Weddings & Events

Whatever the occasion, celebrate at Il Villaggio…in Style!

Located in Lower Bergen County, NJ, Il Villaggio is a private event venue that captures the
beauty and charm of southern Italy while bringing glamour and elegance to any gathering. 

Exclusivity is yours at Il Villaggio. Hosting only one stylish wedding at a time assures you the specific attention to detail and the devotion you deserve. 

Our modern facility boasts old-world European charm and can accommodate functions in four separate rooms for nearly any size event. Our stunning Grand Ballroom with 25-foot ceilings, eight crystal chandeliers, 1200 square feet of imported granite dance floor and its own Juliet balcony can comfortably hold up to 260 seated guests. 

Built in 2006 to exacting standards, this attention to detail is evident in every aspect of Il Villaggio. From the spacious and majestic lobby through to our Grand Ballroom, your guests will be dazzled by the building’s crystal chandeliers, 25-foot ceilings, and polished imported stone floors throughout. Our Grand Ballroom was designed to create a sophisticated, glamorous ambience and sheer elegance for any social or corporate event. 

Il Villaggio is a premier choice for hosting any celebration. Your special occasions deserve the special attention to detail that Il Villaggio is renowned for providing. From a simple luncheon or dinner to an elaborate ballroom gala experience, we specialize in creating events your guests will remember for a lifetime. We have a dedicated, professional staff who will help you make your event memorable and unique at an affordable price. Our facility will comfortably accommodate from 50 to 275 guests.

We invite you to visit our beautiful venue, and work with our skilled team who will guide you through our wide range of menu options to create a custom culinary vision for your special event!

Whatever the occasion, celebrate at Il Villaggio…in Style!

…At Il Villaggio…we believe in love. Hosting only one elegant wedding at a time, Il Villaggio focuses on the exact needs of each bride and groom. Our unsurpassed service along with the quality and presentation of our food keeps us ranked among the leading wedding caterers in Northern New Jersey.

Please be assured that the entire Il Villaggio team will do everything possible to make your once-in-a-lifetime wedding a perfect and memorable event for all of your family and friends to take part in. Please remember a few of our value-added services offered here which include; hosting only one event at a time, valet parking, your personal Bridal Attendant, our ultra-premium open bar, one server per table, our large and luxurious bridal suite, excellent food quality and the modern facility.

From the cocktails you sipped on your first date, to the dinner you shared on the night of your engagement, there are tastes that have great meaning in your life. Why not enjoy them on this special occasion?

Let our team work with you to design a memorable culinary experience that’s all your own—one that will delight you, as well as your guests.

Il Villaggio Upon Arrival at Il Villaggio Your Guests will be Greeted with White Glove Service of Champagne, Your Signature Drink, Martinis, Cosmopolitans, Premium Open Bar, and the following;

Butler Service
A Chef ’s Selection of Homemade Hors d’Oeurves Served Butler Style

Items may include:

Braised Baby Lamb Chops ~ Bacon Wrapped Scallops ~ Mignon Tip with Fried Plantain

Salmon Wasabi Crisp ~ Chicken Sate Skewers

Coconut Crusted Shrimp ~ Beef Wellington ~ Macaroni and Cheese Balls

Homemade Empanadas ~ Duck Pot Stickers ~ Mini Ruben Sandwiches

Filet Mignon Negamake ~ Shumai Dumplings & Hoisin Sauce

Ceviche atop Porcelain Spoon ~ Raspberry & Brie Philo

The Cold Display

Artistically Displayed Seasonal Sliced Fresh Fruit and Berries

Red and Green Bell Pepper, Cauliflower, Celery, Carrot, Zucchini, and Broccoli Crudités Garnished with Grape Tomatoes
 Served with Our House Prepared Chunky Bleu Cheese Dip

Our Very Own Homemade Slow Oven Roasted Tomatoes with
Minced Garlic, Extra Virgin Olive Oil & a Touch of Salt & Pepper

Imported Gaeta and Calamata Olives

Fresh Artichoke Hearts Marinated
in a Lightly Seasoned Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Roasted Sweet Red Peppers with Anchovies

Green Bean Salad with Vine Ripe Tomatoes, Red Onions
& Garlic in Balsamic Vinaigrette

Roasted Eggplant Caponata

Thinly Sliced and Hand Rolled Sopressata, Genoa Salami, Mortadella, and Prosciutto d’ Parma

An Assortment of Breads to Include:
Focaccia ~ French Baguette ~ Italian Bastone ~ Italian Panella
Whole Grain ~ Semolina ~ Pepperoni Loaf

