Outstanding Gourmet Cuisine Prepared by Culinary Experts
Our outstanding cuisine is prepared with great care by our chefs to guarantee sumptuous dining. With two kitchens and an in-house bakery, you are guaranteed the freshest foods along with superb quality. Our menus change seasonally highlighting the delicacies of winter, spring, summer and fall. In addition to personally handpicking the freshest ingredients at Hunts Point and the New Fulton Fish Market, we also manage our own import company to guarantee only the highest quality products reach our shores from Italy and many other parts of the world.
Our team takes their work very seriously, especially when it comes to the food and drinks we serve to our guests. We are proud to have relationships with several premium beverage manufacturers and distributers, only serving our guests the best premium and top shelf options available. Featuring over 415 wines from around the world, we have an experienced sommelier on staff and all of our servers have basic training in wine and pairing to assist you with making your decisions. For those seeking wine education, we also offer wine classes several times a month at Vetro Restaurant and Lounge.
Russo’s In House Bakery
In our bakery, our talented Executive Pastry Chef designs and creates sensational pastries, desserts, and cakes that are sure to impress every party guest. Our brides have worked with our team to create some of the most innovative and delicious designs available from crystal-encrusted fairy-tale styles to Mad-Hatter inspired pieces of art. Most importantly, because our focus is always on the quality, freshness and taste, you and your guests will never be let down by the taste of our delectable, mouthwatering cakes. We ensure that by allowing you to visit a cake-tasting prior to your event, you will be impressed with the time the Chef sits down with you to help you design your own magnificent show stopper.
The Signature menu begins with our famous Cocktail Feast including a Champagne Table, A station of our Classic Favorites, Pasta Station, Clam Bar Station, Steak House Station, Asian Station, Sushi Table, Cold Delicacy Table, Cold Antipasti Station & San Gennaro Festival Station. The San Gennaro station can be substituted for an ethnic station of choice such as Greek, Spanish, Polish, Chinese, Korean, Albanian, Indian, Japanese or Caribbean.
In keeping with the restaurant-style theme dining that we are so well known for, following the cocktail hour, our Signature menu offers a appetizer course, pasta and risotto combination, intermezzo or salad course, and our Signature 11-choice Entrée Selection. Furthermore, the package comes with a selection of the most elegantly decorated wedding cakes (prepared in our in-house bakery).
The Signature Menu also allows each bride and groom to customize their wedding to truly make it the “royal” affair they have always dreamed of.
Each couple will be able to select: Butler-style Cocktail Hour items; a selection of dining room, dais, and cake tables dressed with sophisticated linens fit for a King and Queen; chair covers with embellishments; damask, satin trimmed and Wilshire napkin changes throughout the evening; a signature drink created and named after the bride and groom; superior ambiance lighting; a specialty dessert chosen by the bride and groom; and much more.
Our Elite Menu includes the most popular menu additions and package upgrades to our Signature menu. The Elite menu includes hot and cold butler items to the Cocktail Feast as well as a Martini Ice Sculpture, Shellfish Supreme Station, Elite Carving Station & Asian Station. The Elite menu offers an enhanced selection of Appetizers & Entrees and includes a custom designed Wedding Cake and Groom’s Cake as well as the Elite Venetian hour with choice of a Specialty Venetian Station.