La Vita will be thrilled to cater your next event!

We request all catering orders provide 24 hours’ notice minimum.

The more notice you give us the better we can assist you!

Peruse our catering menu and give us a call at 973-826-4624 or stop in to order.

Feel free to let us know how we can customize your experience!

Antipasti Misti

Small serves 6-8     Large Serves 12-16
Prosciutto, soppresata, mortadella, house made spicy capicola, eggplant caponata, marinated chickpeas, artichokes, mixed olives, house made mozzarella, cacio di Roma, Reggiano parmigiano

Insalata Caprese

House made mozzarella, tomatoes, fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil and aged balsamic vinaigrette


Small – Serves 6-8      Large –  Serves 12-16

La Vita Caesar

Escarole, shaved celery, shaved celery root, house Caesar dressing, focaccia croutons, parmigiano

Fennel Orange Walnut

Arugula. shaved fennel, fresh oranges, honey roasted walnuts, honey orange vinaigrette

La Vita Sicilian Salad

Escarole, sundried tomatoes, raisins, crispy chickpeas, sunflower seeds, ricotta salata, olives, herb vinaigrette

Panini Platters

8 Panini, Choose 2 varieties, 4 each, cut into ¼’s and dressed with arugula and aged balsamic

Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil

Prosciutto & Mozzarella

Genoa Salami & Provolone

Speck & Fontina

Mortadella & Mozzarella

Broccoli Rabe & Stracchino

3 Cheese

(Mozzarella, Taleggio, Provolone)

Spicy House Made Capicola & Cacio di Roma

Specialty Sandwich Platter

Choice of five specialty sandwiches

Chicken Cutlet Sandwich

Mozz whey brined, panko breaded chicken, kewpie mayo, broccoli rabe, fresh tomato, house made Mozzarella, tomato jam


Prosciutto, soppresata, mortadella, arugula, housemade mozzarella, basil pesto


Ham, spicy house made capicola, genoa salami, provolone, escarole, tomato, giardiniera, mayo, Italian dressing

Italian Beef

Braised beef brisket, house made mozzarella, peperonata, broccoli rabe mostarda


Roasted pork, caramelized fennel, braised escarole, fennel pesto, bomba chili


1/2 Tray  –  Serves 6-8


House made sweet fennel sausage, broccoli rabe, garlic, hot chili, parmigiano

Fusillone al Ragu

Sweet fennel sausage ragu, arugula, and parmigiano

Pasta alla Norma

Eggplant, red onion, tomato, hot chili parmigiano, ricotta salata

Pasta al Limone

Preserved lemon, bomba chili, oregano, parmigiano, breadcrumbs

Pasta al la Vodka

La Vita creamy vodka sauce finished with fresh basil, butter and parmigiano

Pasta alla Marinara

With House Made Cresta di Gallo

Spaghetti & Meatballs


Serves 6-8


Tomato & white wine braised dry aged beef & pork meatballs. 16 Meatballs - 2 1/2 lbs

Brasato di Manzo

Braised beef brisket with cannellini and escarole

Spala di Maiale

Slow roasted pork shoulder with caramelized fennel

Chicken Parmagiana

Breaded chicken slathered in marinara, topped with house made mozzarella and parmigiano

Eggplant Parmagiana

Roasted eggplant layered with La Vita marinara, house made mozzarella, basil, parmigiano.


Tuscan style lasagna made with our own fresh pasta noodles, our rich butchers ragu, bechamel, and parmigiano.


Small Serves 6-8      –      Large Serves 12-16

Broccoli Rabe

Roasted garlic, bomba chili, preserved lemon

Brussels Sprouts

Roasted with house cured guanciale finished with aged balsamic

Braised Escarole

Braised with roasted garlic and extra virgin olive oil

Potato Salad Giardiniera

With parsley and Italian dressing

Smashed Potatoes

Poached, smashed, roasted with rosemary


1/4 sheet Serves 3-8 – 1/2 sheet Serves 9-15 – Full sheet Serves 15-30

Rosemary & Sea Salt

Tomato & Roasted Garlic

Broccoli Rabe & Grana

Black Mission Fig

Pepperoni, Mozzarella, Tomato, Provolone


Small – Serves 6-8      Large –  Serves 12-16

Olive Oil Cakes

Citrus scented rich and tender cakes with seasonal glazes. By the piece


Rich and decadent, with an almond biscotti crust. Finished with a drizzle of maple syrup. By the Slice or Whole Cheesecake.


Rich and fluffy ricotta doughnuts. By the 4 pack or by the dozen


Vanilla ricotta filling with pistachios or Nutella ricotta filling with hazelnuts. In groups of 4 or by the dozen

Dessert Platter

Combination of all of your favorite La Vita desserts all in bite size versions. Small Serves 4-6, Medium Serves 8-12, Large Serves 14- 20


So good for dunking into espresso or coffee! Choose between almond or anise biscotti. Or half and half.


We offer platters or kits of individual hors d’oeuvres, little snacks and bites.

Mix and match, pick and choose, or let us decide for you.

Great for family, corporate and friendly gatherings.

Call or stop in to check availability and pricing.

Be La Stella… or the Star

Have La Vita cater your next event.