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EVENTS


One of Charlotte’s most unique and distinguished restaurants, Vivace offers a selection of private event spaces to suit nearly every affair.
From small and intimate dinners at our Chef’s Table to Rehearsal Dinners in our private upstairs dining room­­— complete with its own terrace overlooking the Charlotte skyline, Vivace offers great food & exceptional service in an unforgettable venue!

Private Events Manager
David Duffey | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it | 704.370.7755
General Manager
Joshua Grogan | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it | 704.370.7755
 

The Spaces

Mezzanine Dining | 60-100 guests
Located on the 2nd floor, the Mezzanine is 100% private, and features its own bar and terrace overlooking the Charlotte skyline.
Plated dinners for up to 60 people or standing cocktail parties for 100.
Complete with TVs and sound dampening curtain for presentations.

Cocktail Lounge | 8-50 guests
A semi-private lounge perfect for celebrations and after-work affairs, our cocktail lounge can accommodate parties as large as 50, or as few as 8, and everything in between!

The Chef’s Table | up to 12 guests
An intimate private space ideal for business or special occasion dinners for as many as 12. Vivace’s open kitchen allows your guests to watch as their dinner is prepared, while maintaining the privacy of a small dining space.

The Harvest Table | up to 22 guests
Situated in the middle of our beautiful, lively dining room, our largest single table accommodates family style seating for up to 22 guests. Order from a set menu, our a la carte menu, or eat family style; the Italian way.

Outdoor Dining | up to 75 guests
OPTIONS: SIDE LOUNGE (UP TO 50) | UPSTAIRS BALCONY (30) | TABLE 110 (16)
A fantastic view of the city skyline. Voted "Best Patio Dining in Charlotte" via Charlotte Magazine readers for the past 5 years. We offer full service dining for our outdoor terrace & lounge area as well as for seated dining.

THE RESTAURANT | up to 250 guests
Vivace is available for buyout events.
Host your special large occasion in one of Charlotte’s most unique settings!

The Details

Our private event spaces are reserved through contracts which contain an agreement on our Food & Beverage spending minimums. We base these reasonable minimums on the time of day of the week and the season. Our Private Events Manager will gladly let you know the minimum spending amount for each space for your requested date.
- Minimums do NOT include tax and a standard  service charge of 20%
- Special requests that require use of an outside vendor is also not included.
- A deposit may be required for larger events.

MENUS

BANQUET STYLE APPETIZERS

Allows your guests to eat at their own pace. We offer an assortment of appetizers, entrees and desserts displayed in a style that matches your event. Items available in private dining room & cocktail lounge only. (Items require pre-ordering in a set amount)

Meat & Cheese Boards  |  $3 per guest
House-Made Meatballs  |  $24/dozen
Caprese Skewers  |  $18/dozen
Melon & Prosciutto Skewers  |  $18/dozen
Caprese Bruschetta  |  $15/dozen
Seasonal Bruschetta  |  $15/dozen
Braised Beef Bruschetta  |  $15/dozen
Braised Beef on Polenta Cakes  |  $30/dozen
Mini Meatball Panini  |  $30/dozen
Mini Chicken & Artichoke Panini  |  $30/dozen
Chicken Pesto Skewers  |  $24/dozen
Grilled Shrimp Skewers  |  $42/dozen
Wild Mushroom Arancini  |  $24/dozen
Assorted Seasonal Pizzas  |  $12 each
Miniature Crab Cakes  |  $42/dozen
Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops  |  $48/dozen
Oyster Shooter  |  $36/dozen
Vodka Oyster Shooter  |  $42/dozen
Shrimp Cocktail (1 oz. piece)  |  $30/dozen
 

Buffet Style Dining

We offer a variety of pricing structures based on the style of your event. Offering Dinner, Lunch, and Brunch menus.

PIATTO PRINCIPALE | (Piatto Principale items priced per guest, except where noted)

House or Caesar Salad  |  $4
Chicken & Seasonal Vegetable Pasta
orzo, orecchiette, or risotto  |  $10
Seasonal Vegetable Pasta  |  $8
Braised Beef over Polenta  | $10
Pork Tenderloin  rolls, grain mostarda  |  $8
Beef Tenderloin rolls, horseradish crema  |  $10
Seasonal Roasted Vegetables
balsamic drizzle   |  $4
Whole Roast Pig (20 Lbs./Feeds 40)  | $400 each

 

PRIX FIXE DINING

BRUNCH STANDARD

$25 per guest  |  2 Courses
Includes Mimosa & Bloody Mary Bar
Dolce Course available for additional $5 per person

antipasti | (choose 3 of the following to offer for your luncheon)

