Lucca Ristorante

Private Events

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Private Event Details & Packages

Whether a rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, private business diWhether a rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, private business dinner or dinner for two, Lucca Ristorante is the perfect venue for any event.


Our distinctive dining rooms, superior menu and professional service will make a lasting impression on your guests.


This guide is comprised of our general policies and menu offerings for you to create a distinct and personalized menu for your upcoming function. Please take liberty to call with any questions that you may have, to tour the facilities and to personally discuss your event. 


We thank you for your consideration. 


Jennifer Grayson

General Manager/Event Coordinator

Jennifer@luccaristorante.com

412-848-7406

Cocktail/Happy Hour Events

Prices cited include 2-3 pieces per person;

it is recommended that you select at least 4 options for an event featuring hors d’oeuvres.


This option works great for any cocktail or happy hour event. But, can also be a great addition to your sit-down dinner event


$4 per person 

· Smoked Salmon on Cucumber with Whipped Goat Cheese

· Wild Mushroom Flatbread with Ricotta and Pesto

· Caprese Skewers with Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil

· Housemade Pizza, San Marzano Tomato Sauce, Fresh Mozzarella, and Basil

· Beer Battered Chicken Breast with Kansas City Style Barbeque Sauce

· Stationary Fruit Display

· Brussel Sprouts with Crispy Pork Belly, White Truffle, and Black Garlic Aioli

· Mediterranean Olive Mix with Assorted Italian Olives, Shaved Parmesan, and Crostini


$5 per person 

· Petite Meatballs with San Marzano Tomato Sauce

· Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

· Stationary Cheese Display

· Eggplant Involtini Stuffed with Pork Conserva

· Short Rib Arancini Served Over Demi Glaze


$6 per person 

· Filet Crostini with Horseradish Sauce


$7 per person 

· Shrimp Cocktail


$8 per person 

· Stationary Cured Meat and Cheese Display


Luncheon Event Packages

Lunch Pasta Package- $14 per person plus tax 

This package consists of choice of salad or Zuppa del Giorno (Soup of the day) and lunch portion of pasta. Soda, Iced Tea, or Coffee are included. 


First Choice: Your guest may choose one of the two sections below.

Insalata di Casa- Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Black Olive, Pepperoncini, Italian Dressing

Zuppa del Giorno (Soup of the Day)- Gazpacho and Hot Zuppa

 

Second Choice: Your guest may choose one of the four sections below.

Alla Chitarra-Lucca meatballs, San Maranzano tomato basil sauce, fresh mozzarella

Pasta Primavera- Saffron Linguini, Seasonal Vegetables 

Risotto Parmesano - Mascarpone, Parmesan, Lemon, Fresh Herbs

Cacio e pepe - Parm, Garlic, Toasted Pepper, Angel Hair

 

**Upgrade this package to $17/per guest to include:

Frutti di Mare con linguini - Shrimp, Rose Sauce, Pepper

Gnudi* - Short Rib, Spinach, Arrabbiata

Pappardelle* - Ribeye, Mixed Peppers, Onion, Mushroom, Gorgonzola Cream

 

Soup & Salad Luncheon Package-$18 per person plus tax and gratuity

This package includes our Zuppa del Giormo (Soup of the day) and an entrée salad. Guest can choose from chicken, steak, and shrimp on any salad. Soda, Iced Tea, or Coffee is included. 


Salad Choices

Insalata di Casa-mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, red onion, 

house-made Italian dressing

Spinach- Strawberry, Bacon, Red Onion, Feta Cheese, Pistachio Dressing

Arugula - Shaved Fennel, Apple, Grapes, Goat Cheese, Berry Vinaigrette

Caesar­-romaine hearts, shaved parmesan, tapenade crostini, poached egg, 

house caesar dressing


  

Lunch Entrée Package-$20 per person plus tax and gratuity

This package includes our Zuppa del Giormo (Soup of the day) or salad, and choice of entrée. Soda, Iced Tea, or Coffee is included.

First Choice: (Pick One)

Insalata di Casa- Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Black Olive, Pepperoncini, 

Italian Dressing

Zuppa del Giorno (Soup of the Day)- Gazpacho and Hot Zuppa

 
 

Second Choice: (Pick One) Your guest may choose one of the five sections below.

Salmone*- Skin on Filet, Asparagus, Orange Fennel Salad 

Alla Chitarra-Lucca meatballs, San Maranzano tomato basil sauce, fresh mozzarella

Pasta Primavera- Saffron Linguini, Seasonal Vegetables 

Risotto Parmesano - Mascarpone, Parmesan, Lemon, Fresh Herbs 

Chicken Saltimbocca* - Tomato, Potato, Spinach, Parmesan Cream   

Diner Event Packages

Lucca Pasta Only Package-$30.00 per Person

You may choose up to three courses. Soda, Iced Tea, or Coffee is included.


