USHG Private Dining

Blue Smoke (Battery Park City) -
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Blue Smoke Battery Park City has a private dining room that can accommodate up to 25 guests for a seated lunch or dinner, or 35 for a standing reception, ideal for personal parties, corporate events and meetings for area businesses. 

Food Pitch: Blue Smoke celebrates the evolving American South and honors its culinary traditions. The food is soulful with a selection of smoked meats, fresh produce, and thoughtfully sourced ingredients

Contact:
Malysa Volpicelli, Director of Catering & Events
MVolpicelli@BlueSmoke.com
646.747.7584

Tips Accepted

Average Per Person Costs:

Brunch: $45
Lunch: $45
Dinner: $75

Capacities:

PDR: 25 (Se), 35 (St)
PDR + Front Dining Room: 50 (Se), 65 (St)
Full Restaurant: 85 (Se), 150 (St)

Links:

Website
PDR Kit
 

Blue Smoke (Flatiron) -
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Blue Smoke Flatiron's semi-private balcony overlooks the bustling dining room and the Family-Style Dining is designed to accommodate groups of 11 or more, with up to 34 seated or 45 standing.

Food Pitch: Blue Smoke celebrates the evolving American South and honors its culinary traditions. The food is soulful with a selection of smoked meats, fresh produce, and thoughtfully sourced ingredients.

Contact:
Malysa Volpicelli, Director of Catering & Events
MVolpicelli@BlueSmoke.com
646.747.7584

Tips Accepted

Average Per Person Costs:

Brunch: $45
Lunch: $45
Dinner: $75

Jazz Standard:

Lunch: $45
Dinner: $75 – does not include cover charge. 

Capacities:

Balcony: 34 (Se), 45 (St)
Back Dining Room: 55 (Se), 65 (St)

Full Restaurant: 140 (Se), 225 (St)
Jazz Standard: 100 (Se), 140 (St)

Links:

Website
PDR Kit

Gramercy Tavern (Gramercy) -
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Gramercy Tavern's Private Dining Room is an elegant and intimate space that can seat up to 22 people. The centerpiece of the room is a single, stately table crafted by Maine artisan Greg Lipton. Set beneath a wood-beamed ceiling and rustic chandeliers by Celeste Gainey, the table is complemented by early American antiques and art adorning the walls. Floral arrangements by Roberta Bendavid are also available.

Food Pitch: Executive Chef and Partner Michael Anthony’s menu consists of elegant dishes with a rustic influence that showcase the restaurant’s relationships with local farms and purveyors. Gramercy Tavern offers two distinct dining experiences: the Tavern and the Dining Room. The Tavern serves an à la carte menu in a casual, walk-in setting and a daily four-course tasting menu at dinner. The Dining Room serves à la carte and tasting menus at lunch and a selection of prix fixe tasting menus for dinner.

Contact:
Marci Haas, Director of Private Dining Sales
mhaas@ushgnyc.com
646.979.4274

Hospitality Included

Average Per Person Costs:

Lunch: $95-125
Dinner: $215-235

Capacities:

PDR: 22 (Se)
Full Restaurant: 85 (Se), 150 (St)

Links:

Website
PDR Kit

GreenRiver (Streeterville - Chicago)

With views of Lake Michigan and Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood, GreenRiver offers a variety of flexible dining spaces. Our Terrace offers stunning views for reception-style events, and our private dining room – Annex – is the perfect space for any occasion from business meetings to rehearsal dinners. For gatherings that do not require a fully private area, GreenRiver features two intimate group sections within the vibrant main dining room. The full restaurant is also available for buyouts, which include access to the Terrace.

Buyouts: GreenRiver and Annex at GreenRiver are available for partial and full buyouts.

Food Pitch:
GreenRiver is a Michelin-starred restaurant and bar that brings exceptional cocktails, modern Midwestern cuisine, and a beautiful outdoor terrace to Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood. Cocktails draw inspiration from the Irish Americans who helped transform Chicago into the mighty metropolis it is today, while Executive Chef Aaron Lirette’s menu offers new twists on simple, comforting American dishes and incorporates seasonal ingredients from local farms and purveyors.

