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Group & Event Dining

Our Mission

Our mission is to deliver an authentic & memorable dining experience. We are in the business of good times & exceeding expectations. Güsto’s caters to weddings, parties, & corporate events within our historic downtown venue & our own partnering venues. Whatever your occasion, our innovative team will curate your event with maximum enjoyment in mind. Whatever your vision, we are more than happy to offer customized menus to create a personalized culinary experience for you & your guests.

Events at Gusto…

Güsto Italian Grill & Bar offers a truly authentic Italian dining experience in the heart of downtown Moncton. Brick walls, rustic wood finishes, a bustling open kitchen, & a wood fired oven make Güsto ideal for casual relaxed meals. At Güsto we hand-craft every dish – genuine Italian pasta, prime steaks, seafood, hand thrown wood fired pizzas, & traditional Italian desserts. Our wine & cocktail list is ever changing as we continue to bring in new discoveries & classic Italian favourites.

Offsite Venues…

We will not be contained by our restaurant walls. Güsto & our off site venue partners understand that memorable events are built on a foundation or great foods, unique atmosphere, & outstanding service and are proud to partner with venues that share our passion for hosting transformative experiences. In collaboration with our select venue partners, we work to create soulful & share-worthy events that will surprise & delight.

WINE, COCKTAIL & BEER…

We have a large selection of wine, beers, & cocktails. At your request and to help you manage costs, we’d be happy to customize a drink menu for your event. All beverages are charged per drink ordered – alcoholic & non-alcoholic.

FAQ…

CAN WE BRING A CAKE?

Yes, you may bring in a celebratory cake or cupcakes. We’ll be happy to store it, add candles, & present it at the right time. Our plating service fee is $3 per guest.

CAN WE BRING OUR OWN WINE?

In accordance with liquor licensing regulations we do not have a permit that allows guests to bring in their own wine, beer or alcohol.

DOES THE PRICE INCLUDE TAXES & TIP?

All amounts are subject to gratuity & applicable government taxes. For your convenience an 18% gratuity (based on the food & beverage costs) will be added to your bill for parties of 20 or more guests.

MENU

CANAPÉS

Bite sized food, designed to be served at cocktail time or before a meal ( PRICED BY THE DOZEN)

PARMESAN CHICKEN BITES

Panko & parmesan crusted, flash-fried, parmesan aioli & tomato basil sauce l 16

CLASSIC BRUSCHETTA

Vine ripe tomatoes, whipped ricotta, Parmigiano, aged balsamic on roasted garlic crostini l 14

PORTOBELLO BRUSCHETTA

Roasted Portobellos, onion jam, truffle oil, goat cheese on roasted garlic crostini l 14

ARANCINI

Crispy risotto balls stuffed with wild mushrooms, goat cheese, fontina, Italian fennel sausage, basil aioli & arrabbiata sauce l 24

SHRIMP GÜSTO

Hand-battered, lightly fried, Picante sauce, red bell peppers, pepperoncini l 24

MUSHROOM & CARAMELIZED ONION PUFFS

Puff pastry squares topped with balsamic caramelized onions, sautéed cermini mushrooms & Applewood smoked gruyere cheese l 18

BLACKENED SHRIMP WITH AVOCADO & CUCUMBER

Served on crisp cucumber slices with creamy avocado & remoulade sauce l 22

SMOKED SALMON CUCUMBER ROLLS

Thinly sliced cucumber rolled with hot smoked salmon, creamed cheese, dill, rye croutons & pickled onion l 20

HEIRLOOM TOMATO FRICO CUPS

Tomato salad tossed with EVOO, fresh herbs & capers. Served in a crisp parmesan cup; topped with Ricotta Salata l 18

BACON WRAPPED DATES

Roasted sweet dates wrapped in savory bacon & stuffed with creamy goat cheese l 16

MOZZARELLA FRITTI

Panko & Parmesan crusted, flash fried, tomato basil fresco, roasted garlic aioli l 21

GÜSTO ANGUS SLIDERS

Beef, herb remoulade, American cheddar, caramelized onions, dill pickles, arugula l 26

CAST IRON SCALLOPS

Seared Bay of Fundy Scallops, squash puree, sage brown butter l 24

SICILIAN CHICKEN SKEWER

Grilled spice rubbed chicken thighs served with salsa verde & garlic aioli l 22

POLPETTE

Beef & pork meatballs, smoked provolone, tomato sauce l 18

PANCETTA SCALLOPS

Local scallops wrapped in Italian Bacon, fried & tossed in a white balsamic butter sauce l 25

SICILIAN STICKY RIBS

Slow cooked pork ribs, lackered with espresso BBQ sauce, crushed pistachio l 22

Served Family style & guests help themselves l (PRICED PER PERSON)

SALUMI BOARD

Thinly sliced Calabrese salami, mortadella, bresaola, coppa, prosciutto. olives, bread sticks & seasonal pickles l 6

FORMAGGI BOARD

Selection of Italian cheeses, house-made fig jam, grapes & crostini l 6

VEGETABLE ANTIPASTI PLATTER

Güsto olives, marinated mushrooms, eggplant, grilled vegetables, pickled vegetables

