Archives for September 2012

Banquet Menu – Dinner

IL PRIMI

Insalata Mista
Organic mixed greens tossed with house balsamic vinaigrette

I SECONDI

Your choice of

Pollo con Funghi
Grilled chicken breast topped with mushroom sauce; seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

Or

Salmone alla Griglia
Grilled atlantic salmon, drizzled with pesto sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

Or

Pasta Primavera
Imported short tube pasta with sautéed seasonal vegetables, garlic, basil and Tomato sauce
Gluten Free and Vegan Available

IL DOLCE

Homemade Tiramisu

Bevande

Coffee e tea

$36.95 per person Plus tax and gratuity

 

DINNER BANQUET MENU 2

IL PRIMI

Your choice of

Insalata Mista
Organic mixed greens tossed with House balsamic vinaigrette

Or

Insalata alla Cesare
Hearts of romaine lettuce with house Caesar dressing and croutons

I SECONDI

Your choice of

Pollo con Funghi
Grilled chicken breast topped with mushroom sauce; seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

or

Bistecca di Manzo
Grilled 14 oz. T bone steak with peppercorn sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

or

Salmone alla Griglia
Grilled atlantic salmon, drizzled with pesto sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

or

Pasta Primavera
Imported short tube pasta with sautéed seasonal vegetables, garlic, basil and Tomato sauce
Gluten Free and Vegan Available

IL DOLCE

Homemade Tiramisu

Bevande

Coffee e tea

$40.95 per person plus tax and gratuity

 

DINNER BANQUET MENU 3

IL PRIMI

Insalata Mista
Organic mixed greens tossed with house balsamic vinaigrette, candied walnuts
And aged gorgonzola cheese

I SECONDI

Ravioli Della Casa
homemade ravioli filled with spinach and ricotta cheese served with fresh tomato, basil sauce(2)

L’ENTRATA

Your choice of

Pollo con Funghi
Grilled double chicken breast topped with mushroom sauce; seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

or

Salmone alla Griglia
Grilled atlantic salmon, drizzled with pesto sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

or

Bistecca di Manzo
Grilled 14 oz. T bone steak with peppercorn sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

or

Scottadito d’ Agnello
Grilled marinated lamb chops served with seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

or

Pasta Primavera
Imported short tube pasta with sauteed seasonal vegetables, garlic, basil and tomato sauce
Gluten Free and Vegan Available

IL DOLCE

Homemade Tiramisu

Bevande

Coffee e tea

$47.00 per person plus tax and gratuity

 

DINNER BANQUET MENU 4

L’ANTIPASTO

Insalata Mista con Gamberi
Organic mixed greens tossed with house lemon vinaigrette and marinated prawns from the grill

Il Primo

Mezzelune Di Aragosta
House made half moon ravioli filled with lobster meat and ricotta cheese served in a shallot cream cheese

L’entrata

Your choice of

Pollo al’Pomodori
Grilled chicken breast topped with mozzarella cheese with our special sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

or

Pesce del Giorno
Our fish of the day from the grill, drizzled with our special sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

or

Filetto di Manzo
Seared beef tender loin medallion wrapped with pancetta and served with peppercorn sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

or

Scottadito D’agnello
Grilled marinated lamb chops served with seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

Gluten Free and Vegan Available

Dolce del Carrello

Your choice of homemade desserts from the cart

Bevande

Coffee e tea

$55.00 per person Plus tax and gratuity

 

Banquet Menu – Lunch

LUNCH BANQUET MENU 1

IL PRIMI

Your choice of

Insalata alla Cesare
Hearts of romaine lettuce with house caesar dressing and croutons

Or

Insalata Mista 

Organic mixed greens tossed with house balsamic vinaigrette.

I SECONDI

Your choice of

Pollo con Funghi
Grilled double chicken breast topped with mushroom sauce; seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

Or

Salmone alla Griglia
Grilled atlantic salmon, drizzled with pesto sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

Or

Pasta Primavera
Imported penne pasta with sautéed seasonal vegetables, garlic, basil and tomato sauce
(Gluten Free and Vegan Available)

IL DOLCE

Homemade Tiramisu

Bevande

Coffee e tea

$32.95 per person plus tax and gratuity

 

LUNCH BANQUET MENU 2

IL PRIMI

Your choice of

Insalata Mista
organic mixed greens tossed with house balsamic vinaigrette

Or

Insalata alla Cesare
Hearts of Romaine lettuce with house made Cesare dressing and croutons.

