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Sweet Basil Catering

New York , NY
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233 West 77th Street
New York, NY 10024 US (map)

PHONE

646-368-1699

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ABOUT US

Sweet Basil Catering provides elegant and affordable wedding catering to the greater New York City area. Whether you are planning an intimate wedding for forty, or a wedding for three... Read more
Sweet Basil Catering provides elegant and affordable wedding catering to the greater New York City area. Whether you are planning an intimate wedding for forty, or a wedding for three hundred this full-service catering company can help create an unforgettable event.

From providing a unique and flavorful menu to floral decorations to event rentals - Sweet Basil Catering can do it all. They specialize in seasonally inspired menus with beautiful presentation and topnotch service. They can even create beautiful floral arrangements at a fraction of the cost from florists.

This New York catering company offers affordable services from flowers to wait staff, so you can relax and enjoy your event while they do all the work. Read less
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INFO FOR CATERING

What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres - Displayed, Hors d'oeuvres - Passed, Plated, Stations
What bar services do you provide?
Limited Bar, Open Bar
What alcohol services do you provide?
Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Premium Liquor, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American (New), American (Traditional), Asian, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Creole, French, German, Italian, Korean, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Pan-Asian, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
Do you accommodate dietary needs?
Gluten Free, No Pork, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What is your maximum catering capacity?
1000