Antipasti (Appetizer) Choose up to two sections. 

Brussel Sprouts-crispy pork belly, white truffle, black garlic aioli

Mediterranean Olive Mix-assorted Italian olives, shaved parmesan, crostini

Lucca Meatballs - San Maranzano tomato basil sauce, fresh mozzarella, 

parmesan, fresh baguette 

Bruschetta - Artichoke, Tomato, Red Onion, Lemon, Parmesan, Garlic Cream


Insalate (Salad Course) Your guest may choose one of the two sections below.

Insalata di Casa- Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Black Olive, Pepperoncini, Italian Dressing

Zuppa del Giorno (Soup of the Day)- Gazpacho and Hot Zuppa


Hand-Rolled Pasta And Risotto 

Choose up to three sections. 

Alla Chitarra-Lucca meatballs, San Maranzano tomato basil sauce, fresh mozzarella

Lumache - veal, pork & beef bolognese, parmesan 

Vegetable Tuscan Ravioli - Four Cheese Sauce, Tomato Pesto

Risotto con Funghi-portobello, shitake, crimini, and oyster mushrooms, mascarpone, parmesan

Risotto Genovese-braised short rib, caramelized onion, spring peas, mascarpone

Pappardelle Alfredo - Creamy Alfredo Sauce, Prosciutto


Dolce (Dessert)

Choose up to two sections.

Orange Citrus & Fig Jam Olive Oil Cake- Classic Olive Oil Cake, Orange, Fig Jam

Gelato-Two scoops, choice of Belgian chocolate, salted caramel, or vanilla

Sorbet- Two scoops flavor changes seasonally


**Upgrade this package to $35/per guest to include:

Frutti Diavolo con Rigatoni - Shrimp, Scallop, Onion, Peppers, Spicy Garlic Oil

Putanesca Rigitoni - Black Olive, Capers, Anchovie, San Maranzano Tomato Basil Sauce


Premier Dinner Package-$40.00 per Person

You may choose up to three courses. Soda, Iced Tea, or Coffee is included.


Antipasti (Appetizer) Choose up to two sections. 

Brussel Sprouts-crispy pork belly, white truffle, black garlic aioli

Mediterranean Olive Mix-assorted Italian olives, shaved parmesan, crostini

Lucca Meatballs - San Maranzano tomato basil sauce, fresh mozzarella, 

parmesan, fresh baguette 

Bruschetta - tomato, onion, cucumber, basil, lemon


Insalate (Salad Course) Your guest may choose one of the two sections below.

Insalata di Casa- Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Black Olive, Pepperoncini, Italian Dressing

Zuppa del Giorno (Soup of the Day)- Gazpacho and Hot Zuppa


Hand-Rolled Pasta And Risotto 

& Specialità Di Stagione (Entree Course)

Choose up to four sections. 


Alla Chitarra-Lucca meatballs, San Maranzano tomato basil sauce, fresh mozzarella

Lumache - veal, pork & beef bolognese, parmesan 

Vegetable Tuscan Ravioli - Four Cheese Sauce, Tomato Pesto

Risotto con Funghi-portobello, shitake, crimini, and oyster mushrooms, mascarpone, parmesan

Risotto Genovese-braised short rib, caramelized onion, spring peas, mascarpone

Pappardelle Alfredo - Creamy Alfredo Sauce, Prosciutto

Chicken Parmesan - Breaded Chicken, San Maranzano Tomato Basil Sauce, Linguini

Chicken Marsala - Mushrooms, Capers, Prosciutto, Carrot, Shredded Potato Torta

Salmone- Skin on Filet, Orange Glaze, Over Caponata, Romesca Sauce


Dolce (Dessert)

Choose up to two sections.


Orange Citrus & Fig Jam Olive Oil Cake- Classic Olive Oil Cake, Orange, Fig Jam

Cannoli- Vanilla and Dark Cherry Filling, Chocolate Drizzle

Gelato-Two scoops, choice of Belgian Chocolate, Mocha Chip, or Vanilla

Sorbet- Two scoops flavor changes seasonally



Platinum Dinner Package-$50 per Person

When selecting this course you may choose from any of the options in the $40 package, or any of the additional sections below:


Antipasti (Appetizer) Choose up to two sections. 

