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Effortlessly elegant and timeless. The Venetian's only requirement is your presence. Upon entering the cultivated beauty and grandeur of the palatial lobby you are greeted with Italian marble, majestic columns and 35 foot cathedral ceilings. Be assured that every detail of your exceptional day is addressed in our quest to maintain a legacy of extraordinary service. Our facility is designed to meet a wide variety of clientele needs with event space providing an exquisite setting ranging from the most private gathering to a celebration on a grand scale.

The Venetian stands alone in making your event truly memorable.

We invite you to pursue our excellent reputation and begin envisioning your story.


Offering world-class gourmet catering and an inhouse staff of expert event planners, The Venetian delivers superior personal service to customize the most specific of events and realize each clients unique vision. We are recognized for our award-winning chefs and culinary artisans who prepare the sumptuous hors d'oeuvres, entrees and desserts for your event. Selections are available from any of our exquisitely crafted menus, or should you wish, we will customize a lavish one to your specific needs and tastes. Entertain your guests' palates with the pinnacle of The Venetian dining experience.


Embrace the simplicity of having your wedding desires met to perfection. The Venetian has raised the bar and is setting new standards of excellence in making your affair, the affair to remember. Fall in love with our engaging wedding packages designed to make your dream become a reality. Hosting your wedding at The Venetian gives you unparalleled attention to all your specific needs. Our professional staff will assist you in every detail from choosing a theme to designing custom invitations and tailor-made floral arrangements - all intended to make your event unforgettable.

Special Event Planning

Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

A Bar or Bat Mitzvah at The Venetian is truly a remarkable experience. Our experienced planners will create a meaningful and memorable celebration for guests of all ages. Our outstanding staff of chefs will provide you with gourmet custom catering, including Kosher style and international catering options.

Corporate/Business Functions

From branded or themed occasions, holiday parties to business luncheons and fund raisers, we will help you create a successful and effective event. The Venetian offers a highly professional environment for any and all types of corporate events. This, combined with an exceptionally knowledgeable technical staff, enables us to handle any type of event.

Also inquire about our other facility, Seasons, and our off - premises catering department.

Items Included

  • Valet Parking
  • White Glove Service
  • Coat Check
  • A Champagne Greeting
  • Premium Liquors
  • Ice Sculptures
  • Direction Cards
  • Seating Cards
  • Wedding Cake
  • Bridal Attendant
  • One server for each guest table
  • One server for each two tables serving beverages
  • Choice of Linens
  • Restroom Attendants

Proposed Wedding Package

Upon the Arrival of Your Guests, Champagne Garnished with Fresh Strawberries and Edible Flowers on Silver Trays served Butler Style

Full Open Bar

All Premium Liquors
A Vast Selection of California Wines
Domestic Champagne
Domestic and Imported Beers
Fruit Juices, Assorted Sodas and San Pellegrino

Cocktail Reception

A Deluxe Selection of Hors d'Oeuvres to be Passed Butler Style
Some Examples Are:
Tomato Bruschetta
Tuna Tartare
Valley-Girl California Roll
Smoked Salmon Roulade on Black Bread
Mascarpone Garlic Crostini
Medallions of Beef with Watercress Mousse
Foie Gras Mousse on Demitasse Spoon
Singapore Beef Kabob
Sweet & Sour Chicken Kabob
Beef Negimaki
Chicken Satay
Macadamia Encrusted Brie
Coconut & Mango Shrimp Skewers
Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Vegetarian Spring Roll
Rack of Lamb
Silver Dollar Potato Pancakes

Captain's Stations

Gourmet Vegetable Presentation

Harvest of Grilled Vegetables Marinated in Balsamic Vinaigrette
Garden Fresh Vegetables Crudite with Dipping Sauces

Fresh Fruit Cornucopia
Beautifully Carved Melons Overflowing with Fresh Fruits

International Wine and Cheese Station

Fine Imported and Domestic Cheeses such as
Parmigiana, Bel Paese Cheddar, Fontina, Swiss Lorraine and Brie
Garnished and Served with Breads
Along with a Red and White Wine
Displayed in a Dramatic Ice Sculpture

Bruschetta Station

Freshly Baked Italian Bread, Sliced, Toasted and Topped with Chopped Tomato, Garlic, Spices and Virgin Olive Oil

Fresh Mozzarella

Fresh Mozzarella Cheese with Sliced Beefsteak Tomatoes, Prosciutto and Roasted Peppers with Basil and Virgin Olive Oil

Frozen Vodka and Caviar Station

Elegant Black and Red Caviars Accompanied by Finely Chopped Onions, Egg Whites and Egg Yolks Served with Toast Points Presented with Chilled Assorted Vodkas from Around the World in a Dramatic Hand Carved Ice Sculpture


Imported Prosciutto, Sopresate, Capacolla, Mortadella and Genoa Salami

Prosciutto Di Parma Station

Imported Prosciutto Sliced to Order with Fresh Figs and Reggiano Parmeggiano Cheese

Seafood Raw Bar

Display of Little Neck Clams and Blue Point Oysters served on a Bed of Crushed Ice with Lemon and Cocktail Sauce

Smoked and Fresh Fish Station

A Beautiful Assortment of Smoked and Fresh Fish Including:
Cold Poached Salmon
Smoked Whitefish and Yellow Fin Tuna
Scottish Smoked Salmon
Smoked Rainbow Trout
Smoked Tuna in a Peppercorn Crust Ginger Sauce
Morroccan or Scampi Style Salmon
Seafood Salad