REVIEWS

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Kassie
Wedding:
6/6/2014
5.0/5.0
The food is as if each meal were hand prepared by a chef in a restaurant. I honestly don't know how Amy (the owner) does it. This was an Indian-American wedding and everything from the veggie dishes to the fresh pasta, and of course the perfectly sized delectable desserts, was better than most meals I've ordered from fine dining, and she managed to feed over 100 people the same thing!! Her staff is happy and helpful (a welcomed surprise for catering) and as with a good hostess (which she was not but graciously acted the part as needed) Amy made certain that every detail was tended to to ensure the night ended with one happy bride and 100 happy bellies, which was absolutely the case!
The food is as if each meal were hand prepared by a chef in a restaurant. I honestly don't know how Amy (the owner) does Read more...
The food is as if each meal were hand prepared by a chef in a restaurant. I honestly don't know how Amy (the owner) does it. This was an Indian-American wedding and everything from the veggie dishes to the fresh pasta, and of course the perfectly sized delectable desserts, was better than most meals I've ordered from fine dining, and she managed to feed over 100 people the same thing!! Her staff is happy and helpful (a welcomed surprise for catering) and as with a good hostess (which she was not but graciously acted the part as needed) Amy made certain that every detail was tended to to ensure the night ended with one happy bride and 100 happy bellies, which was absolutely the case! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning
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Claire
Wedding:
6/6/2014
5.0/5.0
I was very comfortable with my daughter and my son in law's decision to use Sweet Basil Catering for their wedding. Amy was outstanding in helping them make decisions from set-up (even visiting the site with them), to the multicultural needs of all guests ( vegetarian and non vegetarian). The food was outstanding: passed hors d'oeuvres were scrumptious and beautifully presented by a smiling and informative staff. Dinner food stations were varied, colorful, extremely tasty and once again served to you by her staff. Bite sized deserts were passed including her suggestion to incorporate Indian sweets in the mix. All this added up to a wonderful evening and we have Sweet Basil Catering to thank for their contribution to the evening.
I was very comfortable with my daughter and my son in law's decision to use Sweet Basil Catering for their wedding. Amy Read more...
I was very comfortable with my daughter and my son in law's decision to use Sweet Basil Catering for their wedding. Amy was outstanding in helping them make decisions from set-up (even visiting the site with them), to the multicultural needs of all guests ( vegetarian and non vegetarian). The food was outstanding: passed hors d'oeuvres were scrumptious and beautifully presented by a smiling and informative staff. Dinner food stations were varied, colorful, extremely tasty and once again served to you by her staff. Bite sized deserts were passed including her suggestion to incorporate Indian sweets in the mix. All this added up to a wonderful evening and we have Sweet Basil Catering to thank for their contribution to the evening. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Meg
Wedding:
4/16/2013
5.0/5.0
Amy, the owner of Sweet Basil was amazing to work with. She has great taste, is a lovely person and runs a tight ship. She even did a pre event site visit with me to plan for all the logistics so that our wedding day would go smoothly. Sweet Basil's food is outstanding, much higher quality and more creative than typical catered fare. Amy was also very accommodating to alter the menu to suit our vegetarian and gulten-free guests. Amy's staff was great (not to mention, adorable!) and really went the extra mile for our guests. I would highly recommend Sweet Basil to anyone planning a wedding.
Amy, the owner of Sweet Basil was amazing to work with. She has great taste, is a lovely person and runs a tight ship. She Read more...
Amy, the owner of Sweet Basil was amazing to work with. She has great taste, is a lovely person and runs a tight ship. She even did a pre event site visit with me to plan for all the logistics so that our wedding day would go smoothly. Sweet Basil's food is outstanding, much higher quality and more creative than typical catered fare. Amy was also very accommodating to alter the menu to suit our vegetarian and gulten-free guests. Amy's staff was great (not to mention, adorable!) and really went the extra mile for our guests. I would highly recommend Sweet Basil to anyone planning a wedding. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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luvtowed
Wedding:
6/19/2010
5.0/5.0
Sweet Basil Catering catered my wedding and I feel like I won the lotto. It was a 2 part cocktail party with savory food first and then desserts afterward, passed and buffet style. Amy was patient, practical and helpful in all the planning. The service was amazing, it's like these guys were clairvoyant and anticipated my every wish, especially Chris, who is an amazing server. The food was impeccable, delicious, I'm still getting compliments and the clean up made everything so easy for our at home wedding. Just lovely.
Sweet Basil Catering catered my wedding and I feel like I won the lotto. It was a 2 part cocktail party with savory food Read more...
Sweet Basil Catering catered my wedding and I feel like I won the lotto. It was a 2 part cocktail party with savory food first and then desserts afterward, passed and buffet style. Amy was patient, practical and helpful in all the planning. The service was amazing, it's like these guys were clairvoyant and anticipated my every wish, especially Chris, who is an amazing server. The food was impeccable, delicious, I'm still getting compliments and the clean up made everything so easy for our at home wedding. Just lovely. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Rose
Wedding:
9/19/2009
5.0/5.0
When we began exploring our options for a caterer in NY we contacted at least thirty caterers for quotes and proposed menus. I was initially impressed by Amy as her price quotes for each category of costs (service, food, rentals etc) were close to or beat any quotes we got from the others. The other caterers were willing to lower their prices to at least match Amys but was so impressed by her upfront honesty in an industry that usually tries to rip off everyone. We were also impressed by her menu suggestions as we tried to incorporate our heritage into the menu (Korean for Bride and Irish for Groom).
Upon meeting Amy we were only impressed further. She had a settling sense of calm that immediately put us at ease given our extremely limited knowledge of what was required. As we gave her an idea of what we were looking to and our budget she assured us that she would be able to take care of everything (food, drinks, service, rentals, decoration etc) and within our budget. After the meeting she was instantly our favourite so decided to do set up a tasting with her. At this point we met with Amy and Jana (the decorator and assistant coordinator). The tasting went perfectly and we were also excited with Jana's ideas for the decor and decided to go with them.
Over the next 7 months in the build up to the big day Amy was very attentive and ensured that a couple small changes (and growing guest list) were easily adapted and we met with her and Jana at the studio loft where both the ceremony and reception would take place. Jana had great plans for the decoration of the loft and insisted that we contact her anytime, day or night, if we had wedding thoughts that we felt we had to discuss with her.
The day itself was absolutely perfect. I had always prepared myself with the expectation that nothing could be perfect and something would go wrong, so just hope its not major, I was wrong. Their hard work and professionalism showed on the day. The loft was beautifully decorated which everyone commented on. Jana was also able to prepare gorgeous bouquets and boutonnieres. The food was magnificent (we had a buffet), again everyone commenting how fantastic it was. Despite the having nearly 100 people to prepare food for, both our salmon and beef filet were perfectly cooked. We also had appetizers (which unfortunately we missed) which were said to be delicious and a cupcake cake which was both delicious and beautiful.
The entire night passed without a hitch. Jana was always on hand to ensure that we cut the cake at the appropriate time, that everything was going as planned, without once seeming in any way intrusive. We honestly could not have been happier with their contribution to the day and are just thankful of how lucky we were to end up with Amy. We are delighted to have to opportunity to recommend Amy and her team as a thank you for the quality of their work.
When we began exploring our options for a caterer in NY we contacted at least thirty caterers for quotes and proposed Read more...
When we began exploring our options for a caterer in NY we contacted at least thirty caterers for quotes and proposed menus. I was initially impressed by Amy as her price quotes for each category of costs (service, food, rentals etc) were close to or beat any quotes we got from the others. The other caterers were willing to lower their prices to at least match Amys but was so impressed by her upfront honesty in an industry that usually tries to rip off everyone. We were also impressed by her menu suggestions as we tried to incorporate our heritage into the menu (Korean for Bride and Irish for Groom).
Upon meeting Amy we were only impressed further. She had a settling sense of calm that immediately put us at ease given our extremely limited knowledge of what was required. As we gave her an idea of what we were looking to and our budget she assured us that she would be able to take care of everything (food, drinks, service, rentals, decoration etc) and within our budget. After the meeting she was instantly our favourite so decided to do set up a tasting with her. At this point we met with Amy and Jana (the decorator and assistant coordinator). The tasting went perfectly and we were also excited with Jana's ideas for the decor and decided to go with them.
Over the next 7 months in the build up to the big day Amy was very attentive and ensured that a couple small changes (and growing guest list) were easily adapted and we met with her and Jana at the studio loft where both the ceremony and reception would take place. Jana had great plans for the decoration of the loft and insisted that we contact her anytime, day or night, if we had wedding thoughts that we felt we had to discuss with her.
The day itself was absolutely perfect. I had always prepared myself with the expectation that nothing could be perfect and something would go wrong, so just hope its not major, I was wrong. Their hard work and professionalism showed on the day. The loft was beautifully decorated which everyone commented on. Jana was also able to prepare gorgeous bouquets and boutonnieres. The food was magnificent (we had a buffet), again everyone commenting how fantastic it was. Despite the having nearly 100 people to prepare food for, both our salmon and beef filet were perfectly cooked. We also had appetizers (which unfortunately we missed) which were said to be delicious and a cupcake cake which was both delicious and beautiful.
The entire night passed without a hitch. Jana was always on hand to ensure that we cut the cake at the appropriate time, that everything was going as planned, without once seeming in any way intrusive. We honestly could not have been happier with their contribution to the day and are just thankful of how lucky we were to end up with Amy. We are delighted to have to opportunity to recommend Amy and her team as a thank you for the quality of their work. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Flowers, Rentals & Photobooths
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Francine
Wedding:
7/18/2009
5.0/5.0
Outstanding in every way...