An Exquisite Display of Parmigiano Reggiano ~ Mozzarella di Buffalo ~ Aged Provolone
Gorgonzola Wheel ~ Feta ~ Baked Brie ~ Smoked Gouda
Smoked Mozzarella ~ Maytag Bleu ~ Pepper Jack ~ Sharp Cheddar


Live Fresh Mozzarella Station Fresh Mozzarella Made a la Momento
Stuffed with Pepperoni, Basil, Prosciutto and Olives

Carving Station
Only the Finest Meats, Slow-Cooked and Distinctively Prepared
(Select Two)

Seared Breast of Vermont Turkey
Honey Glazed Virginia Ham
Roast Loin of Pork
 London Broil with Mushroom Sauce
Prime Rib
*Roast Whole Pig
Seared Tuna Loin with a Peppercorn Rub
Salmon En Croute
Boneless Leg of Lamb
*Rack of Lamb

Cold Seafood Station

Jumbo Gulf Shrimp, Little Neck Clams, and Oysters on the Half Shell
Served with Lemon and Cocktail Sauce
Displayed on a Bed of Ice

Hot Seafood Station
(Select Three)

Baked Stuffed Clams on the Half Shell Oreganata or Casino
 New Zealand Mussels Prepared with Lemon, Garlic and White Wine Sauce, Marinara or Fra Diavolo Style
Oysters Rockefeller
Calamari Fritti Served with Marinara Sauce and Lemon Wedges
Shrimps & Scallops Scampi Served over Abborio Risotto

Pasta Station
(Select Two)

Butternut Squash Ravioli in a Sage & Tarragon Butter Sauce
Cavatelli with Broccoli, Garlic & Olive Oil
Penne Rigate Prepared a la Vodka with Peas & Prosciutto
Rigatoni Filetto Pomodoro with Basil, Julienned Prosciutto & Fennel
Tortellini a la Panna
Cavatelli Bolognese
Orechietti with Sausage and Broccoli di Rabe

*These selections are available at an additional cost*

Silver Chafing Station
(Select Four)

Filet Mignon Tips in a Sherry Cream Sauce
Stuffed Mushrooms ~ Eggplant Rollatini

Trippa ~ Arancini (Rice Balls)
Wild Mushroom Abborio Risotto
Sausage & Broccoli Rabe
Chicken with a Mediteranean Salsa
Veal Sorrentina
Sausage & Peppers
Kielbasa with Sauerkraut
Stuffed Cabbage
Chicken Topped with Shiitake Mushrooms, Roasted Peppers, Fresh Mozzarella and Balsamic Glaze

Presentation/Captain Stations
(Select Two)

Each of these Stations are Attended by our Uniformed Staff who will Finish, Prepare and Served these Fine Food Items Directly to your Guests

Mashed Potato Martini Bar

4 Types of Mashed Potatoes Served in Martini Glasses Accompanied with a Wide Assortment of Toppings
Including; Sauteed Onions, Mushrooms, Chives, Brown Gravy, Cheddar Cheese,
Sour Cream, Crunchy Fried Onions and Bacon Bits

Italian “Sunday Dinner” Station

Simmering Pots of Meatballs, Italian Sausage & Braciole
Served with Our Chef’s Homemade Sauces, Fresh Baked Italian & Garlic Breads and Fresh Grated Cheese

Tex-Mex Saute Station

Specially Seasoned Chicken, Steak & Vegetables Sizzled and Rolled in Warm Flour Tortillas
Served with Spicy Salsa, Sour Cream, Guacamole & an Assortment of Peppers
Accompanied by Fried Plantain Chips and Salsa

The Brooklyn Bridge Station

Choice of Fresh Hot Pastrami, Corned Beef or Beef Brisket
Accompanied by Mini Reuben Sandwiches, Potato Knishes, Chopped Liver, Sauerkraut, Rye Bread and Spicy Deli-Style Mustard

The Streets Of New York

Kosher Hot Dogs Served with All The Fixin’s
Choose from; Sauerkraut, Onions, Mustard, Chili, Onions, Peppers and Melted Cheese
Accompanied by Warm Street-Style Pretzels and Bags of Assorted Hot Nuts

Old World Station

Includes Old World Style Pierogies, Sauteed in Hot Butter with Grilled Kielbasa, Stuffed Cabbage and Polish Braised Cabbage

Chicken Martini Station

Your Guests’ Choice of Teriyaki, Buffalo or Barbeque Flavored Chicken Bites
Shaken ”Bartender-Style” and Served in a Martini Glass

