Elevated Catering
New York City Events

Sweet Basil is a premier full-service catering company in NYC offering seasonal cuisine & top-notch service for stress-free corporate events, cocktail parties & special occasions.

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Welcome to Sweet Basil

NYC Catering

If you’re seeking an elegant, seamless & worry-free
catered event in New York City, we’ve got you covered! We create remarkable experiences for both private & corporate events by offering high quality food together with warm & personalized service.

We call it “down-to-earth luxury” catering.

Sweet Basil is honored to be recognized as
one of the best catering companies in New York.
And, as full-service caterers since 2008,
we can handle all aspects of your event-food &
beverage service, staffing & equipment.


Our catering menus are crafted with care in the heart of New York City. The Sweet Basil food philosophy is simple: we use the freshest seasonal ingredients to create delicious & beautifully presented food that’ll wow your guests. From delicious canapes to decadent desserts, our menus are customizable to fit any occasion.

And we happily cater to a variety of dietary preferences, ensuring that all of your guests are taken care of. So relax and enjoy your event, and let us take care of the menu – we promise it’ll be an experience you won’t forget.

Corporate Events

Here in NYC, catering for business events requires a high level of attention, creativity & professionalism. At Sweet Basil, that’s what we excel at. With nearly twenty years of experience catering events for top luxury brands & Fortune 500 companies, we know the importance of producing a successful event that your company will be proud of.

Special Occasions

Meaningful celebrations deserve nothing less than the best catering New York City has to offer. Whether it’s a milestone birthday party, an engagement celebration, or a baby shower, the Sweet Basil team will work closely with you to plan & deliver a flawless event.

We understand that no two events are the same, which is why we don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to catering. From gourmet hors d’oeuvres to stunning grazing stations, we love to add personal touches to make your event special.

Our Secret Sauce

Stellar Service

The Sweet Basil team provides service unlike any other New York catering company. Our hand picked staff of experienced professionals arrives on time, ready to serve you.

But experience has little value without a great attitude. Our team members are courteous and kind, always greeting your guests with a smile. They’re there to make sure your everyone feels welcomed and taken care of throughout the entire event.

And to ensure that everything runs smoothly, you’ll have a dedicated Event Captain to oversee the entire process. They’ll work closely with you to make sure all of your needs and preferences are taken care of. From setting up tables and chairs to keeping track of the timeline, our catering team will handle all of the details so you don’t have to.

Plan your event in three steps.​

Step 1

Click “Get Started” below & fill out our contact form, email us or call us to let us know about your event.

Step 2

A Sweet Basil coordinator will get back to you right away to gather all the juicy details of your function.

Step 3

We’ll send you a proposal with food & beverage options, staffing, & an itemized cost summary. We’ll work with you to make adjustments as necessary so that you’re completely satisfied.

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From our clients ​

Sweet Basil Catered our awards luncheon event with Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi. Amy, the owner, was so helpful from the get-go and we loved her natural tie-in to our female-founded/empowerment brand mission. She and her team were very detailed oriented and made sure everything flowed perfectly. The event captain, Ryan, was fantastic and super attentive, and the food turned out amazing.

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Learn more about our catering services!

Absolutely! We cater to various dietary restrictions, including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and more. Just let us know your specific needs and we’ll do our best to create a customized menu for you.

Our people! Our woman-owned company is made up of a small team of talented individuals who are passionate about hospitality & service. Plus, we limit the number of events we cater on a given day so that we can deliver the best possible experience for our clients.

We cater events ranging in size from thirty to three hundred guests.

Yes. You can provide wine, beer, liquor and non-alcoholic beverages if you like, and our bartenders can serve it. We don’t charge a corkage fee.

We recommend booking one to two months out, however, we do our best to accommodate short-notice events depending on our schedule.

Yes. We primarily cater in Manhattan, but we also service Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.