Amy and Jana provided the catering and decor for our Flatiron District wedding this past July, and they exceeded all of our expectations. They were professional, creative, flexible and focused on making our day as special as possible. Throughout the planning process, they were excited by the possibilities, and we were excited they were excited. There was never any point where we had second thoughts about our vendor choice, and now looking back, we can honestly say that our trust in them was spot on. The decor for our loft space was phenomenal, simple yet stunning, the floral arrangements including the wedding bouquet were creative, unique and beautifully executed, the food was excellent (actually much better than the tasting) and their service staff was professional, friendly and funny throughout the entire evening. Many of our guests also commented how amazing it all was.

In the absence of a rating for "Phenomenal", we're forced to settle for their rating...Exceptional; Highly Recommended
Outstanding in every way...

Amy and Jana provided the catering and decor for our Flatiron District wedding this Read more...
Outstanding in every way...

Amy and Jana provided the catering and decor for our Flatiron District wedding this past July, and they exceeded all of our expectations. They were professional, creative, flexible and focused on making our day as special as possible. Throughout the planning process, they were excited by the possibilities, and we were excited they were excited. There was never any point where we had second thoughts about our vendor choice, and now looking back, we can honestly say that our trust in them was spot on. The decor for our loft space was phenomenal, simple yet stunning, the floral arrangements including the wedding bouquet were creative, unique and beautifully executed, the food was excellent (actually much better than the tasting) and their service staff was professional, friendly and funny throughout the entire evening. Many of our guests also commented how amazing it all was.

In the absence of a rating for "Phenomenal", we're forced to settle for their rating...Exceptional; Highly Recommended Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Flowers, Rentals & Photobooths
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Samara
Wedding:
11/9/2008
5.0/5.0
This caterer was AMAZING!! They catered our wedding in November on CPW. They had great food and service--and Amy was so nice and easy to work with.
This caterer was AMAZING!! They catered our wedding in November on CPW. They had great food and service--and Amy was so Read more...
This caterer was AMAZING!! They catered our wedding in November on CPW. They had great food and service--and Amy was so nice and easy to work with. Read less
Services Used: Catering

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