Tips from a Catering Diva

Welcome to Tips From a Catering Diva! As Executive Chef and Creative Director of Sweet Basil Catering & Events, much of my cooking is more formal for catered events, but I also enjoy preparing casual dinners at home when friends…

As Seen In ..

As seen in New York Weddings Magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings and Brides Magazine. Sweet Basil Catering is featured throughout the media for their showcase service and cuisine.


Brides Magazine asks Sweet Basil’s founder, Amy Aversa how to stay classy and cut costs on wedding bills. Amy’s expert advise helps readers “Trim the Fat Without Losing the Flavor.”

5 Tips to Avoid a Catering Disaster

It’s August. It’s hot, muggy, and everyone has left New York City for someplace a little cooler, calmer, and quieter. But soon enough, everyone will flood back into the city and the parties will pick up. Who knows, you may…

The Word Is Out

Sweet Basil’s food and presentation are creative and wonderful. Everything from set up to cleanup is perfect. They are such a pleasure to work with and are in my opinion NYC’s best catering company. Steven Schwartz, Chief Operating Officer, Hearst…