Banquet Dinner Menu

Appetizers

Appetizer Party Choices must meet minimum per person
 
Bruschetta    
Pesto, sundried tomato, roasted red peppers and romano cheese
$2.00 Each

Vegetable Platter and Dip
$2.75 per person

Fresh Fruit Platter
$3.95 per person

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Served with Crostini
(Serves 25-30) $45.00
(Serves 50-60) $85.00

Antipasto Platter
Salami, Pepperoni, Prosciutto, Cheeses, Olives, Pepperoncini and Marinated Mushrooms
$4.50 per person

Jumbo Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce and Lemon
$24.95 per dozen    

Pesto, Sundried Tomatoes and Garlic Torte
Served with crostini    
(Serves 25-50) $55.00  
(Serves 75-100) $95.00

Prosciutto Rolls
Rolled with asparagus and herbed cream cheese
$2.00 each

Cocktail Meatballs
Choice of teriyaki, sweet & sour or barbecue sauce
$11.95 dozen

Deep Fried Mozzarella Sticks
Served with marinara dipping sauce
$11.95 dozen

Caprese Tapas
Crostini, fresh mozzarella, roma tomato and fresh basil with balsamic vinaigrette
$2.00 each

Chicken Wings
Choice of hot sauce, teriyaki or barbeque
$9.95 dozen

Primo Dinners

Choice of up to three individually plated dinners served to your guests. All dinners are served with Caesar salad, seasonal vegetables, *choice of baked potato, roasted red potatoes, or rice pilaf and focaccia bread. All dinners are served with coffee, tea or soft drink

Choice Prime Rib* (minimum of 15 dinners)
Prime rib with au jus and creamy horseradish.
$25.95

Choice New York or Rib Eye Steak* (minimum of 8 dinners)
Broiled and topped with a mushroom marsala demi-glace
$25.95

Filet Mignon* (minimum of 8 dinners)
Broiled 8 oz. bacon wrapped beef tenderloin
$29.95

*Grilled Prawns Scampi Style (minimum of 8 dinners)
Prawns marinated in garlic, extra virgin olive oil and lemon served ove r angel hair pasta.
$25.95

*above prices subject to change with the market value

Lasagne
Traditional Italian dish prepared with meats and cheeses layered with pasta and meat sauce
$19.95

Seafood Manicotti (minimum of 8 dinners)
Pasta tubes stuffed with shrimp, scallops, crab and a blend of cheeses in a ricotta filling topped with a brandy mornay sauce
$23.95

Fresh filet of Salmon  (minimum of 8 dinners)
Baked salmon topped with a lemon caper dill sauce
$25.95

Stuffed Chicken Breast Saltimbocca* (minimum of 8 dinners)
Chicken breast stuffed with prosciutto and provolone cheese, topped with a creamy pesto sauce
$23.95

Roast Italian Chicken* (minimum of 8 dinners)
1/2 of a roast chicken marinated in olive oil, rosemary, sage and garlic
$23.95

Create Your Own Family Style Dinner

Our chef can make your ideas into a reality.
If you have special needs, let us know--we can accommodate them

Create your own family dinners.   $24.95

Tureen of Minestrone Soup

Insalata (choose one)

    Caesar Salad
    Tossed Green Salad with House Dressing
    Spinach Salad
    Mesclun Mix Salad   

Pasta with Meat or Marinara Sauce (choose one)

    Spaghetti
    Meat Ravioli
    Penne Pasta
    Rigatoni

Pasta Prima (choose one)

    Tortellini with Meat or Marinara Sauce
    Fettuccine with Alfredo or Pesto Sauce
    Penne Primavera

Entree (choose two)

    Meatballs
    Italian Sausage
    Chicken Cacciatore
    Chicken Picatta  
    Chicken Marsala  
    Herb Roasted Chicken

    Focaccia Bread

   Coffee, Tea or Soft Drink

(Vegan and gluten free options available with 7 day prior notice)
Menu prices subject to change without notice

Traditional Family Style

All dinners are served on large platters to be passed around the table like Grandpa Ernesto did at his family table. All dinners are served with choice of coffee, tea or soft drink.
 
Italian Style I
$22.95

    Tureen of Minestrone Soup
    Caesar Salad
    Spaghetti, Penne or Rigatoni with Meat or Marinara Sauce
    Cheese or Meat Ravioli with Marinara or Meat Sauce
    Meatball
    Herb Roasted Chicken
    Foccacia Bread

Italian Style II
$20.95

    Tureen of Minestrone Soup
    Caesar Salad
    Spaghetti, Penne or Rigatoni with Meat or Marinara Sauce

    Meat or Cheese Ravioli with Marinara or Meat Sauce
    Meatball or Herb Roasted Chicken
    Foccacia Bread

Italian Style III
$18.95

    Tureen of Minestrone Soup
    Caesar Salad
    Spaghetti, Penne or Rigatoni with Meat or Marinara Sauce
    Meatballs or Herbed Roasted Chicken
    Focaccia Bread


