Striving for excellence, the Lessing's Off-Premise team, comprised of renowned chefs and over 130 years of experience, are leaders in the hospitality industry as world-class caterers. Hosting corporate events, fundraisers, extravagant private affairs and more, Lessing's is proud to offer their clients the best of the best.

Lessing's is excited to offer locations all across New York, from Westchester to Montauk Point. Charming country club ballrooms, elegant and historic mansions, and waterfront beach properties are only the beginning.

The Lessing's Off-Premise team is here to coordinate your event down to the smallest of details. For more information about our off-premise catering services, please call our Director of Catering, Steve Kirschbaum, 631.484.5209.



More than 130 years ago, the first Lessing’s venture was in the Big Apple. Since then, we have grown and perfected the trade. Our world-renowned culinary team will collaborate with you directly to orchestrate whatever type of event you may be planning, from weddings and private affairs, to trade shows and exhibitions.


630 Second

630 2nd Avenue, New York, NY

At 630 Second, this venue encompasses over 12,000 square feet of completely customizable space. From corporate affairs, tradeshows, galas, fundraisers, weddings, and more, 630 Second is one of the largest open spaces in New York City with the ability to hold over 600 guests. Elegance in the heart of Midtown is only found at 630 Second.

The Altman Building

135 West 18th Street, New York, NY

Boasting over 10,000 square feet, this venue is perfect for an event of any occasion. With a seating capacity of 750, The Atlman Building is ready to host and customize your tradeshow, corporate affair, private event, or social gathering.

Hammerstein Ballroom

311 W 34th Street, New York, NY

One of New York's most versatile and elegant special event destinations, The Hammerstein is the premier location for meeting and event planners. Combining 75-foot ceilings with state-of-the-art lighting, suitable for the most complex of events, and the charm of a century-old former opera house, The Hammerstein "wows" at every private event.

Metropolitan Pavilion

125 W 18th Street, New York, NY

Possibly the most adaptable room in New York City, the Metropolitan Pavilion can host events from dinners and wedding receptions, to product launches and fashion shows, meetings and exhibitions, and more. Boasting original 19th-century architecture, the Metropolitan Pavilion will impress any guest. Modern technologies are available including extensive entertainment interfaces, electrical distribution, and Wi-Fi.

Studio 450

450 W 31st Street, New York, NY

New York City's "one of a kind" loft space with a roof top terrace is Studio 450. With unbelievable skyline views, Studio 450 can accommodate corporate events, media events, bat/bar mitzvahs, weddings, and more.

Studio 525

525 West 24th Street, New York, NY

There has never been a more perfect blank slate to use and customize your event. Studio 525 has hosted countless exclusive corporate and private affairs. Companies such as Apple, Bentley, and HBO have held events in this space, and you can too.

The Pillars

517 W 37th Street, New York, NY

This ground floor private event space is the perfect location for media affairs, cocktail receptions, fashion shows, and corporate events. Located one block from the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan, this industrial style catering facility with high gloss white floors, features 25-foot ceilings, a beautiful garden, and 4500 square feet of usable space for your memorable event.

Midtown Loft

267 5th Avenue, New York, NY

The Midtown Loft is a premier New York City catering location, accommodating up to 300 guests. With an upbeat style and sense of sophistication, the Loft is located on the world's most famous avenue, 5th Avenue. Providing stunning views of the city skyline is an understatement. From weddings and private affairs, to fundraisers and trade shows, the Midtown Loft redefines your idea of New York City event spaces.

Ramscale Studio

463 West Street, New York, NY

Ramscale overlooks all of lower Manhattan, the Hudson River, and New York Harbor. Located in the former home of Bell Labs, where Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell both worked, from sunrise to sunset, Ramscale offers romantic opportunities for weddings and sophisticated settings for corporate affairs.

Golf & Body

883 6th Avenue, New York, NY

New York City's premier private country club is Golf & Body. From corporate affairs to product launches, Golf & Body offers a country club feel in a busy Manhattan setting. Combing these two worlds, Golf & Body is the most unique setting for your private event.

Penn Plaza Pavilion

401 Seventh Avenue at 33rd Street, New York, NY

Featuring over 40,000 square feet of open space, the Penn Plaza Pavilion is perfect for your next trade show, conference, or even private affair. Conveniently located by Penn Station and Madison Square Garden, this space is easy to travel to and offers a wide range of custom event planning opportunities.

The Pennsy

2 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY

With over 16,000 square feet of combined indoor and outdoor space, the Pennsy is perfect for your next corporate function, product release, even weddings and social events. Let us host your private affair in the heart of Manhattan at the Pennsy.

Ukrainian Institute

2 E 79th Street, New York, NY

The Fletcher-Sinclair mansion has been home to the Ukrainian Institute of America since 1995 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977. Featuring beautiful woodwork and wonderful architectural details, step back in time and experience the true wonder of yesteryear during your private affair.

Central Park

New York, NY

As classic as it sounds, a Central Park affair is truly a "once in a lifetime" experience for the hosts and guests. From iconic gardens and pavilions, to bridges and waterways, there are many opportunities to find the perfect location to fit your desires. Events in Central Park feel worlds away from the hustle and bustle of New York City, all while enjoying the best of what Manhattan has to offer.