Contact Information:
Anna Kowalski
Client Relations Manager
akowalski@unionsquareevents.com
312-472-6272

Tips Accepted

Average Per Person Costs:

Brunch: $40 - $50
Lunch: $45 - $55
Dinner: $85 - $125

Capacities

  • Terrace: 45
  • Annex (PDR): 22 (seated), 50 (standing)
  • The Landing (semi-private in MDR):
    20 (Se), 25 (st)
  • Communal Table (group dining in MDR – high top table): 18 (Se)
  • Full Restaurant Buyout: 80 (Se), 120 (St) – includes Terrace (weather dependent)

Links:

Website
PDR Kit
Terrace Kit

Maialino (Gramercy) -
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Overlooking beautiful Gramercy Park, our Private Dining Room is available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday through Friday, as well as brunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday.

Food Pitch: Inspired by the rustic cuisine of Rome’s distinct neighborhoods, Maialino is a trattoria reimagined for present day New York City, overlooking Gramercy Park. Chef Nick Anderer’s thoughtful Italian cuisine blends his passion for the Roman food tradition with a commitment to our local family of farmers and purveyors.

Contact:
Amanda Kehr, Private Dining Coordinator
akehr@maialinonyc.com
646.747.6610

Hospitality Included

Average Per Person Costs:

Breakfast/Brunch: $55
Lunch: $85
Dinner: $200

Capacities:

PDR: 24 (Se)
Full Restaurant: 120 (Se), 150 (St)

Links:

Website
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner | Brunch

Marta (Flatiron) -
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From private dinners to holiday champagne & pizza parties – and everything in between – Marta has a variety of private and semi-private spaces to accommodate groups of up to 150 guests.

The second floor of the Redbury Hotel also has a variety of event spaces; please contact Kristine (info below) to learn more.

Food Pitch: Inspired by a traditional Roman pizzeria – set in New York City – Marta features an energetic open kitchen with two wood-burning ovens churning thin, crackly-crusted pizzas and an open grill that celebrates the Italian tradition of cooking “alla brace” – over open embers. The menu is a blend of the classics as well as original inventions showcasing seasonal and local ingredients. The beverage menu includes an award-winning wine & champagne list, seasonal cocktails, and a beer list featuring Italian and local selections.

Contact:
Sam Lewis, Private Events Manager, Marta
slewis@martamanhattan.com
212.651.3800

Kristine Mallari, Catering & Events Manager, Redbury
kristine.mallari@sbe.com
212.651.3804

Hospitality Included

Average Per Person Costs:

Lunch: $42 (express), $57 (3 course), $69 (4 course) 
Dinner: $95

Capacities:

PDR: 18 (Se)
Mezzanine: 25 (Se), 35 (St)
Full Restaurant: 130 (Se), 200 (St)
Bar Marta: 60-80 (Se, depends on round vs. long table) 80 (St)

Terrace: 40 (Se) 60 (St)

Links:

Website
Dinner PDR kit
Lunch PDR kit
Brunch PDR kit

North End Grill (Battery Park City) - click for more information

North End Grill's newly constructed Private Dining Room is the perfect place for intimate celebrations, corporate gatherings, or parties. They offer a seasonal, prix-fixe menu tailored to your preferences. The room accommodates up to 18 seated and is available for lunch and dinner Monday through Friday and brunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday.

Food Pitch: North End Grill showcases Chef Eric Korsh's rustic, elemental French-inspired cooking infused with subtle smoke from the restaurant's wood-burning grills and mesquite charcoal ovens. The menu is complemented by a classic raw bar, house-made charcuterie, and seasonal produce from the restaurant's rooftop farm.

Contact:
Malysa Volpicelli,
Private Dining & Events Manager

MVolpicelli@BlueSmoke.com
646-747-7584

Hospitality Included

Average per Person Costs:

Lunch: $80
Dinner: $145

Capacities:

PDR: 18 (Se), 25 (St)
Full Restaurant: 110 (Se), 220 (St)

Links:

Website
PDR Kit

The Modern (Midtown) -
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Inspired by the Bauhaus movement, The Modern was created by architects Bentel & Bentel with design playing a major role in every aspect of the dining experience. Simple, elegant, and filled with light, the Private Dining Rooms offer views of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden at The Museum of Modern Art.

