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Best Caterers in New York City
2021

Why These Caterers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New York City Caterers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Bartleby & Sage FEATURED Expertise.com

Bartleby & Sage is an award-winning full-service catering and event planning company in New York City that specializes in sustainable cuisine from across the globe. Corporate events, weddings, and bar and bat mitzvahs are among the types of get-togethers the company handles. It also offers drop-off catering options called East Events to Go for office meals and parties. Founded in 1997, Bartleby & Sage and its innovative food have been featured on The Today Show and the Food Network and in numerous publications.

630 Flushing Ave 5th Floor,
Brooklyn, NY 11206

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Abigail Kirsch

Abigail Kirsch is a New York City catering service that is named after its founder. The company operates a number of New York Metro area venues, and it can also provide catering services at clients’ own venues. Predesigned sample menus for lunches, dinners, corporate meetings, and other events are available on the Abigail Kirsch website.

New York, NY 10010

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Bistro Caterers

Bistro Caterers is a NYC caterer providing breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Clients may either pick up food from the business’s Lexington Avenue location, or order food via phone or the app Seamless. For breakfast, Bistro Caterers offers oatmeal, egg dishes, and a range of breads and pastries. For lunch and dinner, Bistro Caterers’ menu includes soups, salads, burritos, tacos, sandwiches, snacks, and an array of beverage options.

New York, NY 10017

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Chama Mama

Chama Mama is a catering company in New York City that offers Classic Georgian cuisine with a modern spin. Caterers serve the specialties, The Tone, khachapuri, and the qvevri to office parties and private and business events. They also make custom event menus, including ADJARULI KHACHAPURI, 4 slices of IMERULI KHACHAPURI, 6 slices of MEGRULI KHACHAPURI, and other brunch meals and desserts. Chama Mama also offers delivery services throughout the city.

149 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10011

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Cocktail Caterers

Cocktail Caterers is a food and design catering company. The business is located in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood and serves the New York Metro area. Owners Kurt Kretzschmar and Michael Watts opened their company in 2007. Customers can choose from customized menus ranging from small plates, tasty bites, hot food stations and tablescape buffets for private or corporate affairs. Cocktail Caterers is certified by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and is a Small Business Association member.

416 W 23rd St
New York, NY 10011

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Edenopolis

Based in New York and offering full-service catering, Edenopolis builds custom menus for each of its clients. It also coordinates rentals and venues, and it assists with flowers and designing event concepts. The business's cuisine choices incorporate international elements but use locally sourced ingredients, including wild-caught seafood and free-range chicken. Edenopolis can serve weddings, dinner parties, and corporate gatherings, among other types of events. Owner and chef Richard Vanderplas personally walks clients through the planning and catering process.

80 N. Moore St.
New York City, NY 10013

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FCI Catering & Events

FCI Catering & Events, based in New York, is a catering service with dishes that incorporate seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients. It is the International Culinary Center’s exclusive in-house catering and event production provider. Notably, FCI Catering & Events has been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, New York Weddings, and Rodale Wellness.

New York, NY 10013

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Feed Me More, Inc.

Feed Me More Inc. is a catering business that serves both private and business clients and regularly prepares food for events both large and small. Clients can create custom menus depending on their guests and the themes of their events, and selections can be curated to fit within budgets at different ranges. This caterer offers full-service catering for clients who want guests accommodated, but it can also drop-off food items if preferable to clients.

41-28 37th St
Long Island City, NY 11101

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GiGi’s Catering Service

GiGi’s Catering Service is a subsidiary of GiGi Café, a restaurant that has been based in New York City for over 20 years. Like that establishment, GiGi’s Catering Service focuses on providing clients with healthy food. The staff uses efficient lighting, recycles, and uses all-natural, organic ingredients as much as possible. The team at GiGi’s Catering Service includes experienced event planning professionals who can help clients not just with food, but also floral arrangements, audio/video equipment, china, linens, and entertainment.

