Welcome to Violante's 
126 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ, 07003
973-743-8002
The Original since 1969

Catering Menu 
by the tray

Appetizers 

Boneless Wings 

Bone – In Wings 

Coconut Chicken 

Boneless chicken strips fried and smothered in BBQ, Oriental Sesame, Sweet Chili Pepper OR Buffalo sauce, served with celery and Blue Cheese
Boneless chicken strips fried and smothered in BBQ, Oriental Sesame, Sweet Chili Pepper OR Buffalo sauce, served with celery and Blue Cheese
Chicken tenders battered in a light coconut breading and deep fried served with orange marmalade 

1/2 Tray $44.95          Full Tray $84.90

1/2 Tray  $44.95          Full Tray   $84.90

1/2 Tray  $44.95          Full Tray $ 84.90

Rice Balls 

Tomato Bruschetta 

Rizzolo Peppers 

Rice, meat, peas and cheese rolled into individual servings and lightly fried and served with marinara sauce  

12 pieces 1/2 tray              24 pieces Full tray          

Freshly chopped plum tomatoes seasoned to perfection with fresh basil and red onion and served over crispy baguettes 
Party favorites these mini peppers are stuffed with “Alan Rizzolo’s” famous bread crumbs mixture and over roasted 

1/2 Tray  $29.95         Full Tray   $54.90

1/2 Tray  $34.95         Full Tray $64.90

1/2 Tray  $39.95         Full Tray $74.90

​Coconut Shrimp

​Shrimp Cocktail

Empanadas

Jumbo shrimp battered in a light coconut breading and deep fried served with orange marmalade
Jumbo boiled shrimp served with cocktail sauce and lemon wedges 
Homemade Beef or Chicken mpanadas served with our own chipotle mayonnaise 

12 pieces 1/2 tray              24 pieces Full tray          

1/2 Tray  $64.95         Full Tray   $124.90

1/2 Tray  $59.95         Full Tray  $114.90

1/2 Tray  $29.95         Full Tray  $54.90

Platters 

Assorted Sandwiches

Italian Antipasto 

American Cold Cut 

Your choice of four sandwiches from our list of 30. Each sandwich is cut into 6 pieces. 
Assorted Italian deli meats and cheeses with olives, roasted peppers, marinated mushrooms and 
Display of rolled cold cuts and cheeses of your choice 

Small  $34.95              Large  $59.95

Small  $49.95              Large $84.90

Small  $39.95              Large  $74.90 

Raw Vegetable


Mixed Fruit

Raw veggie platter of assorted vegetables with ranch dip 

Seasonal fruit sliced and displayed 

                        Large  $34.90 


1/2 Tray  $29.95          Full Tray  $54.90



​​ Pastas

Baked Ziti

Cavatelli & Broccoli 

Lasagna

Ziti pasta baked with homemade marinara sauce, ricotta cheese and mozzarella 
Cavatelli served with broccoli florets in  garlic and oil 
Family favorite layered lasagna pasta with marinara, ricotta and mozzarella cheeses 

1/2 Tray $39.95           Full Tray $74.90

1/2 Tray $44.95          Full Tray $84.90

1/2 Tray $34.95          Full Tray $64.90

Lasagna Meat or Spinach 

Stuffed Shells

Penne alla Vodka

Lasagna with the choice of adding sautéed ground beef or fresh spinach
Homemade stuffed shells with ricotta and parsley in our homemade marinara sauce 
Penne pasta served with prosciutto, onions, peas and vodka  in a light marinara cream sauce. 

