Rhode Island Catering

 Bella Restaurant and Banquet’s Culinary Team is lead by Executive Chef and Owner Gio Calapai who has been creating unforgettable cuisine since the restaurants opening in 1998. He along side his sister Sarah Calapai your personal Event Coordinator have been proud to assist in making many Catering Events turn into memories that will last a lifetime! The minute you walk in the door you will feel at ease as you come to the realization that with over 35 years experience, we are the experts at hospitality. 

Let us take away your worries and help you create the most memorable day of your life! We understand that you have the highest expectations for your Special Event/ Wedding and our Chefs are ready to wow you and your guests with a first-class display of the most exquisite cuisine you will ever experience. Newport Catering, Bristol Catering, Providence Catering... No matter where your Event is being held, as Caterers of choice throughout Rhode Island and South Eastern Massachusetts we provide you with the best Catering service you deserve.

View our catering menus here

 

Frequently Asked Questions.

Can we customize our own Menu?

Custom menus may be created upon request.

 

What Does your Pricing include?

Prices listed are food cost prices only.  There will be an 18% gratuity fee ( when applicable), as well as a 7% State, and 1% meal tax fee added to your bill.

 

Do you Provide Off Site Catering?

Yes we can fully service your event!  

We can  provide the following:  Wait staff, Bartenders, Chefs.

We can also provide, for your convenience any of your rental needs Tables, chairs, tents, linens, dishes etc....

There is a 25% service fee for Off Site Catering.  This cost includes a fully staffed and set up event.



How do you schedule your events?

We limit the number of events we handle on any given day. This policy ensures that our clients may be assured of always receiving the ultimate in quality and service.



Is a deposit required?

To reserve your event date, we require a 25% non-refundable deposit that will be taken off the final bill. Ten (10) days before your event we require an additional 50%. The balance is due at the conclusion of your event.

 

Do we have a Catering Facility?

Yes we have a facility that we can host an event for approximately 180 people at a sit-down event, or 300 people for a cocktail event. We also have an out door private patio for intimate gatherings may be used in conjunction with a large event.


Do you have your own linens?

We do not own any linens, but we can order linen from our linen company at a cost lower than most rental companies will provide. There are a wide variety of colors and types of linen available.



Can we arrange for rentals?

We have a limited selection of china, flatware and glassware. However, we can make all the necessary arrangements for your entire rental needs. Depending upon the occasion, we also have high quality disposables available.

 

Who does the room and table decorations?

The client usually does these, but we are always available to provide suggestions.



Who takes care of the Buffet table decorations?

The client usually will provide any flowers for the buffet and beverage tables.



Who prepares the floor plans and itineraries?

A floor plan and itinerary are completed at one of the coordination meetings you will have with our Coordinator.



Who sets up all the tables and chairs?

The client will usually have the tables set up before we arrive but, occasionally, the client will hire us to handle the set up. The cost will be discussed at our first meeting.  All on-site functions are set up and broken down by our staff.

 

Do you offer children’s menus?

There are a wide variety of children’s menus to choose from.