Pasta Feast
$16.95
    
    Tureen of Minestrone Soup
    Caesar Salad
    Spaghetti, Penne or Rigatoni with Meat or Marinara Sauce
    Focaccia Bread

Pizza Party
$14.95

    Caesar Salad
    Assorted Pizzas
    Pitchers of Soda Pop

(Vegan and gluten free options available with 7 day prior notice)
Menu prices subject to change without notice

Italian Dinner Buffet

We can create a custom menu for your buffet.
Pricing is determined on your selection of menu items. Minimum of 30 guests
Served with fresh focaccia bread.  $19.95

   Salads (choose one) -- Additional choices $1.75 per person

    Tossed Green Salad
    Spinach Salad
    Caesar Salad
    Musclun Mix
    Pasta Salad
    Potato Salad
    Pea Salad


   Pastas / Vegetables (choose two) -- Additional choices $2.50 per person

    Penne
    Rigatoni
    Bowtie
    Spaghetti
    Ravioli - meat or cheese
    Seasonal Vegetables in Dill Butter
    Sauteed Green Beans|

   Available sauces for pasta, choose 1 for each pasta choice.

      Meat
      Marinar
      Alfredo
      Primavera

   Entrees (choose one) -- Additional choices $3.00 per person

    Roasted Italian Chicken
    Meat Balls
    Italian Sausage

   Add one of the following entrees -- Additional $3.75 each per person

     Cannelloni
     Manicotti
     Lasagna
     Chicken Picatta
     Baked Ziti
     Herbed Chicken Veloute
     Chicken Marsala
     Chicken Cacciatone

 (Vegan and gluten free options available with 7 day prior notice)
 Additional charges may apply.
 Menu prices subject to change without notice

Vegan and Vegetarian Entrées

Available as a plated entree with any banquet menu.
Vegan selection must be made by your guest 7 days before your banquet.

Spaghetti with Vegan Italian Sausage
    Sliced Vegan sausage tossed in spaghetti with our fresh marina sauce.
   $19.95

Vegan Meatloaf
    Vegan meatloaf topped with our fresh marina sauce and served with seasonal vegetables.
    $19.95

Fettuccine Primavera
   Fettuccine tossed with fresh tomatoes, zucchini, mushrooms and broccoli in a light red sauce.
   $17.95

(May substitute gluten free or whole wheat pasta for a charge)

Desserts

Tiramisu
$4.50

Cheesecake with Strawberry Topping
$4.50

Spumoni
$3.75

Assorted Dessert Bars (Special Order)
$3.95

Dessert Fee (When party brings their own desserts)
$1.00 per person

Beverages
Full service bar available   

Wine

You also may pre-select bottled wines from our wine list. There is a wine corking fee of $15.00 for personal bottles

   .75 L Wine (four glasses per bottle)
   White Zinfandel
   Chardonnay
   Riesling
   Pinot Grigio
   Cabernet Sauvignon
   Merlot
   Chianti

   1.5 L Wine (eight glasses per bottle)
   Chardonnay
   Pinot Grigio
   Cabernet Sauvignon
   Merlot
   Chianti

   Domestic Beer (six glasses per pitcher)
   Coors Light

   Microbrews (six glasses per pitcher)
   Ask about choices available

   Continental Breakfast Available

   $8.95 / person


   Daily rate applies for room rentals for seminars and meetings.

   Menu prices subject to change without notice

Facilities & Services

Capacity

Seating from 20 to 180 people depending on requirements:
Capri Room - seating for 25
Venice Room - seating for 50
Monte Carlo Room - seating for 80
Total Combined Seating for 180 people
Room rental and set up fees may be waived when meal minimums are met.

Price Range
Meals; $14.95-29.95
Children prices; 5-10 years are half price, 4 yrs and younger are free.
Suggested gratuity is 20% on all functions.
Tables – 8ft rectangular tables provided. Round tables available on limited basis.

Type of Events
Conferences, meetings, seminars, luncheons, banquets, wedding rehearsal dinners.

Availability and Terms
Advance reservations are recommended. We will try to accommodate last minute
events when possible. A deposit is required to secure the room.

Facility
Bar Facilities – Host / no host full-service bar is available.
Linens – Cloth linens available in limited colors at no additional cost. Special colors
can be ordered for a fee.

Decorations – Standard decorations including helium balloons acceptable. No
confetti allowed.

Audio / Visual – In-house state-of-the-art sound and video equipment available
for rent. Projector, DVD, CD, iPOD, wireless microphone and 120 inch screen.

Parking – Ample, free, off street parking.

ADA – Meets all standards; all meetings rooms on ground level.

Accessible from Highway 217 and only 10 minutes from downtown Portland. Ernesto's is conveniently located between Jesuit High School and the AAA building on Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy. We feature spacious dining rooms, a full-service lounge and gorgeous meeting / banquet rooms. Three generations of Italian recipes including pasta, veal, chicken, pizza, calzone and charbroiled steaks. You will find the service and atmosphere to be first class.  Get directions!