1/2 Tray $44.95           Full Tray $84.90

1/2 Tray $39.95           Full Tray $74.90

1/2 Tray $44.90           Full Tray $84.90

 Penne alla Vodka with Grilled Chicken

Pasta with Broccoli Rabe & Sausage

Pasta Primavera

Penne pasta served with prosciutto, onions, peas and vodka  in a light marinara cream sauce topped with grilled chicken
Orrechiette pasta tossed with Broccoli rabe and sweet Italian sausage in a oil and garlic sauce 
Choice of pasta mixed with fresh vegetables in a light sauce

1/2 Tray $54.95          Full Tray $104.90

1/2 Tray $54.90           Full Tray $104.90

1/2 Tray  $44.95         Full Tray $84.90

Macaroni and Cheese

Spiral pasta in our special cheese sauce

1/2 Tray  $39.95  /  Full Tray  $74.90

​Beef & Veal

Meatball Marinara

Meatloaf

Roast Beef with Brown Gravy 

All beef meatballs, made 100% in house served in marinara sauce 
All beef meatloaf served in brown gravy 
Sliced top round of beef roasted in house, served with brown gravy 

1/2 Tray  $39.95   /   Full Tray  $74.90

1/2 Tray $34.95           Full Tray $74.90

1/2 Tray $49.95           Full Tray $94.90

Shredded Beef 

Pepper Steak

Swedish Meatballs

Slow roasted beef sirloin, shredded with a light pepper and onion sauce 
Beef strips that are seared and covered in fresh cut peppers and onions 
All beef mini meatballs served in a creamy brown gravy

1/2 Tray $49.95           Full Tray $94.90

1/2 Tray $49.95           Full Tray $94.90

1/2 Tray $44.95           Full Tray $84.90

Veal Francese

Veal Marsala

Veal Parmigiana 

Milk fed veal cutlets floured and served in a lemon franchese sauce 
Milk fed cutlets floured and served with mushrooms and marsala wine sauce 
Milk fed cutlets breaded and fried topped marinara and mozzarella 

1/2 Tray $ 74.95               Full Tray $144.90

1/2 Tray $74.95             Full Tray $144.90

1/2 Tray $69.95           Full Tray $134.90 

Veal and Peppers

Veal Piccata

Veal Rollatini

Cubed milk fed veal sautéed and finished with our marinara sauce with fresh cut peppers and onions 
Milk fed cutlets floured in a lemon caper sauce topped with artichoke and roasted peppers 
Milk fed veal cutlets rolled with prosciutto and mozzarella served in a sherry wine reduction. 

1/2 Tray $64.95           Full Tray $124.90

1/2 Tray $74.95           Full Tray $144.90

1/2 Tray $79.95           Full Tray $154.90

Chicken 

Cacciatore

Cordon Bleu

Francese

Roasted bone-in chicken served with peppers, onions and mushrooms in a light tomato sauce 
Breaded rolled chicken cutlets stuffed with boiled ham and swiss cheese served with 
Lemon, wine and butter 

1/2 Tray   $39.95       Full Tray   $74.90

1/2 Tray $44.95           Full Tray $84.90

1/2 Tray $39.95           Full Tray $74.90

Di Giambotta

Marsala

Murphy

Hot or sweet peppers, sausage & popatoes in a light wine sauce 
Fresh mushrooms and onions in a Marsala wine sauce 
Hot or Sweet vinegar peppers, fried potatoes in a sherry demi- glaze sauce 

1/2 Tray $44.95           Full Tray $84.90

1/2 Tray $44.95         Full Tray $84.90

1/2 Tray $44.95           Full Tray $84.90

Parmigiana

Piccata

Savoy

Breaded cutlets topped with marinara sauce and shredded mozzarella 
Capers, lemon and butter topped with artichokes and roasted peppers 
Cubed chicken breast simmered in a red wine vinegar reduction with oregano and grated cheese 

1/2 Tray $39.95          Full Tray $74.90

1/2 Tray $39.95           Full Tray $74.90

1/2 Tray $39.95           Full Tray $74.90

Tenders


Oreganata

Breaded chicken tenders served with ketchup or honey mustard 

Bone in  chicken baked with oregano, garlic and parsley

1/2 Tray $34.95           Full Tray $64.90

1/2 Tray $44.95           Full Tray 84.90

Pork

Sausage and Peppers

Sausage w/ Broccoli Rabe

Pork Chop Murphy  

Hot or Sweet homemade sausage with peppers and onions (red or white)
Hot or sweet homemade sausage with sautéed broccoli rabe in an oil and garlic sauce 
Hot or Sweet peppers and potatoes in a sherry wine demi-glaze sauce 