New York, NY 10016

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Mangia NYC

Mangia NYC is a catering company with over three decades of experience serving customers in the NYC area. With a strong focus on regional Italian cooking, the company offers services ideal for corporate events, conferences, and special occasions. In addition, it offers assistance during the event planning phase including bar staffing and rentals. Mangia NYC strives as much as possible to work ethically and to maintain close relationships with suppliers, adopting a farm-to-table philosophy and working with environmentally friendly products.

44 W 55th St Fl 4W
New York, NY 10019

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Metro Events

Metro Events is a New York City-based catering company that offers corporate catering and event planning services. It serves theme buffets, hors d'oeuvres, breakfast to lunch, and desserts for all types of events and settings. Clients can get in touch with one of the company's catering planners to discuss and collaborate on creating unique menu plans and set-ups tailored to the needs of their event. Metro Events keeps an impressive roster of clientele, which includes Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., L'oréal, CNN, MTV, and CBS.

350 West 38 th street
Manhatten, NY 10018

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Preserving Harvest Catering

Preserving Harvest Catering is a full-service catering and events company in New York City that emphasizes traditional preservation techniques based on regions such as Spain. Its skilled kitchen staff creates delicious dishes for customers by incorporating fresh tropical fruits and seasonal vegetables. The catering company has two sommeliers who offer beverages from wineries, breweries, and cideries from all over the world. Preserving Harvest Catering specializes in vegan food and uses sustainable animal practices to give customers humane meat choices.

61 Greenpoint Ave Ste 6
Brooklyn, NY 11222

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RAPT Hospitality

RAPT Hospitality offers a variety of hospitality services to clients in the New York City metro area. This includes luxury catering, in which it gives customers access to a wide array of culinary dishes. RAPT Hospitality's chefs specialize in American cooking and culinary cocktail craft, using ingredients from local and urban farms throughout the surrounding area. It is available year-round and provides its services for weddings and other private events.

280 Madison Ave Rm 912
New York, NY 10016

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Red Table Catering

Red Table Catering, founded in 2002, is an NYC Metro catering service that has been based in Brooklyn since 2005. Owner and Head Chef Brooke Costello began cooking professionally as a teenager. Before creating Red Table Catering, he worked at the London-based Italian restaurant Bertorelli, Ruby’s BBQ in Austin, and Word of Mouth Catering, also in Austin. He later spent three years designing and preparing dishes in Santiago, Chile.

Brooklyn, NY 11206

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Salumeria Biellese

Salumeria Biellese is an Italian-style delicatessen and gourmet food shop located in New York City's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. In 1925, two Northern Italian men from Italy's Biella Province founded this shop that relies upon traditional food preparation skills and Old World recipes. A variety of sausages, salumi, pasta and sandwiches are all freshly prepared on site. Salumeria Biellese has been awarded the Slow Food NYC Snail of Approval and has been featured in publications such as Bon Appetit and Gastronomica.

378 8th Ave
New York, NY 10001

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Sweet Basil Catering

A Bride's Choice Awardee of 2010, Sweet Basil is a full-service events and catering company in New York City. The company is known to create a variety of cultural and seasonal foods with beautiful aesthetics. They offer a wide range of catering and events services from weddings, private parties, engagements to large corporate events. Its creative director and chef, Amy Aversa, aims to make special and serene events for its clients and guests. The company enjoys impeccable customer satisfaction ratings from its clients.

254 West 71st Street
New York, NY 10023

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Toum

Toum, which gets its name from the Lebanese word for “garlic,” is an NYC restaurant, caterer, and food truck. The menu includes shawarma, kebabs, falafels, hummus, and rice pilaf, as well as a garlic sauce, the restaurant’s signature food option. Vegan and vegetarian items are available. To provide catering to its New York Metro clients, Toum partners with the online services Fooda Catering, Cater2.me, and FoodtoEat.

New York, NY 10036

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