Host Memorable Special Events At Our Ithaca Restaurant

Add a touch of elegance to your special occasion in a prestigious Ivy League setting. Situated in the heart of the beautiful Cornell University campus,
The Statler Hotel and Taverna Banfi offer the perfect setting for celebrating special events and holidays year round.
Call 607.254.2624 for more information or to book your special event reservation.
Dessert Bar at The Statler Hotel
Dessert Bar at The Statler Hotel
Celebrate your special occasion in a unique Ivy League setting. Cornell University's natural beauty-the nearby lake, natural waterfalls, and gardens-set the perfect tone for your event.
From Easter to Mother's Day spectacular brunches to our signature Taverna Banfi Educational events to special birthday dinners, baby showers and wedding farewell brunches, let us help you create lasting memories. Contact our team of professionals to begin planning today!
Taverna Banfi
Taverna Banfi
Taverna Banfi is proud to offer the following specialty Tuscan-inspired options for your dining pleasure.
  • Friday evening we are featuring our commencement à la carte menu. Reservations are available 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday evening join us for our prix fixe 4-course menu. Saturday reservations are available 5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Sunday we begin serving dinner at
    2:00 p.m. with our last seating at 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday we are offering our popular lunch buffet available 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
We will be serving our breakfast buffet throughout the weekend.
The Statler Hotel
The Statler Hotel
The Statler Hotel will be featuring a dinner buffet on Saturday and Sunday in the
Carrier Ballroom.
Reservations are available on
Saturday 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and
Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Private rooms are available for larger family gatherings.
The Regent Lounge
The Regent Lounge
The Regent Lounge will offer a sandwich buffet on Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
We look forward to working with you to commemorate your graduate's achievements!
The Terrace Restaurant
The Terrace Restaurant
One of Cornell's most popular quick-style service lunch locations. Offering a variety of made to order meal options including Salads, Burritos, Pho, Curry, Quesadillas, Chicken Fingers, and house made Soups.
Commencement Weekend
Hours of Operation:

Friday & Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.