1/2 Tray   $39.95       Full Tray   $74.90

1/2 Tray $44.95           Full Tray $84.90

1/2 Tray $39.95           Full Tray $74.90

Pulled Pork

BBQ Spare Ribs

Slow roasted pork shoulder pulled and smothered in BBQ sauce 

Slow and low BBQ spare ribs 

1/2 Tray $44.95           Full Tray $84.90


1/2 Tray $44.95           Full Tray $84.90







Vegetables 

 Broccoli w/ Garlic & oil

Broccoli Rabe w/ Sautéed Garlic 

Eggplant Parmigiana​

Broccoli florets in garlic and oil 
 Broccoli rabe with sautéed garlic and oil 
Breaded eggplant in marinara topped with mozzarella 

1/2 Tray   $24.95       Full Tray   $44.90

1/2 Tray $34.95           Full Tray $64.90

1/2 Tray $34.95           Full Tray $64.90

Eggplant Rollatini

Escarole w/ Sautéed Garlic

Escarole and Beans

Breaded Eggplant rolled with ricotta cheese topped with marinara and shredded mozzarella 
​Escarole sautéed with garlic and oil 
Escarole and white beans in vegetable broth and sautéed garlic 

1/2 Tray $44.95           Full Tray $84.90


1/2 Tray $34.95           Full Tray $64.90

1/2 Tray $34.95            Full Tray $64.90

Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Potatoes and Onions 

Steamed Edamame

Mashed potatoes with butter 
Roasted red potatoes with sautéed onions  
Edamame with sea salt 

1/2 Tray $24.95           Full Tray $44.90

1/2 Tray $29.95            Full Tray $54.90

1/2 Tray $24.95           Full Tray $44.90

Steamed Mixed Veggies 

String Bean Almondine

Mixed veggies topped with a butter and garlic sauce 

String beans topped with toasted almonds in a butter sauce


1/2 Tray $24.95          Full Tray $44.90


1/2 Tray $29.95           Full Tray $54.90

Salads

Arugula Salad 

Caesar Salad 

Grilled Chicken Caesar 

Fresh arugula topped with roasted peppers and fresh mozzarella 
Romaine lettuce topped with croutons and grated parmesan cheese
Romaine lettuce, croutons and grated parmesan cheese topped with grilled chicken breast 

1/2 Tray   $39.95       Full Tray   $74.90

1/2 Tray $24.95           Full Tray $49.90

1/2 Tray $34.95           Full Tray $59.90

Italian String Bean

Tossed Garden

Tri – Color Pasta

Cold string bean salad with red onions, herbs and oil and vinegar
Mixed greens, carrots, olives and tomatoes with your choice of dressing 
Spiral tri colored pasta with fresh peppers, onions, giardiniera vegetables with  oil and vinegar 

1/2 Tray $29.95           Full Tray $54.90


1/2 Tray $24.95           Full Tray $49.90

1/2 Tray $34.95           Full Tray $64.90

Cole Slaw

Macaroni

Potato

Thinly shredded cabbage mixed with our homemade dressing 
Our homemade macaroni salad 
Potatoes mixed with mayonnaise 

1/2 Tray $24.95           Full Tray $49.90

1/2 Tray $24.95          Full Tray $49.90

1/2 Tray $24.95           Full Tray $49.90

German Potato


Red Skin Potato

Sliced potatoes with bacon 

Red skin potatoes tossed in sour cream with shallots

1/2 Tray $29.95           Full Tray $54.90


1/2 Tray $29.95           Full Tray $54.90