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.
A mouth-watering bountiful Easter buffet awaits you at The Statler Hotel featuring items such as Crispy Banana, Nutella and Marshmallow Fluff on Brioche, Garden Frittata, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Butternut Squash Hash, Cinnamon Sugar and Lemon Crepes, Crab Cake, Tuna Tataki with Wasabi, House Smoked BBQ Glazed Salmon, Lobster Mac and Cheese, Dim Sum, Herb Roasted Prime Rib, a Delectable Dessert Buffet and much more! 
Sunday, April 21, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Mothers Day
Mother's Day
Celebrate the most special Mother in your life with a delightful Mother's Day brunch at The Statler Hotel. Our Mother's Day brunch menu features items including Merrifield Farm's Scrambled Eggs, Chicken Sausage and Country Port Sausage, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Smoked White Fish, Trout and Salmon, Chilled Jumbo Shrimp, New England Clam Bake, Charcuterie and Cheese, Herb Roasted Prime Rib, Crispy Honey Truffle Chicken and more plus our Delectable Dessert Buffet. 
Sunday, May 12, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Commencement weekend is the pinnacle of every graduate's experience at Cornell. It is a time to reflect and revel in accomplishments and prepare for the next big life step. Now booking for the 2019 commencement weekend.
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.