Top 13 Wedding Caterers in NYC

Top 13 Wedding Caterers in NYC

Here at Martin Busch Jewelers, we know how important your wedding day is to you. That's why we want to share our knowledge of the New York City wedding scene so you get the wedding and reception you've dreamed of. Here are some of the top wedding caterers in NYC to get your search started.

Abigail Kirsch

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Abigail Kirsch is NYC's leading caterer for special events because of its ability to wow with a fantastically unique menu. Sample menu items include za'atar lamb shanks, shrimp and scallop kabobs, and s'mores whoopee pies. Abigail Kirsch also has partnerships with the Cathedral of St. John the Divin and Weylin, two gorgeous settings for wedding receptions in the city.

Acquolina Catering

This upscale catering company combines the comfort of Italian hospitality with elegant formal dining experiences for weddings. Past menu options from Acquolina include homemade spinach and ricotta gnocchi, vegetable tartlets that look like tiny forests, and delectable veal dishes.

Art of Eating

Art of Eating collaborates with couples to create tailored menus inspired by their favorite dishes, the wedding's theme, the location, and the availability of seasonal ingredients fresh from local farms and fisheries. With options for cocktail hours, welcome receptions, wedding receptions, and next-day brunches, you can expect delicious menu items like Moroccan-spiced salmon, grilled steak in adobo, and polenta.

Bartleby & Sage

With seasonally and culturally inspired menus and a dedication to putting a twist on old catering staples, Bartleby & Sage creates multicourse meals that are sure to wow your guests. If you're having a spring wedding, look forward to options like a light kale salad topped with parmesan and quail in a fig-based reduction. Summer lovers might have a picnic-inspired dinner with fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, and a pie bar. Autumn weddings bring the comfort of slow-roasted pork and butternut squash fritters. Warm up your winter wedding with shrimp and grits and roasted chicken.

Blue Smoke Catering

If you want a Southern-inspired menu, look no further than Blue Smoke to treat your loved ones to a wedding feast like none other. This catering company provides three-course meals where guests can mix and match items like chicken wings, buttermilk chicken bites, barbecue salmon, baby back ribs, beef brisket, mac 'n' cheese, and cornbread.

Bon Soir Caterers

Bon Soir Caterers has partnered with many venues throughout NYC and the tri-state area, including the Picnic House in Prospect Park and Greenpoint Loft, which overlooks the East River. You can expect delectable meal options such as barbecue feasts, wedding brunches, and buffet-style spreads, as well as appetizers and entrees inspired by Italian, Middle Eastern, Asian, and French cuisines.

Colin Cowie

If you're looking for celebrity treatment, go with Colin Cowie. This event planning company specializes in lavish weddings and offers catering through F.O.O.D. Inc. Partnering with renowned chefs such as Ming Tsai and Laurent Tourondel, the caterer's previous menu items include spiced duck and foie gras crostini, shumai dumplings, Asian gazpacho, pistachio tiramisu, and blueberry-glazed donuts.

Elegant Affairs

Another celebrity-certified catering company, Elegant Affairs offers full-service, off-premise catering in the tri-state area and NYC. The company partners with venues in the Hamptons, Long Island, Brooklyn, and Upstate New York to provide one-of-a-kind wedding reception experiences. Previous menus have included American staples like burger sliders and dishes with a twist, such as caprese salad, tacos, and parfaits.

Little Owl Catering

Thanks to chef Joey Campanaro's cooking chops, you can host an amazing wedding reception with equally amazing Mediterranean-inspired food through Little Owl Restaurant & Catering. You have the option to cater at your chosen event location or at the in-house event space. Though you might have other options for your reception, the restaurant serves dishes such as grilled octopus, gravy meatball sliders, soy ginger skirt steak, and cinnamon-sugar beignets.

Naturally Delicious Caterers

Offering plated dinners, family-style servings, buffet-style dining, brunching options, and cocktail parties for before and after the reception, Naturally Delicious Caterers can create a custom feast that fits your wedding reception's needs. 

Previous cocktail options include limoncello vodka cocktails, Brooklyn old fashioneds, and grapefruit-basil mojitos. Appetizer and hors d'oeuvre items have included parmesan prosciutto and risotto fritters with truffle aioli, plant-based empanadas, and stuffed mushrooms. Naturally Delicious has served entrees such as paella, grilled lemon salmon, and stuffed pasta rolls. And for dessert, you might find apple tarts topped with mascarpone cream and caramel, cake pops, macarons, pies of nearly every flavor, and gorgeous wedding cakes.

Pies 'n' Thighs

For a family-meal style reception dinner, Pies 'n' Thighs can offer you and your guests home cooking like you've never had before. Enjoy appetizers like mini chicken biscuits and pulled pork sliders, entrees such as rotisserie chicken and brisket, sides like burnt-end baked beans and collard greens, and pie flavors of classic apple, banana cream, and pecan.

Red Table Catering

With full bar service and menus tailored to couples, Red Table Catering is a perfect option if you're looking to truly make your wedding reception your own. The caterer partners with hip venues such as 501 Union, The Bordone, and the Brooklyn Public Library branch at Park Slope Library. In addition, Red Table sources its ingredients from local butchers, fisheries, and farmers markets to give you menu items such as arancini with prosciutto and saffron aioli, raw oysters, fresh Maine lobster tail, homemade pasta, and sea bass with wild mushrooms and polenta.

Sukhadia Caterers

Whether you want a traditional Indian wedding or a blend of traditional and modern, Sukhadia Caterers specializes in planning your entire wedding celebration, including fantastic food for every event. They partner with a variety of hotels and venues across the tri-state area as well as in other parts of the country, in case you're having a destination wedding outside of NYC. Sukhadia's menu incorporates North and South Indian cuisines and provides fusions with other cuisines, including Chinese, Mexican, Italian, and Mediterranean. Plus, they offer your choice of interactive cooking stations, buffets, and plated dining options.

Martin Busch Jewelers just gave you a head start on your search for the perfect wedding caterer in NYC. Did we miss one of your favorites? Let us know!