LaRosa Marketplace and Catering

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Italian Catering for Your Next Event

Make your next event a memorable one with Italian catering from LaRosa Marketplace and Catering in Hartford, Connecticut. We've been providing distinctive Italian cuisine for decades, through four generations of our family. We combine home-style cooking and convenience for a wide range of occasions, including:

  • Corporate Functions
  • Office Holiday Parties
  • Cocktail Parties
  • Receptions
  • Graduations
  • Weddings
  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries

Please note: A minimum of 72 hours' notice is required for all deliveries. Delivery charges are based on the location of functions. A la carte items are priced per person with a minimum of 15 people.

All prices and items are subject to change without notice, and plates and flatware are not included in our prices.


Breakfast (20-Person Minimum)

Continental Includes an assortment of muffins, bagels, and pastries served with butter and jams and accompanied by locally roasted coffee (regular and decaf) and premium tea served with cream and sweeteners
Assorted Pastry Items Includes an assortment of seasonal mini scones, muffins, pastries, and Danishes, served with an assortment of jellies and butter
Bagels and Cream Cheese Flavors may include the following:
  • Plain
  • Poppy Seed
  • Sesame Seed
  • Everything
  • Cinnamon Raisin
  • Pumpernickel
  • Blueberry
  • Wheat
Assorted Yogurts  
Fruit Salad Only the freshest seasonal fruits available in the market – enjoy fresh pineapple, honeydew, cantaloupe, red grapes, and fresh seasonal berries
Scrambled Eggs Farm-fresh eggs
Italian Breakfast Sausage Our famous sausage patties
Home Fries Boiled potatoes, seasoned, and crisped up on the grill
Breakfast Sandwiches Freshly baked Portuguese roll, 2 farm-fresh eggs, cheese, and your choice of ham, bacon, or sausage
Stuffed French Toast Half pan that feeds up to 15/Full pan that feeds up to 30


Sicilian Orange
Field greens with apple, walnuts & dried cranberries
Field greens with shaved fennel and oranges

Mixed Salads

Tortellini Salad
Pasta Salad
Macaroni Salad
Potato Salad

Party Platters

Standard Deli Tray Ham, turkey, roast beef, Genoa salami, American and provolone cheese with olives in the center
Deluxe Deli Tray Prosciutto, soppressata, capicola, provolone cheese, swiss cheese topped with olives, salad center
Vegetable Platter Celery, carrots, and cucumber with dill dip
Cheese Platter Assortment of quality cheese served with crackers
Fruit Platter Seasonal fruit
Antipasto Platter Assorted olives, roasted peppers, marinated mushrooms, artichokes, cheese, salami, etc.
Caprese Platter Tomato, fresh mozzarella, and basil
Assorted Finger Sandwiches Ham salad, chicken salad, tuna salad, etc.
Super-Sized Grinders 3-, 4-, and 6-foot standard cold cuts
Substitute with specialty meats (prosciutto, soppressata, etc.)



Beef bracioli (2)
Roast beef
Beef cutlets
Meatballs in sauce


Veal Marsala
Veal piccata
Veal parmigiana
Veal cutlet


Fennel-crusted pork loin
Boneless stuffed pork loin
Pork tenderloin
Italian sausage with roasted peppers and onions
Glazed ham


Lemon herb chicken (bone in)
Chicken piccata/Marsala/parmigiana
Chicken cacciatore (bone in)
Chicken stemperata (bone in)
Boneless stuffed chicken breast with spinach and cheese
Chicken breast topped w/ sautéed onions, mushrooms & Swiss cheese

Vegetable & Sides

Eggplant parmigiana
Eggplant rollatini (ricotta cheese filling) Chicken piccata/Marsala/parmigiana
Tortino di melanzane (eggplant torte)
String beans, potato, and fresh mozzarella
String beans w/ garlic, red crushed pepper, mint
Oven roasted potatoes with rosemary
Mashed potatoes
Zucchini and summer squash medley
Roasted mixed vegetables
Sautéed broccoli rabe and sundried tomatoes with Kalamata olives
Sautéed spinach and toasted pignoli nuts
Glazed carrots
Roasted butternut squash
Roasted peppers
Rice pilaf
Spanish rice
Orzo pasta salad


Choose your cut; minimum of 10 people. Prices listed are per person.

Fresh tomato and basil
Aglia olio (garlic, and oil)
Sun dried tomato with broccoli
Bolognese sauce (meat sauce)
All' Amatriciana
Roasted tomato sauce
Broccoli rabe with roasted tomatoes
Macaroni and cheese

Lasagna & Stuffed Pastas

Prices listed are for 9" x 13" trays, but larger sizes are also available.

Cheese lasagna
Meat & cheese lasagna
Chicken/ spinach (tomato or béchamel sauce)
Vegetable lasagna
Ricotta-stuffed shells
Spinach, sausage, and ricotta-stuffed shells
Cheese ravioli
Cheese tortellini


All delivery and setup is available on orders of $100 or more. Please note that we normally have a 25-person minimum on buffets, but it is also available for smaller amounts at an additional cost. Buffet items can be substituted for items of your choice. However, it does change the pricing. Plates, flatware, serving utensils and chafing dishes are also available upon request for an additional cost.

Informal Buffet Penne pasta with your choice of sauce
Italian sausage with peppers
Meatballs in sauce
Roasted vegetables
Tossed salad
Rolls and butter
Deluxe Buffet Penne with your choice of sauce
Choice of 2 meat dishes
Oven roasted chicken bone in (add $1.50per person for boneless)
Italian meatballs in sauce
Swedish meatballs
Sausage and peppers
Glazed Virginia baked ham
Cold cut platter with oven-roasted turkey and homemade roast beef
Imported ham, American and provolone cheese
Roasted vegetables
Roasted rosemary potatoes
Tossed salad
Rolls and butter