Mozzarella Caprese - Fresh Tomato, Basil Pesto, Mozzarella, Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar

Calamari- Buttermilk Marinated, Hand-breaded, House-made Remoulade

Cucumber Smoked Salmon- Smoked Salmon on Cucumber with Whipped Goat Cheese

Steamed Mussels- Maine Mussels, Fresh Tomato, Spinach, Basil, White Wine Sauce


Insalate (Salad Course)

Spinach- Strawberry, Bacon, Red Onion, Feta Cheese, Pistachio Dressing

Arugula - Shaved Fennel, Apple, Grapes, Goat Cheese, Berry Vinaigrette

Caesar­-romaine hearts, shaved parmesan, tapenade crostini, poached egg, 

house caesar dressing


HAND-ROLLED PASTA AND RISOTTO 

& SPECIALITÀ DI STAGIONE (Entree Course)

Choose up to four sections.

Al Cartoccio - Bronzino Filet, Bell Peppers, Capers, Olives, Lemon, Garlic,

Cherry Tomato, Dirty rice, in parchment

Sicilian Capesante - Scallops, Risotto Cakes, Beurre Blanc, Berry Reduction

Ribeye - 16oz Ribeye, Cauliflower Puree, Snap Peas, Red Beet Reduction, Mushroom Demi Glaze

Pork Rollitini- House smoked Pork Rollatini, Carrot Puree, Asparagus, Mushrooms, Hot Peppers


Dolce (Dessert)

Choose up to two sections.

Tiramisu - Lady Finger, Mascarpone, Coca Powder

Bread Pudding - Bourbon Salted Caramel, Vanilla Gelato

Crème Brûlée - Seasonal Selection

General Event Policies

Menu

Lucca Ristorante’s menus are wholly comprised of fresh meat, seafood, produce, and the highest quality imported products. In our order to maintain our high standards, some menu items may change according to the season and availability. 


Guests with special dietary needs (vegan/vegetarian, kosher, gluten, etc) are always welcome. With advanced notification, our Chef can procure special menu items to please all of your guests.

All menus and details for your event should be completed at least one week prior to your reservation date. All final counts must be given at least 7 days prior to your event (or the date stated in drafted contract). This number will be used to calculate the minimum invoice amount for your event.

When your menu is created, our service staff will take individual guest orders from the pre-selected menus on the day/night of your event. 


Preorder Discount

Lucca will extend a 10% discount to any package if your guests preorder their entrees. You must provide your final count and entrée choices a minimum 72 hours prior to your event to receive the discount. Changes to preordered entrees will not be accepted on the day of your event. If changes occur within 72 hours of your event the discount will no longer apply.


Host/Open Bar

Open (host paid) bar is charged upon a consumption basis only. There are no charges or fees for bartenders, mixers, or sodas. Our standard open bar consists of well and premium brand liquors,  Italian/Domestic wines by the glass and bottled beers. 


Cash Bar

Cash bars – guests are responsible for their own charges – are also available


Wine List

Fine wine has grown to be a necessary component of any fine meal. Lucca Ristorante features an extensive wine list.  Our General Manager can assist you in selecting the perfect wine to complement your menu.


Contract and Payment

A signed contract for all private parties. A cancelation fee will be agreed upon, and the Credit Card Authorization Form will be needed prior to you event. The credit card information supplied will only be used for cancelation purposes, unless otherwise specified.  The date of your event is not guaranteed until Lucca Ristorante receives a signed contract and Credit Card Authorization Form. Final payment is due on the day of your function.


Tax Exempt Organizations

If your organization is exempt from PA sales tax on all food purchases, a copy of your Tax Exempt Federal Identification Form must be supplied prior to your event.


Dining Rooms 

Lucca Ristorante is available for private parties in one of our dining rooms and/or covered outdoor patio, for partial or complete occupancy of the restaurant.

Main Dining Room

Max occupancy of 45 guests seated

Private Dining Room

Max occupancy of 34 guests seated

Covered Outdoor Patio (during summer months)

Max occupancy of 35 guests seated


Taxes and Service Charges

A gratuity of 20% will be added to all food and beverage charges. 

A 7% Pennsylvania and Allegheny Countysales tax will be added to all taxable food items. If your organization is exempt from sales tax, tax exemption certification must be submitted prior to your event. 

A 7% Allegheny County Alcohol Tax will be added to all alcoholic beverages, including mixed drinks, wine and beer.

Other service charges may apply when applicable (ex. cake cutting, corkage fee).


Additional Information 

Handicapped accessible

Smoke-free establishment; no smoking is permitted inside our dining rooms or on the patio