Darlington (01325) 466 585 | Middlesbrough (01642) 242 191 | Ingleby Barwick (01642) 766 300

Corporate events


Here at Al Forno Express we have a great range of different corporate catering options available for your office party or gala dinner. We pride ourselves on our ability to meet a wide variety of business and corporate catering requirements around the North East. . Whether you are entertaining prospective clients, having a launch event, eating on the go with a working lunch or looking to feed a large number of staff at a conference or seminar, Al Forno Express should be your number one choice for corporate catering.

Our chefs have many years experience working with a wide variety of business and commercial clients from small local companies to multinational organisations a cross the country and indeed internationally. We have a great reputation for uncompromising excellence within our restaurants which has led to us having an unrivaled client base that re visits us time and time again. You can trust us to provide corporate catering for board members and VIPs with exclusive quality corporate catering that is second to none. None of our menus are set in stone and you are free to tailor your own menu, taking into account any special dietary requirements your guests may have.

As well as boardroom dining, we are also experienced at providing fine food buffets, Italian themed buffets both hot and cold and also on a larger scale for conference and seminar delegates. Our executive chef has worked in many of the countries finest restaurants and many Michelin star restaurants too so he can make the menus to your exacting style and standards.  We appreciate the need for timely service as you have agendas and schedules to stick to and we are able to deliver on time as well as on-budget for your event.

 Contact us direct to discuss your event. 


Amazing food, perfect service, best place in Teesside to eat for sure! I have tried almost every dish on the menu and all are great.

- Richard Kilty, British Athlete (Facebook)

Had a fantastic meal with my family today. Hadn't been for a while but was delighted that the very high standards are being maintained.

- Kath Barrett (Facebook)

Valentines Day lunch with my bestie. What a lovely place to eat!
Gorgeous food. Very reasonably priced. Fantastic service. In the words of Arnie - we will be back!

- Jan W

We had our wedding reception in the private upstairs dining room ,staff couldn't do enough for us,Made our special day even better!! excellent food all our guests raved about it, one small hiccup with a food allergy put right immediately with no fuss & effusive apologies . Overall excellent would highly recommend to anyone.

- Vikki Whitehouse (Facebook)

Can you believe we travelled all the way from Chicago to have this Sticky Toffee Pudding?! And it was everything we dreamed of. Staff was incredibly polite and friendly on top of it. Thanks to Maaz Rahman for the recommendation!

- Dee Boo


Tel: (01325) 466 585
Al-Forno Restaurant
81 Skinnergate,
Darlington, DL3 7LX


Tel: (01642) 242 191
Al-Forno Restaurant
2 Southfield Road,
Middlesbrough, TS1 3BZ

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