Three tins of salad
caterer: Bartleby & Sage | photographer: Maggie Marguerite Studio
The Best of | New York

These 19 New York Catering Companies Bring Food to the Forefront of Your Celebration

Three tins of salad

Home to numerous Michelin-starred kitchens and plenty of iconic culinary dishes, New York knows a thing or two about great food. These innovative New York caterers bring world-class cuisine, imaginative design, and exceptional staffing to social and corporate events in the Big Apple and beyond. Whether you opt for interactive food stations or a sit-down dinner at your exclusive event, you’ll be happy to wine and dine the night away with these notable caterers.

In alphabetical order.

Abigail Kirsch Catering

honey-pear-sparkler catering station

photographer: Rojas Creative Works

Abigail Kirsch’s philosophy that “we are only as good as our last event” leads this premier catering company to continually explore the latest in innovation and creativity at select venues. 

Abigail Kirsch Catering

Abigail Kirsch Catering

New York, NY

Bartleby & Sage

create your own

photographer: Maggie Marguerite Studio

Drawing inspiration for their name from Herman Melville’s infamous character, this imaginative company creates original catering with a top-notch staff.

Bartleby & Sage

Bartleby & Sage

New York, NY

BITE New York

passed bite of strawberry and edible florals on cracker

photograph courtesy of BITE New York

With an “every bite counts” philosophy, this boutique catering company offers custom-tailored menu designs focused on craft and collaboration.

BITE New York

BITE New York

New York, NY

Cloud Catering & Events

artfully plated fish and herbs

photographer: Ronnie Andren Photography

This boutique catering team, trained at national and international Michelin-star restaurants, creates food inspired by design-balance and the collaborative spirit.

Cloud Catering & Events

Cloud Catering & Events

New York, NY

Constellation Culinary Group

artfully plated sushi

photographer: Michael Jurick Photography

Knowing that “nothing brings people together like food,” Constellation Culinary Group creates custom-culinary experiences that emphasize collaboration and connection.

Constellation Culinary Group

Constellation Culinary Group

New York, NY

Creative Edge Parties

tray of dessert goblets

photographer: André Maier Photography

Creative Edge Parties create “once only” immersive food experiences with one-of-a-kind creative menus and exceptional staffing.

Creative Edge Parties

Creative Edge Parties

New York, NY

CxRA

sushi roll with flower

photographer: Jennifer May Photography

CxRa partners with local purveyors to create visually-artistic and sustainable meals, regardless of the size or scale of the event.

CxRa

CxRa

New York, NY

Elegant Affairs Caterers

Two masked servers carrying trays of food

photographer: Ivan Piedra Photography

This full-service catering company, with a prestigious clientele list, provides seasonal and local cuisine — keeping beauty (and the camera) always in mind. 

Elegant Affairs Caterers

Elegant Affairs Caterers

New York, NY

Great Performances

artfully plated charcuterie and veggies

photographer: Clane Gessel Photography

This progressive company, founded as a means to support women in the arts, is the first catering business to own and operate their own farm.

Great Performances

Great Performances

New York, NY

Little Gem

artfully plated figs

photograph courtesy of Little Gem

This full-service, boutique catering company uses seasonal ingredients, local vendors, and artistic presentation to create health-focused menus.

Little Gem

Little Gem

New York, NY

Marcia Selden Catering & Events

artfully plated sashimi

photographer: Phillip Van Nostrand Photography

This highly-awarded and exclusive catering company brings creativity and phenomenal service to each of their premier events.

Marcia Selden Catering & Events

Marcia Selden Catering & Events

New York, NY

Michael Scott Events

sushi display with cloche bell glass and red roses

photographer: Gruber Photographers

Michael Scott Events is a kosher catering and production firm with a strong commitment to forging relationships and bringing extraordinary visions to life.

Michael Scott Events

Michael Scott Events

New York, NY

Neuman’s Kitchen

candlelit catering station with pyramid display and globed dishware

photographer: Natural Expressions NY

Inspired by both art and nature, this kosher catering company offers creative and sustainable catering with a focus on forging an emotional connection through dining. 

Neuman’s Kitchen

Neuman’s Kitchen

New York, NY

Pinch Food Design

wine glasses with an assortment of colorful fruit garnishes

photographer: Scott Clark Photo

Pinch Food Design goes above and beyond standard catering with imaginative  “food furniture” and one-of-a-kind food presentation.

Pinch Food Design

Pinch Food Design

New York, NY

Ram Caterers

artfully-plated haute cuisine

Photographer: Nir Photo and Video

With over 40 years of experience, this premier kosher (and full-service) catering company works with top contractors to create memorable occasions — and artistic culinary designs.

Ram Caterers

Ram Caterers

New York, NY

Sonnier & Castle

tray of passed bites

photographer: Natural Expressions NY

Fusing global flavors and a contemporary American aesthetic, SONNIER & CASTLE pairs innovative design with artistic presentation.

Sonnier & Castle

Sonnier & Castle

New York, NY

Thomas Preti Events to Savor

ombré-uplighting and catering display

photographer: Jean-Pierre Uys Photography

Chef-in-chief Thomas Preti brings his enthusiasm, extraordinary attention to detail, and artistic-yet-satiating cuisine to social and corporate events. 

Thomas Preti Events to Savor

Thomas Preti Events to Savor

New York, NY

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Gaurav Anand

dishes of Indian cuisine

photographer: Clane Gessel Photography

After owning several successful restaurants specializing in Indian cuisine, Gaurav Anand expanded into the catering business — creating menus that are “stylish and exotic.”

Gaurav Anand

Gaurav Anand

New York, NY

Nuhma NYC

Squash and walnuts on wooden serving tray

photograph courtesy of Nuhma NYC

With a focus on local and organic ingredients, Nuhma NYC offers a gourmet experience destined to delight the senses and indulge the artist at heart.

Nuhma NYC

Nuhma NYC

New York, NY