Sushi and Sashimi Bar

Beautifully Displayed Sushi or Sashimi Accompanied by Chopsticks, Ginger, Soy Sauce, Wasabi and Assorted Hand Rolls

Sake Bar

Japanese Saki Presented in an Authentic Saki Warmer

Wok Station

(Please Select One)
A Variety of Stir Fried Chinese Vegetables served with Your Choice of Beef, Chicken or Seafood Delicately Accented with Duck Sauce and Soy Sauce

Pasta Station

(Please Select Two)
Penne a la Pink Vodka Sauce with Peas and Prosciutto
Lobster Ravioli in a Brandy Cream Sauce
Sundried Tomato Ravioli with a Tomato Basil Sauce - Gnocchi Bolognese
Rigatoni with Fresh Tomato, Basil, Garlic and Shitake Mushrooms
Tri-Colore Tortellini Alfredo with Smoked Salmon
Cavatelli with Broccoli and Chicken - Fussili Filleto di Pomodoro
Raviollette in a White Truffle Cream Sauce
Orrecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Luganica Sausage

Carving Station

(Please Select Two)
Rack of Lamb - Leg of Lamb - Roasted Boneless Turkey Breast
Baked Virginia Ham - Peppercorn Encrusted Shell Steak
Roast Loin of Pork - London Broil - Suckling Pig
Sliced Breast of Duck with Wild Rice
Corned Beef - Pastrami

Luganica Sausage Station

Italian Sausage Stuffed with Cheese and Basil

Cajun Chicken Station

Filet Mignon Au Poivre

Broccoli Rabe

Sauteed in Garlic and Olive Oil

Variety of Homemade Pizzas

Crepe Station

(Please Select One)
Crepes Filled with Mushrooms, Spinach, Chicken or Seafood

Peking Duck Station

Moo Sho Style Pancakes Stuffed with Peking Duck and Julienned Chinese Vegetables with Teriyaki Hoisen Sauce

Dumpling Station

Steamed Beef, Vegetable and Chicken Dumplings served with Teriyaki and Soy Sauce

Silver Chafing Dishes

Some Examples Are:
Fried Calamari with Spicy Marinara Sauce
New Zealand Mussels Marinara
Clams Oreganata
Stuffed Mushrooms with Crabmeat
Eggplant Rollatini
Sesame Chicken
Sweet & Sour Pork

*Seafood Extravaganza

Custom Ice Carving Accompanied with Jumbo Shrimp
Jumbo Alaskan King Crab Legs,
Clams on the Half Shell, Oysters on the Half Shell
Maine Lobsters, Fresh Florida Stone Crabs (Seasonal)

*Shrimp Scampi Station

Jumbo Shrimp Sautéed in a Garlic and Wine Sauce

*Habachi Grill Station

Jumbo Grilled Sea Scallops - Jumbo Grilled Shrimp

*Lobster Cognac

Sliced Lobster Tails Sautéed in a Cognac Sauce

*Additional Charge

Dinner To Follow

This is just a suggestion of the menu our Epicurean staff can prepare for your culinary delights for you and your guests

First Course

Pan Seared Diver Scallops over Tuscan Beans with Wilted Spinach


Signature Salad

Hydroponic Baby Field Greens Grape Tomato and Shaved Reggiano Parmesan Cheese Served with a Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette


Champagne Sorbet


Free Range French Cut Chicken Breast

Stuffed with Spinach, Asiago Cheese and Sundried Tomatoes

Pan Seared Florida Red Snapper

Topped with Jumbo Lump Crab Crust with a Hawaiian Beurre Blanc

Petit Filet Mignon

with a Burgundy Truffle Reduction Vegetarian Selection Available Upon Request


Warm Valhorna Chocolate Soufflé

with Grand Marnaier Anglese Sauce

Elegant Custom Designed Tiered Wedding Cake and Venetian's Signature Dessert Plate

A Full Selection of After Dinner Cordials and Liqueurs, International Coffees, Espresso Cappuccino Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and a Selection of Herbal Teas


*The Venetian's Extravagant Vienesse Display

Chocolate Fountains
Haggen Daaz and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Carts
Gellato Stations
Bananas Forester and Much, Much More. . .
*Additional Charge

Directions to The Venetian

Parkway South

Exit 157 to 46 West. Follow signs to Route 507 South, River Drive Exit. Get off ramp and make a left turn. We are about 1-1/2 miles down on the left side.

Parkway North

Exit 156 to 46 East. Follow signs to Route 507 South, River Drive Exit, bear right off ramp. We are about 1-1/2 miles down on the left side.

Route 80 West

Exit 61, make a left onto River Drive. We are about 1-1/2 miles down on the left side.

Route 80 East

Exit 61, make a right off the ramp. We are about 1-1/2 miles down on the left side.

Route 46 West

507 South, River Drive Exit, make a left off ramp. We are about 1-1/2 miles down on the left.

Route 46 East

507 South, River Drive Exit, make a left off ramp. We are about 1-1/2 miles down on the left side.

Route 3 to Route 21 North

Exit 13 off Route 21 North. Make a right onto Ackerman Ave. Make a right on River Drive. We are about 1-1/2 miles down on the left side.

From New York City

George Washington Bridge to Route 80 West to Exit 61. Make a left onto River Drive. We are about 1-1/2 miles down on the left side.

Turnpike North

Take Exit 18W (Route 80 West), to Exit 61. Make a left off the exit onto River Drive. We are about 1-1/2 miles down on the left side.

546 River Drive
Garfield, New Jersey 07026

546 River Drive, Garfield, NJ • 973-546-2250