Bruschetta
Steamed PEI Mussels
Breakfast Polenta
Braised Meatballs
Caprese Salad
Caesar Salad
Arugula Salad
House Salad

secondi | (choose 4 of the following to offer for your luncheon)

French Toast
Mushroom Frittata
Saltimbocca Burger
Chicken & Biscuit
Crispy Chicken Sandwich Shrimp & Polenta
Benedicto Vivace
Pappardelle alla Bolognese
Spaghetti & Meatballs

dolce

choice of tiramisu or cheesecake

LUNCH MENUS

LUNCH | STANDARD

$18 per guest  |  2 Courses
Dolce Course available for additional $5 per person

insalata

choice of Caesar Salad, House Salad, or Caprese Bruschetta

secondi | (choose 4 of the following to offer for your luncheon)

Steamed PEI Mussels
Chicken Panini
Saltimbocca Burger
Margherita Pizza
Shrimp & Asparagus Pizza Arugula Salad
grilled chicken or grilled shrimp
Pappardelle alla Bolognese
Four Cheese

dolce

choice of tiramisu or cheesecake

LUNCH | OCCASION

$22 per guest  |  2 Courses
Dolce Course available for additional $5 per person

insalata

choice of Caesar Salad, House Salad, or Caprese Bruschetta

secondi | (choose 4 of the following to offer for your luncheon)

Steamed PEI Mussels
Chicken Panini
Saltimbocca Burger Margherita Pizza
Shrimp & Asparagus Pizza Arugula Salad
grilled chicken or grilled shrimp
Pappardelle alla Bolognese
Four Cheese Ravioli
Grilled Bistro Filet
Grilled Chicken
Grilled Salmon
Seasonal Risotto

dolce

choice of tiramisu or cheesecake

DINNER MENUS

dinner 1| $35 per guest | 3 Courses

insalata

choice of Caesar or House Salad

secondi | (choose 3 of the following to offer for your dinner)

Wild Mushroom Risotto  vegetarian & gluten free
Seasonal Vegetable Linguini (gluten free pasta available)
Pappardelle alla Bolognese  goat cheese crema
Grilled Chicken  baby carrots, parmesan gnocchi, madeira crema
Grilled Salmon  cauliflower fonduta, toasted farro, mustard greens, golden raisin agrodolce

dolce

choice of tiramisu or cheesecake

 

dinner 2 | $45 per guest | 3 Courses

insalata

choice of Caesar or House Salad

secondi | (choose 3 of the following to offer for your dinner)

Wild Mushroom Risotto  vegetarian & gluten free
Seasonal Vegetable Linguini (gluten free pasta available)
Pappardelle alla Bolognese  goat cheese crema
Grilled Chicken  baby carrots, parmesan gnocchi, madeira crema
Grilled Salmon  cauliflower fonduta, toasted farro, mustard greens, golden raisin agrodolce
Bistro Filet  creamer potatoes & sauteed baby spinach
Veal Saltimbocca  fresh mozzarella ravioli, wild mushrooms, brown butter
Seared Scallops  shrimp scampi risotto, capers, perserved lemon
beelers grilled pork shank rosemary fig glaze, parmesan polenta, confit fennel, shaved fennel & fig salad

dolce

choice of tiramisu or cheesecake

 

dinner 3 | $55 per guest | “Cena Tradizionale” 4 Courses

insalata

choice of Caesar, House, Caprese, or Roast Beet Salad

primi | (choose 1 of the following to offer for your dinner)

Four Cheese Ravioli
Spaghetti & Meatball
Gnocchi

secondi | (choose 3 of the following to offer for your dinner)

Wild Mushroom Risotto  vegetarian & gluten free
Pappardelle alla Bolognese  goat cheese crema
Seasonal Vegetable Linguini (gluten free pasta available)
Grilled Chicken  baby carrots, parmesan gnocchi, madeira crema
Grilled Salmon  cauliflower fonduta, toasted farro, mustard greens, golden raisin agrodolce
GRILLED SWORDFISH  spicy coppa, tuscan white beans, green olive pesto
Veal Saltimbocca  fresh mozzarella ravioli, wild mushrooms, brown butter
Seared Scallops  shrimp scampi risotto, capers, perserved lemon
beelers grilled pork shank rosemary fig glaze, parmesan polenta, confit fennel, shaved fennel & fig salad
6 oz Wood Fire Grilled Angus Filet  creamer potatoes & sauteed spinach

dolce

choice of tiramisu or cheesecake