Food Pitch: The Modern features Chef Abram Bissell's refined, contemporary cooking in a beautifully bright and airy setting. The ever-evolving, seasonal menu is complemented by desserts from Pastry Chef Jiho Kim and an award-winning wine program led by Michaël Engelmann, Master Sommelier. The Modern holds two Michelin stars, a Three Star review in the New York Times, and four James Beard Awards.

Contact:
Heather Whitney,
Director of Special Events & Partnerships
hwhitney@themodernnyc.com
212.408.6641

Jesi Fabry, Special Events Manager
jfabry@themodernnyc.com
212.408.6605

Hospitality Included

Estimated Per Person Costs:

Lunch (all-in): $175
Dinner (all-in): $350

Capacities:

Full PDR: 64 (Se), 80 (St)
Half PDR: 24 (Se), 40 (St)
Full Restaurant Buyout: 150 (Se), 250 (St)

Links:

Website
PDR Kit

Porchlight (Chelsea) -
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Located on the ground floor of the Historic Waterfront New York Building, Porchlight is a beloved neighborhood haunt and cocktail destination on Manhattan’s West Side. Porchlight has three event spaces to choose from: the Porch fits 15 friends, the Game Room fits 45 friends, and the Whole Bar fits 150 friends!

Food Pitch: A New York bar with a Southern accent, Porchlight presents contemporary interpretations of the region’s rich drinks and food heritage. Porchlight blurs the line between cocktail bar and restaurant, treating food as thoughtfully and deliberately as the cocktails themselves. Delicious, sharable snacks such as house-made Smoked Beef Jerky and Boiled Peanut Hummus pair perfectly with the cocktail menu’s many categories including “Nerdy” late night experiments, “Guzzlers” that are hard to resist, “Sippers” for the spirit enthusiast, and “Classics” that re-imagine tried-and-true favorites.

Contact:
Victoria Durden, Events Assistant
vdurden@porchlightbar.com
212.981.6188

Tips Accepted

Average Per Person Costs:

Lunch: $29
Reception:
$76 - $100

Capacities:

Porch: 15 (St)
Game Room: 45 (St)
Full Restaurant: 150 (St)

Links:

Website
PDR Kit

Union Square Cafe (Gramercy) -
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Union Square Cafe, has been one America’s most beloved and acclaimed restaurants for more than 30 years. Executive Chef Carmen Quagliata’s fresh take on seasonal cuisine draws inspiration from the nearby Union Square Greenmarket as well as the food and wine culture of Italy, France, and Northern California. In its new home on 19th Street, Union Square Cafe embodies the heartfelt passion, commitment to seasonality, and generosity that has been the restaurant’s calling card since it opened in 1985. Designed by The Rockwell Group, Union Square Cafe’s new home preserves the restaurant’s signature charm, intimacy, and familiarity in a contemporary dining environment.

Contact:
Marci DeLozier Haas
mhaas@ushgnyc.com
646-979-4274

Hospitality Included

Capacities:

Alcove (semi-private): 8-12 (Se)
Park & Irving (full PDR): 32 (Se)
Full Restaurant Buyout: 90 (Se), 150(St)

Links:

Website

Untitled (Meatpacking) -
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Between the High Line and the Hudson River, Untitled occupies a vibrant, glass-enclosed space on the ground floor of the striking, Renzo Piano-designed Whitney Museum of American Art, integrating seamlessly with the sunny public plaza that it overlooks. In addition to offering full restaurant buyouts, Untitled is often able to accommodate large parties for group dining during their regular service, in the dining room or on the patio.   

Food Pitch: Untitled is a seasonal American restaurant, helmed by Chef Michael Anthony. Untitled represents the evolution of Chef Anthony’s quintessential style of American cooking over the past decade at Gramercy Tavern, confidently pared down to reflect the boldly creative environment of the museum it calls home.

Contact:
Suzanne Blezard,
Director of Catering & Events
sblezard@untitledatthewhitney.com
646-647-2492

Hung Nguyen, Catering & Events Coordinator
hnguyen@untitledatthewhitney.com
646.647.2492

Tips Accepted

Average Per Person Costs:

Lunch: $65-75*
Dinner: $65-85*

*Beverages additional

Capacities:

Group Dining: 25 (Se) (flexible, depending on day of the week and time)
Full Restaurant: 85 (Se), 120 (St) (more with patio, handled case by case)

Links:

Website
PDR Kit