Statler Hotel
Cornell University


The Banfi Crest Taverna Banfi: Located on the 2nd floor of the Statler Hotel, Taverna Banfi offers an authentic Italian dining experience set in an original Tuscan Taverna. The dinner menu features thyme seared salmon, braised lamb shank, grilled New York strip steak, house-made pasta and flat bread pizzas. Seasonal 4-course tasting menus are available throughout the year.

Each fall and spring, we feature a line-up of Educational Event dinners. Join Cornell Nolan School Restaurant Management students, the Taverna Banfi culinary team and partners to include Red Newt Winery, Herman Wiemer Winery and Ithaca Beer for a culinary dining event extraordinaire!

Recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Taverna Banfi show cases the fine wines of Banfi Vintners. Complimentary valet parking is available when dining in the restaurant.

The Banfi Crest

Castello Banfi, Montalcino's—and Tuscany's—most complete guide to wine, food and travel in Italy's most acclaimed wine region. The Mariani family, proprietors of Castello Banfi, invites you to browse this site, which features detailed information on their award-winning Super Tuscan and Brunello wines, and offers an insider's perspective on when to visit and where to stay. Also, discover little-known facts and historical footnotes on Montalcino, culinary history and the recent sweeping changes in Italy's strict DOC wine laws.

Contact Information:
The Statler Hotel
130 Statler Drive,
Cornell University,
Ithaca, NY 14853-6901
Phone: (607) 254-2500
Fax: (607) 257-6432