Catering/ Take & Bake


Planning a rehearsal dinner, a working lunch at the office, or even a special dinner at home?

Regardless of the occasion, we would love to help make your event or meal a special one. For catering from Northshore, give us a call at 423-602-5555, or reach us at [email protected]. For catering from Ooltewah call 423-498-1300, or reach us at [email protected]. To schedule a catered luncheon through ezCater, visit our online ordering form, and with at least 24 hours notice we can fill your catering needs.


At Il Primo, we offer take and bake dinners to make your life easier.

 With a one-day notice, you can pick ready-to-bake pastas and enjoy a delicious pre-made meal in the comfort of your home. Items on the catering menu listed as *available for take & bake can be prepared in the restaurant and then finished in your oven at home.




$5/4 oz.
house blend of marinated olives

Antipasti Platters
$4/1.5 oz. serving (minimum 6 servings)
served with crostini, housemade jam, pickled vegetables, roasted garlic

Fresh Focaccia
$10/half pan (8-10 servings)
$20/full pan (16-20 servings)
house focaccia bread, herb and mozzarella pesto, baking spices





Caesar Salad, Anchovy & Parmesan
$7/individual serving
$50/half pan (6-8 servings)
$100/full pan (16 – 20 servings)
chopped romaine hearts, focaccia croutons, housemade anchovy dressing, grated grana padano cheese

Café Salad, Pecorino, Chianti Vinaigrette
$7/individual serving
$30/half pan (6-8 servings)
$60/full pan (16 – 20 servings)
mixed organic lettuces, sliced radish, cherry tomato, red wine vinaigrette, grated pecorino romano cheese

Arugula, Ricotta Salata, Aged Balsamic
$9/individual serving
$50/half pan (6-8 servings)
$100/full pan (16 – 20 servings)
baby arugula, cherry tomatoes, aged balsamic vinaigrette, shaved ricotta salata (aged, firm sheep’s cheese)





Secondi/Main Plates


Dry Aged Barton Creek Meatballs & Sunday Sauce
$8/6 oz. meatball (each)
$5/3 oz. meatball (each)
dry aged, grass fed beef from Simpson Farms, pork, veal, pancetta, marinara

Chicken Picatta
$70/half pan (8 - 10 servings)
$140/full pan (16 - 20 servings)
organic chicken breast, floured and sautéed with lemon, butter, white wine, capers

Chicken Marsala
$75/half pan (8 - 10 servings)
$150/full pan (16 - 20 servings)
organic chicken breast, floured and sautéed with marsala wine, butter, mushrooms

Sausage & Peppers, Fennel Pollen
$80/half pan (8 - 10 servings)
$160/full pan (16 - 20 servings)
mild Italian sausage sautéed with red and green peppers and red onions, finished with fennel pollen



Lasagna Bolognese, Spinach Pasta
$80/half pan (8-10 servings)
$160/full pan (16 – 20 servings) *available for take & bake
bolognese sauce (veal, pork, beef), housemade spinach pasta, housemade mozzarella, marinara, bechamel

Baked Penne & 4 Cheeses
$60/half pan (8-10 servings)
$120/full pan (16 – 20 servings) *available for take & bake
penne baked with house mozzarella, fontina, grana padano cheeses, topped with pecorino romano

Orecchiette & Bolognese
$70/half pan (8-10 servings)
$140/full pan (16 – 20 servings)
bolognese sauce (veal, pork, beef), orechiette (little ear) pasta, grana padano cheese served on side

Eggplant Parmesan
$70/half pan (8-10 servings)
$140/full pan (16 – 20 servings) *available for take & bake
local eggplant, house mozzarella, marinara, parmesan

Chicken Tetrazini
$70/half pan (8-10 servings)
$140/full pan (16 – 20 servings) *available for take & bake
spaghetti tossed in creamy tetrazini sauce with roasted mushrooms, green peas, Springer Mountain Chicken





$6 individual serving/$12 shareable
$50/half pan (12 - 16 servings)
$90/full pan (24 - 30 servings)

Roasted Broccoli/Garlic/Parmesan
Seasonal Side
Spaghetti Squash

Ask about our seasonal selections!






$60/half pan (12-16 servings)
$120/full pan (24-30 servings)
$8 per individual serving

Limoncello Pie
$45/whole pie
$8 per individual serving

$8 per individual serving

Additional Services/Delivery

Catering Supplies · Included
all necessary chafing dishes, stands, fuel and serving utensils included (disposable and/or recyclable) are available for a minimal charge

Delivery & Setup · 15%
minimum charges may apply

Service Plates, Flatware, Etc. · $3.50 per setting
high quality disposable plates, silverware, napkins, cups

Servers & Bartenders · Hourly rates available

Family Meals

A family meal from Il Primo is a great way to purchase a complete meal for yourself or someone else, say “thank you” or to celebrate as a group. Each meal kit is $55, and serves 2-4. Detailed baking and serving instructions are included with each order.

Dinner Served

Monday - Thursday
5pm to 9pm
Friday - Saturday
5pm to 9pm

Curbside Pickup

Curbside Orders May Be Placed for Pickup After 5pm

Place Orders Online or by Phone
2pm – 9pm

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Bar Hours

Monday - Thursday
4pm to 9pm
Friday - Saturday
4pm to 9pm

Happy Hour

Monday - Friday
4pm to 6pm
Half price wine
by the glass
$5 Draft Beers
$5 Well Cocktails