle oil, parsley  17.95


PLATED DINNER DINING MENU

$32.95 per person

PRIMI

Please select one for your party.

CAESAR SALAD  romaine, pecorino, anchovies, croutons
ARUGULA SALAD  fennel, almonds, radishes, honey vinaigrette, pecorino

SECONDI

Please select three items below for your party.

ITALIAN SAUSAGE GNOCCHI  smoked mushrooms, tomato basil sauce, parmigiano
RIGATONI BOLOGNESE  beef & pork ragu, parmigiano
CHICKEN MARSALA  smoked mushrooms, pancetta, polenta
PAN SEARED COD LOIN  crispy fingerlings, pancetta, caper butter, pesto, pea shoots
EGGPLANT ROLLATINI  mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, smoked mushrooms, asparagus
GNOCCHI SORRENTINA  tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
MARGHERITA PIZZA  tomato basil sauce, mozzarella, basil

DOLCE

Please select one for your party.

PASCOLO TIRAMISU   Kahlua soaked sponge fingers, mascarpone custard, chocolate
CANNOLI  ricotta, pistachio, lemon, chocolate

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FAMILY STYLE DINING MENU

$29.95 per person

PRIMI

Please select one to be set in the center of the table(s):

CAESAR SALAD  romaine, pecorino, anchovies, croutons
ARUGULA SALAD  fennel, almonds, radishes, honey vinaigrette, pecorino

SECONDI

Served family style on platters for sharing, select 2 entrees and 1 pizza for the table(s):

Entrees (choose 2):

RIGATONI BOLOGNESE   beef & pork ragu, parmigiano
CHICKEN PARMIGIANA  mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, linguini
PAN SEARED COD LOIN  crispy fingerlings, pancetta, caper butter, pesto, pea shoots
GNOCCHI SORRENTINA   tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
EGGPLANT ROLLATINI  mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, smoked mushrooms, asparagus

Pizza Choices (choose 1):

MARGHERITA tomato basil sauce, mozzarella, basil
STAGIONI   spring pesto, mozzarella, zucchini, asparagus, scallions, herb ricotta
ETNA   pepperoni, roasted peppers, tomato basil sauce, mozzarella, Calabrese chiles
FUNGHI smoked mushrooms, mozzarella, herb ricotta, scallions, truffle oil, parsley
ROMA sausage, smoked mushrooms, mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, Calabrese chiles

DOLCE (choose 1):

PASCOLO TIRAMISU  Kahlua soaked sponge fingers, mascarpone custard, chocolate
CANNOLI  ricotta, pistachio, lemon, chocolate


RENTAL RATES & AVAILABILITY

RENTAL RATES

Private party reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance. A $250.00 deposit is required to reserve the private dining room and is 100% refundable until 14 days prior to the event.

Maximum occupancy:  35 seated dinner / 45 cocktail style

Summer (May 1st – October 31st) Fall & Winter (November 1st – April 30th)
Sunday – Thursday Nights 5:00 – 11:00
$1,000 food & beverage minimum*
Sunday – Thursday Nights 5:00 – 11:00
$800 food & beverage minimum*
Friday Nights 5:00 – 11:00
$2,000 food & beverage minimum*
Friday Nights 5:00 – 11:00
$1,500 food & beverage minimum*
Saturday Nights
Limited availability, please inquire
Saturday Nights
Limited availability, please inquire

BLACKOUT DATES

The private dining room  is not available during the following dates:
(Other dates may apply)

2019

  • January 19th – 20th Martin Luther King Weekend
  • February 3rd – Super Bowl Sunday
  • February 16th – 17th – President’s Day weekend
  • May 10th – 12th – C hamplain, St. Mike’s commencements, Mother’s Day
  • May 17th – 19th  – UVM commencement
  • May 24th – 26th – Memorial Day Weekend
  • Saturdays beginning June 30, through Columbus Day
  • July 19th – 20th – Brewers’ Fest Weekend
  • October 4th – 6th – UVM Parents Weekend
  • October 12th – 14th – Columbus Day Weekend
  • November 28th – 29th – Thanksgiving & Black Friday
  • December 24th – 31st – Holidays

All Large Parties are subject to applicable state and local taxes and 20% service charge

*Food & Beverage minimums expenditures are calculated by
the total of food and beverage charges before taxes and gratuity are added