Top 18 NYC Caterers to Book for Your Next Event

Discover BLACE’s Top 18 NYC Caterers Bringing the Flavor to Events

Are you ready to throw an event that your guests won’t soon forget? If so, you need to make sure that every detail is tastefully perfect—especially the food! Whether you are hosting a corporate function, birthday extravaganza, or an intimate dinner party with friends, finding the right caterer is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make.

Fortunately for New Yorkers looking to plan their next celebratory bash, there's no shortage of incredible catering companies throughout New York City, and BLACE is the perfect place to find your go-to caterer. Our platform connects you with the best NYC caterers who are ready to bring the heat and flavor to your next gathering. Let’s take a look at our top picks (in alphabetical order).

1. Abigail Kirsch

As a leader in NYC catering, no culinary challenge is too big for Abigail Kirsch’s creative team. From exceptional culinary experiences to out-of-the-box presentations, they always provide the ultimate experience in cuisine.  

2. Acquolina Catering

Offering the finest in Italian hospitality and cuisine, women and LGBTQ+ owned catering company Acquolina Catering brings an innate sense of sophistication and elegance to every event. Their team can customize any menu to ensure your event is unforgettable with impeccable culinary delights.

3. Alidoro

Rated the #1 sandwich shop in NYC by Zagat, Alidoro offers the most authentic Italian sandwiches in the city. Their award-winning ingredients are sourced locally in NYC and directly from Italy, ensuring you always taste the finest sandwich. They can provide drop-off catering for corporate meetings and private events in all five boroughs or provide private catering at your event venue.

4. Bartleby & Sage

Located in Brooklyn, New York, Bartleby & Sage has been creating contemporary and artistic culinary dishes for over 20 years. Led by Leslie Nilsson, this women-owned NYC caterer crafts award-winning personalized menus and tablescapes, perfect for any event.

5. Certé Kitchen

Certé is committed to bringing culinary brilliance to each event they cater in NYC. Their innovative take on food dishes and modern, fresh approach ensures each customer receives the best possible catering experience.  

6. CxRA

NYC caterer CxRA is devoted to creating a unique dining experience for their guests using fresh, local ingredients. From intimate dinner parties to corporate events and large-scale galas, CxRA will create a menu that is sure to impress.

7. Deborah Miller Catering and Events

Since 1995, Deborah Miller Catering has been deeply rooted in creating memorable culinary experiences for its clients. They offer seasonal, fresh menus crafted to highlight local ingredients and create a culinary journey that’s one to desire.

8. Dish Food and Events

Dish Food & Events creates exceptional culinary experiences for clients in NYC, Brooklyn, Queens, The Hamptons, and the Hudson Valley. Their dishes are crafted around seasonal ingredients and inspired by global influences—all with a contemporary touch.  

9. Herb-n-Peach

Herb-n-Peach crafts custom culinary experiences made just for you. As a women-owned and operated NYC catering company, they create dishes that are delicious and beautiful, where each one is carefully constructed with thought and artistry.

10. Ichiban Catering

Devoted to providing the highest quality and freshest ingredients, Ichiban Catering prides itself on its exemplary Asian & sushi catering. From intimate celebrations to large corporate events, they can transform your event into an unforgettable culinary experience.  

11. JPO Concepts

At JPO Concepts, every event is personal for them—meaning no two events are the same. They believe in getting to know their clients to help them to create a truly unique culinary experience that reflects who their clients are. Using premium ingredients, their experts will bring a high level of technicality and personalization to your unique event.

12. Marcey Brownstein Catering

As an artisanal NYC catering company, Marcey Brownstein Catering provides outstanding experiences for every event they cater. From the delicious food to the impeccable service, guests are always presented with culinary brilliance that exceeds their expectations.


ONTHEMARC brings modern taste and flawless execution to every event in New York City. From drinks and cocktails to cocktail stations and plated dinners, their culinary team can handcraft innovative dishes that are sure to leave an unforgettable experience for your guests.

14. Pinch Food Design

As a zero-waste and carbon-neutral NYC catering company, Pinch Food Design creates innovative and interactive culinary experiences that leverage food in never-before-seen presentations. Their team of culinary veterans, led by chef/designer duo of Bob Spiegel and TJ Girard, are experts in impressing, entertaining, and inspiring clients with daring food designs.

15. Purslane

Purslane is committed to bringing a new standard of sustainability to catering events in NYC. As a zero-waste and carbon-neutral caterer, they create beautiful experiences and delicious culinary delights where nothing is left behind.

16. Rhubarb Hospitality Collection

Since 1996, Rhubarb Hospitality Collection has been crafting breathtaking culinary experiences for clients throughout New York City and the world. Their menus are inspired by fresh, seasonal ingredients and sophisticated flavors that bring a unique flair to every occasion. They’re a preferred vendor for NYC’s finest venues, from historic landmarks and galleries to rooftops, lofts, and culinary institutions.

17. Scoozi Events NYC

Scoozi Events is an innovative NYC catering company rewriting the narrative on culinary experiences. Their cuisine is immersive, experimental, fun, and globally inspired. From creative and flavorful appetizers to unique entrees, they can make your food dreams a reality.

18. Thomas Preti Events to Savor

At Thomas Preti Events to Savor, you're not just choosing a menu, but an experience. Their team of culinary experts prepares real food in new and surprising ways, using local, seasonal ingredients that make every bite a pleasure. With attention to detail and outstanding service, they will create the perfect event for you and your guests.

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