FAQ sheet should answer some of the more common questions.
What is Dante Caterers?
Caterers is a full service banquet facility. We accommodate parties
from 20 to 400 guests in our 4 ballrooms. Our package prices include
food, beverage and use of our facilities. Our ballrooms are also available
for rent for a variety of occasions such as seminars, trade shows,
personal functions and more!
What type of cuisine do you have to offer?
Our menus are typically American/Continental, but we can also provide
other types of food to meet multi-cultural traditions.
Where is Dante Caterers located?
A. Dante Caterers is located in East Elmhurst (Queens) New York on
31st Avenue between 75th Street and 76th Street. We are 5 minutes
from both the RFK-Triboro bridge and LaGuardia airport. See our
page for further information.
Are there accommodations for parking?
Yes. The parking lot has more than ample parking to accommodate the
needs of our parties.
What is your price range?
range from $29 to $65 on most of our packages. A few factors affect
the price we quote...the time of year, the day and time of day, and
the particular food and beverage you have chosen for your package.
For specific quotes, it is best to visit and spend some time with
one of our banquet staff.
When can I visit Dante Caterers? When is the best time to visit?
Banquet Managers are available 10am - 10pm seven days a week. The
best time to visit is typically Monday - Thursday. Since most parties
are held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Mondays thru Thursdays are quieter
in the hall and you may enter the ballrooms with ease.
Do I need an appointment to visit Dante Caterers?
an appointment is not necessary to visit Dante Caterers, it is recommended
you make one if it is possible to do so. This will help us in allocating
staff to different parts of the day that will be busier due to those
When should I reserve my date?
should make your reservations as early as possible to insure you get
the date and room you are looking for. Most reservations are made
eight to twelve months in advance, but shorter and longer term reservations
are not uncommon.
What do I have to do reserve my date & room?
You need to sign a contract and leave a deposit to secure your reservation.
What is the initial deposit? What about future payments?
Typically, a $500 deposit is required to reserve your date/room.
A payment plan will be set up based on your minimum. Your
final balance is due the week of the party.
What will my balance be?
Once you have submitted a final number of people, we will be able
to present a final invoice to you.
When do we have to discuss a final number of people?
you have signed a contract with a minimum number of guests, the next
time to discuss a count is 4-6 weeks prior to your affair when you
are working on your seating arrangements. A final count is
due approximately 2 weeks prior to your party.
What about children?
Once your adult minimum is met, we offer a children's meal for children
12 and under at half price.
What about my DJ and photographer?
We have a "professionals" meal package @ $15.00pp.
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