Bourbon Street Station

This Cajun-Themed Station Features all of the New Orleans Favorites to Include:
Homemade Jambalaya with Andouille Sausage, File Gumbo, Gulf Shrimp Etouffee and Red Beans and Rice

Southern Comfort

This Station is inspired by the Great Soulful Foods of Memphis, TN and the Mid-South which Include:
Crispy Catfish Nuggets, Spicy Hush Puppies, Pulled Pork BBQ Sliders, Macaroni & Cheese, Homemade Cole Slaw and Southern Baked Beans
Accompanied by Cold “Spiked” Sweet Iced Tea

The Mediterranean Kabob Grill

Four Different Skewers (Beef, Shrimp, Chicken And Vegetable Kabobs) Softly Seasoned Accompanied with Crispy Hot Pita Chips and Humus, Stuffed Grape Leaves, Hot-Off-The-Grill Falafel, Cubed Feta Cheese, Israeli Cous Cous, Cucumber/Greek Salads

Peking Duck Wraps

Traditional Chinese Glazed Duck Wrapped in Moo Shoo Pancakes
With Cucumber Slivers, Chopped Scallions and Hoisin Sauce.

Seafood Paella

Sea Scallops, Shrimp, Calamari, Mussels, Whole Clams and Fresh Fish Pieces
In a Light Salsa Served from a Bed of Safron Rice

Brazilian Rodizio

Slow Cooked Spicy Chorizo Sausage and Seasoned Beef Tenderloin
Accompanied by Mini Corn Muffins and Black Bean Salsa

Cape May Station

Asian Stir-Fry Homemade Cakes of Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Chicken, Beef or Vegetable Stir-Fry
Pan-Seared and Served with Cajun Remoulade Sauce Served Hot-Off-The-Wok with Fried Rice and Fortune Cookies

Polenta Station

Grilled Lagunica Sausage & Sauteed Mushrooms
Served with Hot Italian Peppers and Fresh Basil

Pom Fritte Station

Two Types Of French-Fried Potatoes Served In Boardwalk Style Cups
With The Following Condiments: Hot Melted Yellow Cheese, Hot Melted Blue Cheese, Bar-B-Q Sauce, Ketchup, Garlic Mayonnaise, Hot Texas-Style Chili, Tartar Sauce, Chopped Scallions, Bacon Bits and Hot Brown Gravy

Little Havana Station

Traditional Cuban Sandwiches Hot Off the Panini Grill
Ham, Roast Pork, Pickles and Cheese Pressed in a Crusty on the Outside, Sofe on the Inside Long Roll with Sweet & Tangy Mustard
Chaffing Dishes of Morro (Black Beans and Rice, Traditionally Cooked), Ropa Vieja (Cuban Beef Stew), Friend Plantains/Maduros and Empanadas

Dinner at Grandma’s

Homemade Meatloaf and Brown Gravy, Turkey and Stuffing Casserole, Chicken Pot Pie
All Served alongside of Julienne Green Beans in a Creamy Onion Soup Base

Ramen and Dumplings

Step Up to Our Asian Pagoda and Help yourself to a Bowl of Fresh Made Ramen Broth, Udon Noodles, Slow-Cooked Pork Belly, Hard-Boiled Egg and Scallions. Served alongside Homemade Goyza Chicken or Vegetarian Dumplings, Soba Noodles, Baby Bok-Choy and Mushroom Salad

Dinner Menu

First Course
(Select One)

Waldorf Salad of Crisp Romaine Hearts, Golden Raisins, Green Apple & Walnuts with a Sweet Mustard Dressing

Caesar Salad of Crisp Romaine Hearts, Croutons & Imported Parmigiano Reggiano

Baby Mixed Greens, Candied Pecans, Dried Cranberries in Balsamic Vinaigrette

Tri-Color Salad of Arugula, Radicchio & Belgian Endive in our Signature Italian Dressing

Homemade Manicotti with Fresh Tomato Basil ~ Butternut Squash Ravioli with a Light Butter Sauce and Microgreens

A Variety of Soups ~ Seafood Crepe with Brandy Cream Sauce ~ Grilled Vegetable Napoleon with Balsamic Glaze

*Lobster Cocktail

A Variety of Citrus Sorbets to Cleanse the Palate

(Select One from Each Section)


Breast of Chicken Stuffed with Prosciutto, Spinach and Mozzarella with Green Beans