 

I SECONDI

Your choice of

Pollo con Funghi
grilled double chicken breast topped with mushroom sauce; seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

Or

Salmone alla Griglia
grilled atlantic salmon, drizzled with pesto sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

Or

Bisteca di Manzo
grilled new york steak with peppercorn sauce, seasonal vegetables and rosemary roasted potatoes

Or

Ravioli Della Casa
homemade ravioli filled with spinach and ricotta cheese served with fresh tomato, basil sauce

IL DOLCE

Homemade Tiramisu

Bevande

Coffee e tea

$36.95 per person plus tax and gratuity

Testimonials & Reviews

Customers:

“Great to have a restaurant of this caliber in our area.”
—Former Richmond Mayor Irma Anderson

“Food is excellent, as is the service. You’ve done it all.”
—Professor Bob Knight, U.C. Berkeley

“I left my excellent pasta at home (Italy). Surprisingly I found it here at Salute!”
—Professor Perrone Francisco, U.C. Berkeley

Restaurant Reviewers:

“Ristorante Salute (Marina Bay) is one of the prettiest spots around and the food is well executed.”
—Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle

“Salute is a serious restaurant, bustling with efficiency yet with a warm ambiance, fragrant with the seductive aromas of Tuscany and with food priced fairly.”
—Caroline Brownell, Pacific Sun

“East Bay’s most excelling place for the best Italian food and wine that feels like dining in Italy.”
East Bay Express

“One of the best Italian restaurants in the area.  Authentic cuisine and excellent romantic atmosphere dining out.”
—Deborah Byrd, Food Editor, Dining Out

Menu

Our menu is a mix of authentic Italian cuisine with updated creative dishes and traditional favorite pastas and entrees. We offer selections in all courses from appetizers, soups and salads, pizzas, pastas, meat and seafood entrées and desserts. Full bar, excellent wine list and espresso drinks.

Brunch

In addition to our regular menu, we offer an additional brunch menu. Below is a sample of our brunch specials.

Uova a Piacere $18.95
Eggs any style with bacon or sausage, potatoes and fresh fruit

Uova alla Fiorentina $18.95
Poached eggs, sautéed spinach, tomatoes over English muffins topped with Hollandaise sauce, potatoes and fresh fruit (Traditional eggs Benedict also available on request)

Frittata con Gamberetti $18.95
Open face omelet with bay shrimp, green onions, and tomatoes, served with potatoes and fresh fruit

Polenta e Uova $18.95
Creamy polenta topped poached eggs, Italian sausage, spinach topped with basil tomato sauce, served with fresh fruit

Calzone con Salsiccia e Spinaci $18.95
Homemade calzone filled with scrambled eggs, sausage, spinach, ricotta and mozzarella cheeses, served with fresh fruit

Mozzarella in Carrozza $18.95
Ham and fresh mozzarella cheese sandwich dipped in an egg batter, breaded and pan baked, served with mixed green salad and fresh fruit

Risotto del Giorno *
Imported Italian arborio rice with Calabrese sausage, mushrooms, asparagus, and tomatoes

Pesce Spada *
Grilled swordfish topped with cucumber, caper relish, served with mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach

Bisteca di Manzo *
Grilled Angus New York steak, served with port peppercorn sauce, roasted potatoes, and asparagus

Insalata Fresca *
Seared ahi tuna, mixed greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, hearts of palm, and lemon vinaigrette

Corkage 750 ml bottle – $20.00

*Market Prices

Appetizers & Salads

Grigliata di Verdure          14
Organic zucchini, eggplant, asparagus with chopped tomatoes, feta cheese and balsamic reduction.

Carpaccio          14
Thinly sliced raw beef, capers, shaved grana padano, and Dijon mustard sauce.