Wineries, farms, castles, and more. Upstate New York offers the best of the best and the Lessing's Off-Premise Catering Team is here to create the event of a lifetime.


Kindred Creeks Farm

8 Pleasant Ridge Rd, Poughquag, NY

Located in the Hudson Valley, Kindred Creeks Farm is the pinnacle of outdoor wedding venues in Hudson Valley. Rustic elegance is found here, from early spring through late fall, enjoy the beauty that is Kindred Creeks Farm


Home to many beautiful coastal towns and scenic venues, Connecticut has so much to offer when it comes to event spaces. Let our Off-Premise Catering Team create the event of a lifetime at your venue of choice in this wonderful state.


The Knowlton

305 Knowlton Street, Bridgeport, CT

Fairfield County's newest event space is The Knowlton. Three distinct rooms are unique and can seat up to 500 guests. Located on the water, this venue offers an industrial elegance that can be customized to your event.


Whether it be the North Shore or the South Shore, Long Island is known for its gorgeous scenery. We’re lucky enough to call this beautiful island home and privileged to know all the best places to host the most memorable events. From lavish weddings and corporate galas, to intimate dinners and private affairs, we are your Long Island experts.


The Bates House

1 Bates Road, Setauket, NY

Formerly a private residence, the Bates House is nestled within the Frank Melville Park and is available for private functions year-round. It is a perfect location for birthday parties, communion parties, retirement parties, small weddings, retreats, receptions, conferences, and reunions.

Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium

180 Little Neck Road, Centerport NY

The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium is one of Long Island's most historic locations along the North Shore. This sprawling 24 room Spanish-Revival mansion was once home to the great-grandson of Cornelious Vanderbilt and is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Stunning gardens, reflecting pools, and views of the Long Island sound make Vanderbilt Mansion the perfect location for weddings, corporate affairs, galas, and social events.

Parks and Picnics

Whether you're looking to host a corporate outing by the lake, or a family retreat under a pavilion, our New York State Parks system has much to offer when planning your private affair. From Nassau to Suffolk, we have the availability to organize your event at the park of your choice from the following locations: Heckscher State Park, Belmont Lake, Hempstead Lake, Valley Stream State Park, and Sunken Meadow State Park.


Eastern Long Island is home to such a beautiful landscape with incredible charm that is unparalleled anywhere else. If your eyes are set on the heart of wine country or at the farthest point east in Montauk, let us host your next affair in one of the most remarkable places in the tristate area.


The Boathouse Shelter Island

65 Menantic Road, Shelter Island, NY

This newly renovated 4,000 square foot space features over 200 feet of waterfront overlooking West Neck Harbor and offers incredible sunset views. Guests will enjoy open ceilings with exposed original beams and hardwood floors. Billy Joel used this property to record his "River of Dreams" album in 1993! The Boathouse Shelter Island is the perfect place for your East End event or wedding.

Brecknock Hall

1 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY

Brecknock Hall is a North Shore gem located in Greenport. Featuring sprawling manicured lawns, a patio for tented celebrations, 4 parlor rooms, private suites for both bride and groom, and space to accommodate up to 200 guests. Whatever the season, Brecknock Hall is the ideal setting for all of life's celebrations; weddings, corporate affairs, fundraisers and more.

Montauk Manor

236 Edgemere Street, Montauk, NY 11954

Montauk; one of the most romantic locations in the United States. Whether hosting a destination wedding, corporate retreat, or elegant gala, Montauk Manor is the perfect location for your affair. Built in 1925, the charm and elegance of this property is unparalleled in Montauk.

Parrish Art Museum

279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976

The Parrish Art Museum is one of the East End's most sought after event spaces. Having been named a "Top Venue in America" by Brides Magazine, this iconic South Fork location will truly impress any guest. From corporate affairs to elegant weddings, this spot can host it all.

Peconic River Herb Farm

2749 River Rd, Calverton, NY 11933

The Peconic River Herb Farm is a gem found on the North Shore of Long Island's East End. From shower's and corporate affairs, to large weddings and even art shows, this location is perfect for any event looking for a rustic setting. The riverfront lawn is perfect for ceremonies and the glass greenhouse is unique for the most intimate of gatherings.

Pindar Vineyards

37645 Main Rd (Rt 25) Peconic, NY

The Pindar Pavilion is quintessential Long Island. Surrounded by lush grass areas and the vineyard, there is no better place to host your vineyard wedding. Let our team take care of everything you'll need to have your event be memorable for every guest.

Salt Air Farm

1535 New Suffolk Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935

There is no place better to have a garden wedding than an Salt Air Farms. This farm dating back to the 1600's, is the perfect setting for your outdoor event. From intimate gatherings to grandiose weddings, the gardens will be ready for the event of a lifetime.

1760 Homestead Farm

5412 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901

This historic farm built in 1760, offers an idyllic and unique North Fork farm setting for your dream wedding or event. 1760 Homestead offers free-range eggs, pure raw honey, toxin free vegetables, beekeeping, Grape pie, honey, and multiple varieties of flowers. This charming farm is one of the best on the East End.