WOOD-FIRED PIZZA

Choose from Güsto’s pizza menu

SPINACH & ARTICHOKE FONDUTA*

Goat cheese, fontina, mozzarella & Parmigiano, garlic crostini l 3.50

CALAMARI FRITTI

Flash-fried, artichoke aioli, & tomato basil sauce l 3.50

POTATO FRITZ *

Parmesan aïoli, fresh herbs, sea salt l 2

MUSSELS *

Sautéed PEI blue mussels, roasted garlic, cream, local micro greens, vino bianco l 3.50

CHILLED SEAFOOD TOWER

Smoked Atlantic salmon, poached gulf shrimp, smoked bay scallops, chilled mussels with horseradish crema sauce, crispy capers, honey bourbon cocktail sauce, fresh lemon l 12

SEATED MENU

26.99 / PERSON

ANTIPASTI

TUSCAN HARVEST SALAD

Mixed greens, fresh apple, roasted beets, Italian vinaigrette, goat cheese, hazelnuts

CAESAR SALAD

Romaine, apple wood smoked bacon, house made croutons, parmigiano, garlic dressing

CORSA PRINCIPALE

FETTUCCINE ALL’ALFREDO

Grated parmigiana, butter, cream

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

San Marzano tomato sauce, prosciutto, fresh mozzarella Italian bread crumbs, spaghetti

STEAK TOSCANO

8oz chargrilled New York strip steak, Italian herb butter

CHIANTI CHICKEN

Pan seared, wild mushroom Chianti wine sauce

32.95 / PERSON

ANTIPASTI

TUSCAN HARVEST SALAD

Mixed greens, fresh apple, roasted beets, Italian vinaigrette, goat cheese, hazelnuts

CAESAR SALAD

Romaine, apple wood smoked bacon, house made croutons, parmigiano, garlic dressing

ARANCINI

Crispy risotto balls stuffed with fennel sausage, red pepper, goat cheese, wild mushrooms, arrabbiata sauce, basil aioli

VINE RIPE TOMATO BRUSCHETTA

Basil, roasted garlic, parmigiano, whipped ricotta, aged balsamic

PARMESAN CHICKEN BITES

Panko-crusted, parmesan aioli, arrabbiata sauce

CORSA PRINCIPALE

PASTA ALL’GÜSTO

Fettuccine, sautéed shrimp, roasted garlic cream sauce, caramelized mushrooms, white wine splash

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

San Marzano tomato sauce, prosciutto, fresh mozzarella

Italian bread crumbs, spaghetti

STEAK TOSCANO

8oz chargrilled New York strip steak, Italian herb butter

CHIANTI CHICKEN

Pan seared, wild mushroom Chianti wine sauce

36.95 / PERSON

ANTIPASTI

CAESAR SALAD

Romaine, apple wood smoked bacon, house made croutons, parmigiano, garlic dressing

TUSCAN HARVEST SALAD

Mixed greens, fresh apple, roasted beets, Italian vinaigrette, goat cheese, hazelnuts

ARANCINI

Crispy risotto balls stuffed with fennel sausage, red pepper, goat cheese, wild mushrooms, served with arrabbiata sauce & basil aioli

VINE RIPE TOMATO BRUSCHETTA

Basil, roasted garlic, parmigiano, whipped ricotta, aged balsamic

PARMESAN CHICKEN BITES

Panko-crusted, parmesan aioli, arrabbiata sauce

CORSA PRINCIPALE

CHICKEN MARSALA

Oven seared, wild mushroom Marsala sauce, crispy sage, essence of black truffle

LINGUINI FRUTTI DI MARE

Shrimp, scallops, tomato, garlic, cream, white wine splash

STEAK TOSCANO

10 oz chargrilled New York Strip steak, Italian herb butter

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

San Marzano tomato sauce, prosciutto, fresh mozzarella Italian bread crumbs, spaghetti

GRILLED ATLANTIC SALMONE

Lemon, butter sauce

CHEESECAKES 8.95

FERRERO ROCHER

sweet roasted hazelnuts & decadent chocolate icing, drizzled with delicious caramel sauce

PEANUT BUTTER

Güsto’s twist on the classic. Our flavorful peanut butter cheesecake packs a punch with its rich peanut butter filling, chocolate icing, & peanut butter drizzle on top – to make it extra nutty!

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH

Cookie dough baked into our chocolate genoise cake, dark chocolate sauce & Nonna’s crunchy chocolate chip cookies on top.

DOLCI ITALIANI 7.95

TIRAMISU

An Italian staple – our Tiramisu is the perfect “pick me up!” Made with espresso-dipped lady fingers, layered with Italian custard & Frangelico mocha sauce

STRAWBERRIES & CREAM

A sweet & silky Northern Italian pudding; scented with vanilla bean & served withstrawberries & macaroon crunch

CARROT CAKE DELLA NONNA

Güsto Style cheesecake that brings your palate to life thanks to our chef’s unique sweet & savory carrot cake with a citrus cream cheese icing.

VELLUTO ROSSO

Red velvet New York Style Cheesecake layered with red dark chocolate genoise cake & a classic cream cheese icing.

TORTA DI LIMONCELLO

Fresh, zesty, citrusy dessert, with a silky Meyer lemon cheesecake, Pavlova base, vanilla bean icing & Limoncello curd.

DARK CHOCOLATE GANACHE

Güsto cheesecake atop a decadent, flourless chocolate torta – smothered with dark chocolate ganache & whipped cream

GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE

CHOCOLATE TORTA

A decadent, chocolate, flourless chocolate cake layered with dark chocolate icing