City Spaces

May 2013

VIC & ANTHONY'S STEAKHOUSE

Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse features only the finest prime beef and fresh seafood, as well as an extensive wine list. For special events, the Boardroom allows for the most intimate of experience—accommodating up to 14 guests. The Lounge is the perfect spot for cocktails and dining for up to 50, while the Ballroom will hold up to 70 for a seated dinner and 120 for a cocktail reception. For more information, as well as private dining menus, click here. 233 Park Ave. S., btw E. 18th & E. 19th sts., 212,220.9200, vicandanthonys.com

SARDI'S RESTAURANT

Sardi's private dining facilities are available for corporate meetings, social gatherings and special events of all kinds. The Club Room, on the second floor, is a public dining facility that can be made into a private venue and is available for events of all kinds. With a newly renovated bar, this room has a lot of character, unbeatable ambiance and charm. The "Eugenia" Room, named after Eugenia Sardi, on the fourth floor, is the largest of the banquet rooms. It is a tribute to the woman whose recipes are still used in some of the restaurant's favorite dishes. 234 W. 44th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 212.221.8440, sardis.com

ROBERT

Robert, at the Museum of Art & Design, is a romantic and elegant setting for your wedding or special event. Enjoy expansive views of Columbus Circle & Central Park in a sexy and romantic atmosphere. The restaurant's culinary team creates seasonal menus with a modern twist on American cuisine. Come celebrate with Robert. 2 Columbus Circle., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212. 299.7730, robertnyc.com

(Photo Credit: Alan Batt)

 

CIRCLE LINE SIGHTSEEING CRUISES

Discover unparalleled views, delicious food, amazing fun and have the entire city skyline as your setting with a Circle Line Sightseeing cruise. For a special occasion or unique event, nothing beats the excitement of being on a yacht in the New York Harbor. Book your own private ship and unforgettable event today! Yachts may accommodate up to 600 passengers. Contact Katrina Rosado or Louis Gorbea atcharters@circleline42.com. Pier 83 & W. 42nd St., 888.988.9646, circleline42.com

CAFÉ ESPAÑOL

Diners can now experience Café Español's fine Spanish cuisine in the comfort of your home, work place and special event with the restaurant's new catering offering, Paella Party. The restaurant will provide sangria, a full staff, bartender, and chef to cook fresh paellas of your choice onsite. The restaurant can also provide set-up of tables, chairs, decorations, music, custom cakes and desserts. Events may also be held at the restaurant. Catering is available for events of 10 to 300 guests. For more information, call or email 646.584.2781, cafeespanolnyc@yahoo.com; or 516.225.4104, paellaparty@paellatogonyc.com. 172 Bleecker St., btw MacDougal & Sullivan sts., 212.505.0657, cafeespanol.com

BAR BOULUD | BOULUD SUD

Bar Boulud and Boulud Sud's three private dining rooms-Caviste, Vigneron and Sommelier-are available for private and business events in a style that reflects chef Daniel Boulud's spirit of hospitality and careful attention to detail. Reserve the rooms individually or in combination with the central reception area and its bar. Menus from either restaurant are available; offerings include selections of hot and cold passed hors d'oeuvres, charcuterie and cheese boards, custom tasting menus and more. For details, click here. Bar Boulud, 1900 Broadway, at W. 64th St., 212.595.0303,barboulud.com; Boulud Sud, 20 W. 64th St., btw Broadway & Central Park West, 212.595.1313, bouludsud.com

ALISON EIGHTEEN

Alison Eighteen, an exciting new brasserie/rotisserie, evoking 1920's Paris, specializes in custom-designed events-corporate or celebratory. The chic downstairs space, which comfortably accommodates 110 people seated and 175 standing, features its own bar, private bathrooms, a separate kitchen and elevator access. Other features include audio/visual equipment with an 80-inch flat-screen TV, separate iPod docking station and a baby grand piano. The chef offers customized menus to accommodate almost any budget and palate. The knowledgeable team ensures all events are just how envisioned, with full-service event planning and production, including flowers, from the first hello to the last good-bye. Inquiries for full restaurant buyouts for up to 250 to 300 people are welcome. 15 W. 18th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.366.1818, events@alisoneighteen.com,alisoneighteen.com

620 LOFT & GARDEN AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER®

620 Loft & Garden features extraordinary views of Fifth Avenue and St. Patrick's Cathedral from a manicured, historic garden. The private, customizable indoor and outdoor space accommodates 165 guests for a reception and 120 for a seated meal. Guests may experience the outdoor garden in any season; a tented section of the garden is offered year-round. The interior space is flooded with natural light from wall-to-wall windows overlooking the Prometheus statue, Rockefeller Plaza and the marquee of Radio City Music Hall. Entrance for 620 Loft & Garden is 620 Fifth Ave., on 50th St. For information, call 212.593.9499 or click here.

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

Companies are now able to host corporate functions within exclusive event spaces at the iconic Empire State Building. The world's most famous office building offers guests unparalleled panoramic views of the New York skyline and beyond. For more information, please email mmaasch@esbnyc.com. 350 Fifth Ave., at 34th St., esbnyc.comfacebook.com/empirestatebuilding and twitter.com/empirestatebldg

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