Great Performances

WEDDING CATERING SERVICES

Toast Happiness, Celebrate Family, Delight Guests

From bridal showers to wedding ceremonies and receptions to anniversary events, our wedding catering planners turn the dream into reality.

Whether your vision is traditional or redefines tradition, if you want a small, intimate event or a large, extravagant celebration, our unparalleled attention to detail ensures a flawless event.

We are proud to announce that Great Performances has been selected as a 2019 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families, and wedding guests on The Knot.

New York Catering & Events the Knot Winner
Award Winning Wedding Caterer NY
New York Catering & Events Wedding Hall of Fame

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WEDDING CATERING SERVICES FAQs

Lead time for events varies depending on a variety of considerations including location, venue, size and scope. Most couples book us at least a year in advance so they can secure their preferred venue and date. We do prefer at least two weeks’ notice, but can accommodate more urgent requests.

When working with Great Performances, your event director and / or assistant event director will be onsite during your wedding. We oversee all the catering details including room set up, food preparation, and service staff, to ensure that everything meets your specifications.

We do require that you hire a day-of coordinator to oversee the wedding details. This coordinator would be in charge of the non-catering wedding logistics including your guests, attendants, DJ and the photographer.

Yes! We encourage couples to provide their own wedding cake. There are so many expert bakers that we admire and can recommend. We do handle cake and cake service at no additional fee.

We believe every guest, regardless of their dietary preferences, should have food choices that are innovative, delicious and exciting. For example, our vegetarian dishes, many of which are also vegan, exclude the most common allergens, making them an excellent option for a wide variety of guests. We also have partners that can help provide specialized meals including halal and kosher meals.

Great Performances can cater weddings at any venue that allows for off-premise catering services. We have extensive experience in off-premise catering and can accommodate a variety of menus, service styles and preferences.

Safety has always been a priority at Great Performances. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, we have enhanced our sanitation and safety protocols on top of our existing stringent Department of Health procedures. For details, click here.

Great Performances provides full catering services, including all food, beverage and staffing services.

We are licensed to serve alcohol and, for venues where we do not hold a permanent liquor permit, we can apply for special event liquor permits as each event requires.

We can customize a beverage solution for your event, including water, juice and soda stations; juice and smoothie bars; coffee stations and bars; beer, wine and alcohol stations; and cocktail bars.

To help make your event even more special, we can create custom cocktails and mocktails to suit your tastes.

Great Performances provides full beverage services including procuring and serving alcoholic beverages.

There are situations in which clients would like to provide their own alcohol, but due to licensing, venue and other restrictions, we would have to consider on an individual case basis.

Great Performances is able to accommodate a wide range of service styles. At all times, we observe the highest levels of sanitation and safety to ensure the health and well-being of our clients, guests and staff.

The four major ways to serve a meal are sit down, buffet, passed dishes, and family style and we are constantly coming up with new, innovative solutions to meet current needs.

Our planners will work with you to customize a menu specificially for your event. During the planning process, we’ll ask for information including number of guests, service style preferences, dietary preferences, taste preferences and more to create your menu.

Yes, we have partnered up with some incredible wedding venues that offer garden weddings, and rooftop weddings. Some of those partners include:

Great Performances can also cater at outdoor wedding venues that do not have an exclusive catering partnership but who allow outside catering vendors.

Great Performances can cater weddings across the New York tri state area including the five boroughs, The Hamptons, Westchester County, the Hudson Valley, and New Jersey. We have relationships with hundreds of venues and can even cater at your home.

Event costs vary depending a wide variety of factors including venue, service style, menu selections, staffing requirements, rental equipment needed and design requests. We work closely with our clients to meet their budget goals.

We are licensed to serve alcohol and, for venues where we do not hold a permanent liquor permit, we can apply for special event liquor permits as each event requires.

We can customize a beverage solution for your event, including water, juice and soda stations; juice and smoothie bars; coffee stations and bars; beer, wine and alcohol stations; and cocktail bars.

To help make your event even more special, we can create custom cocktails and mocktails to suit your tastes.

Our proposals will include food, beverage, staffing and equipment rental charges. Equipment rentals include furniture, plates and decorations and are delivered by a third party vendor who we manage on your behalf. Our event team can help guide rental selections to fit your theme and event.

Additionally, we have an in-house design team who can provide custom event design including signage, floral arrangements, tablescapes, custom service equipment and more at an additional fee.

We are happy to provide catering services for weddings of all sizes. Our dedicated event planners provide an unmatched level of commitment and service and work with the couple and/or planner from initial inquiry through planning and until the final guest departs the event.

Tastings are typically held after the contract has been finalized. This ensures that we have the established elements of the event fully realized, including theme, estimated guest count, and preferences before we design a tasting. Any costs associated with a tasting are used as a down payment towards the event deposit.

Since 1979, Great Performances Catering has prided itself in its safety measure, and during this time we implemented even stricter safety measures so that we can guarantee your safety and the safety of your guests. You can read about it in detail here.

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