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Denver area- any Italian restaurants that can provide party platters?

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I'm looking for someplace that would sell large trays of stuff like meatballs, lasagna, salads, etc for a anniversary party. I'm trying to organize from afar- so I'm not famiiar with the options. I see Olive Garden does sell large trays of food, if I have to go that route, but I wonder if there's a non-chain possibility. thanks!

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  1. Hi,
    One thought that comes to mind is Parisi in NW Denver. It looks like under the catering section they might have what you are looking for. Not a chain and I think very good food. What area of the city is the party?
    http://www.parisidenver.com/

    1. I too would recommend Parisi. Also, if you are in the south metro area, Tony's Market (several locations, tho' Mineral and Broadway is closing -- real estate issues) also has an extensive catering ability. Go to http://www.tonysmarket.com/ and click on "Tony's To Go." Scroll down for entrees.

      1. Closer to downtown is Dolce Vita (955 Lincoln Street, PH: 303.830.8482) They have everything you need. Don't think they have a website.

        1. You could always call Marczyk Fine Foods on 17th Avenue (phone: 303-894-9499), they are quite capable of putting something delicious together.

          A chain that I know provides large portions for event takeout is Maggiano's, and their quick and rather easy to get to in the Denver Pavillions (phone: , I add that only because you mentioned the OG. Their phone number is: 303-260-7710.

          1. As far as chains go Maggiano's is, IMHO, far better than Olive Garden. In addition to Denver Pavilions location downtown, there is a Maggiano's near the Denver Tech Center.