Calamari fritti          14
Deep-fried squid with marinara and tartar sauces.

Le Ostriche          14
½ dozen blue point oysters served with mignonette.

Bruschetta          13
Toasted bread with mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, garlic and basil.

Portobello alla Valdostana          14
Grilled Portobello mushroom filled with fontina cheese served over soft polenta with a sage demi-glaze.

Mozzarella Caprese          13
Sliced vine ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil and marinated olives.

Insalata Salute          10
Organic baby spring mix, diced pear, Gorgonzola cheese in balsamic vinaigrette.

Insalata alla Cesare          10
Hearts Romaine lettuce, croutons, Parmesan and our house Caesar dressing.

Insalata Sorrentina          10
Butter lettuce, candied walnuts & Gorgonzola cheese tossed with balsamic vinaigrette.

*Add grilled chicken or shrimp             10

Insalata Romana          18
Heart of Romaine lettuce, grilled chicken breast, tomato, fresh mozzarella, tossed with house balsamic vinaigrette.

Zuppe

Zuppa di Pesce          23
Large Italian style seafood soup with angel hair pasta and grilled bread.

Minestrone          Cup 7          Bowl 10
Seasonal vegetables soup.

Zuppa del Giorno          AQ

PASTA | PIZZA | MEAT & FISH

 

Desserts

Dolci del Carrello

Daily Selection from Our Dessert Cart
6.50

Permigiano Regiano con la Frutta
Assorted cheeses with organic seasonal fresh fruit
7.95

Bevande

Espresso 2.95
Cappuccino/Caffe Latte 3.50
Caffe Moca 4.00
Caffe 2.75
Tea 2.50
Soda 2.25
Acqua Mineral            (small) 3.00
                                   (large) 6.00

Pizza

Pizza Margherita          16
Tomato sauce, mozzarella and julienne basil.

Pizza con Salame Forte e Salsiccia          17
Tomato, mozzarella, sausage, & pepperoni.

Pizza Contadina          17
Fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, olives, mushrooms, onions, and bell peppers.

Pizza con Funghi          17
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, mushrooms and roasted garlic.

Calzone del Giorno          17
Mozzarella, ricotta, chicken, spinach and tomato sauce.

Gluten Free Pizza add $3

APPETIZERS & SALADS | PASTA | MEAT & FISH

Meat & Fish

Vitello Saltimboca                   $21
Veal scaloppini with prosciutto and sage. Served with roasted potatoes and sautéed vegetables.

Calamari ala Veneziana         $19
Sautéed squid with spicy tomato sauce served over soft polenta.

Salmone alla Griglia                 $21
Grilled salmon on a bed of lemon butter sauce. Served with garlic mashed potato and sautéed spinach.

Cosciotto d’Agnello                   $23
Lamb shank braised with vegetables on a bed soft polenta.

Bistecca alla Fiorentina          $25
Grilled 14 oz T-Bone steak with fresh herbs. Served with roasted potatoes and grilled asparagus.

Gamberoni                                       $21
Sautéed prawns, with garlic, sundried tomato, lemon butter sauce. Served with garlic mashed potato and sautéed vegetables.

Pollo al Mattone                          $21
Natural free range grilled half chicken with a rosemary pan sauce. Served with roasted potatoes and grilled asparagus.

 

APPETIZERS & SALADS | PASTA | PIZZA

 

Banquets & Catering

From cocktail parties, corporate luncheons to sit down dinner parties. We are happy take care of every important detail. Salute offers full catering services and event coordination in any one of our banquet room or our event team can provide offsite catering and event production at your home, office or other venue of your choice.

Lunch Banquet Menu (pdf)
Dinner Banquet Menu (pdf)

Private Party Facilities:

Salute offers several options for those looking to celebrate or meet with large groups of friends or business associates. Please give us a call to arrange the details and menu for your special occasions or event.

Private Party Contact:

For questions please contact the Banquet and Catering staff at (510) 215-0803

Cancellation policy:

Full refund of room fee or deposit for any event is valid up to three days after booking your reservation.  If a cancellation occurs after that time period we will give you a gift certificate for the amount paid for the room fee or deposits made toward your event.