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Asiago Cheese, Sundried Tomatoes & Spinach ~ Chicken Breast Stuffed with Escarole, Pignoli Nuts and Sundried Tomatoes

French Cut Chicken with Romano Cheese, Italian Breadcrumbs, Quartered Artichokes & Sundried Tomatoes

Chicken Topped with Shiitake Mushrooms, Roasted Peppers, Fresh Mozzarella and Balsamic Glaze

Chicken with a Pecan Crust & a Raspberry Port Wine Reduction

Vegetarian Selection Always Available

(All Served Tableside)

Elegant Multi-Tiered Wedding Cake
Along with your Custom Wedding Cake for Dessert, each Guest will receive an Individual Dessert Presentation of:
Flourless Chocolate Cake, Tiramisu and Cheesecake
Coffee, Tea, Espresso Cappuccino & Cordial Service


Our proposed wedding package includes the following items:
Five hour premium open bar featuring top shelf liquors, a selection of Eight Wine Varietals, Imported & Domestic Beers, Sodas and Juices
Valet Parking ~ Coat Check (Seasonal) ~ Seating Cards ~ Direction Cards ~ Custom Wedding Cake ~ One Server Per Table
Champagne Toast ~ Bridal Attendant ~ Choice of Table Linens

Additional Stations
Available at an Additional Cost

State-of-the-Art Ballroom LED Lighting Packages.

Cocktail Station
In addition to your Ultra Premium Open Bar delight your guests with an additional Captain Station dedicated to making Four Signature Drinks like:

Classic Vodka or Gin Martini ~ Cosmopolitan ~ Appeltini ~ Pomegranate Cosmo
Berry Martini ~ Chocolate Martini ~ Espressotini ~ Mojitos

Caviar Station

An Exquisite Display of a Variety of Iced Vodkas,
Imported and Domestic Caviar
Served with Chopped Egg, Onion, Toast Points, Capers, Sour Cream and Fresh Made Blinis

Sushi & Sashimi Station

An Elaborate Display of Freshly Prepared Sushi & Sashimi
Accompanied by Soy Sauce, Ginger, Wasabi and Chopsticks
(Available Manned and Unmanned)

Smoked Seafood Flight
(Served with Toast Points, Capers, Chopped Onion & Endive)

Thinly Sliced Smoked Wild Alaskan King Salmon ~ Smoked Rainbow Trout
 Smoked Mackerel ~ Smoked Wild Pacific Tuna ~ Smoked Whitefish

Cold Seafood Add-On

Your Custom Ice Carving is Surrounded by;
Jumbo Alaskan King Crab Legs ~ Florida Stone Crabs (Seasonal) ~ Maine Lobster

Exotic Game Grill Station

Available Items to Choose from Include;
Alligator ~ Buffalo ~ Venison ~ Whole Octopus ~ Ostrich ~ Boar ~ Rabbit ~ Antelope ~ Turtle ~ Frogs Legs

Viennese Table

 Assorted Cakes Featuring Chocolate Mousse ~ Italian Ricotta Style Cheesecake ~ Flourless Chocolate Cake ~ German Chocolate Cake
Homemade Tiramisu ~ Profiteroles ~ Italian & French Style Pastries ~ Cotton Candy Station ~ Zeppoles
Bananas Foster ~ Live Cannoli Station
Crepe Station ~ Spiked Milkshakes in “Popper” Shot Glasses
Belgian Waffle Station with Ice Cream and All the Toppings
Chocolate Fondue Fountain with Fruits, Cookies and Snacks for Dipping

After Party Options

Is 5 Hours still not quite enough time to celebrate?
Don’t go home yet!
Let us help to design your own signature after party…

From Club Music to Fine Cognacs or Smooth Jazz to Hand-Rolled Cigars or even Karaoke to Beer Pong
We can close your distinctive wedding reception with an exclamation point like no other.
From formal to fun we will design a perfect and tasteful closing to your once-in-a-lifetime celebration.

Trust your special day with Il Villagio for an experience like no other. With attention to detail and old world sophistication, Il Villaggio delivers a lifetime of memories at one of the best North Jersey wedding venues. We invite you to walk through our doors and explore our unique beauty and elegance. Our dedication to professional service and authentic traditional Italian cuisine are just some of the reasons some call us one best North New Jersey wedding venues. We work tirelessly with you to ensure your wedding day will create memories to last a lifetime. We will work with you to craft our elegant décor, friendly, professional service, and exquisite cuisine into the wedding of your dreams. Begin your amazing journey at one of the best wedding venues in North Jersey - Il Villaggio – today.