Fresh Italian Catering

Best in Sarasota!

Valentino’s is the #1 Italian caterer in the Sarasota Bradenton area. We have been catering to our local residents, hotels, businesses and churches since 2006 with much fan fare! Whether it’s a corporate event, wedding, or a birthday party, our fresh homemade Italian food will be a real crowd pleaser! When choosing Valentino’s for your next event, our experience will assure all the details will be taken care of and your event will be a huge success. 

Catering Department / Event Coordinator:  941-312-2627 Monday - Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM and Saturday, 11:00AM to 4:00PM


How much notice do you need to book my catering?

For Drop Off / Pick Up catering, we ask for 24 hours notice. However, please feel free to contact our Event Coordinator at 941.312.2627 for last minute orders. We will do our best to accommodate you. 

For Full Service Catering or Private Room Events, we recommend you book as far in advance as possible to ensure your date is available and can be reserved.

Do you have any minimums for catering?

Our offsite catering packages require you order for a minimum of 10 guests. 

Is delivery available?

Yes. We currently offer delivery service to Sarasota and Manatee counties. Delivery charges do apply based on distance from the restaurant and the size of the order. 

What levels of service do you offer for off-site catering?

* Self Service Buffet: Food is served in disposable aluminum pans and trays. Available for pick up or delivery.

* Delivered and Dressed Buffet: We deliver your food and set it up with wire racks + chaffing dishes + sternos. Wire racks are to be returned to us by the customer with 48 hours of the event.

* Full Service Buffet: We deliver your food + set it up with wire racks + chaffing dishes + sternos. Our catering team will replenish your buffet while keeping it tidy throughout your event + be responsible for the clean up (food only).

* All of the above packages include utensils, plates and everything else you need to serve your guests upon request.

What is your cancellation policy?

For Self Service + Delivered & Dressed catering orders, we require at least a 24-hour notice. For Full Service orders, we require 72-hours as we have scheduled staff and blocked off our catering calendar.   

Can you make accommodations for special diets?

Absolutely! Our food is made from scratch and cooked to order so we can meet most requests within reason. We offer vegetarian and gluten free options as well.

What methods of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, corporate checks, Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover.