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Catering Menus

Experience some of the most sophisticated catering for your event. All menus at The Benjamin are curated by Food Network Chef Geoffrey Zakarian, known for his inventive culinary styling.

Lunch To-Go

Must be consumed off property, sandwich count must be provided in advance - $80 per person

Sandwiches Choice of Two
  • Steak Sandwich Horseradish, Arugula, Caramelized Onions, Roasted Tomato
  • Chicken Caesar Wrap
 Parmesan, Romaine
  • Caprese Panini
 Tomato, Fresh Mozarella, Basil
  • Turkey Club 
Roasted Turkey, Bacon, Romaine Lettuce, Tomato
All Boxed Lunches are Served With

NTL Slaw Salad
House Made Cookies
Inidividual Bag of Chips
Bottled Water

Soup, Salad, & Sandwich
Sandwiches Choice of Three
  • Herbed Grilled Chicken 
Avocado, Cheddar Cheese on Whole Wheat
  • Roasted Vegetable Sandwich 
Zucchini, Eggplant, Hummus, Baguette
  • Chicken Caesar Wrap
 Parmesan, Romaine
  • Caprese Panini
 Tomato, Fresh Mozarella, Basil, Baguette
  • Turkey Club 
Roasted Turkey, Bacon, Romaine Lettuce, Tomato, Sourdough
  • Cuban Sandwich
 Slow Roasted Pork, House Made Pickles, Mustard, Aioli, Gruyere, Toasted Brun
  • Steak Sandwich
 Horseradish, Arugula, Caramelized Onions, Roasted Tomato
  • Off the Griddle Falaffel Red Cabbage, Harissa Yogurt, Cucumbers, Pita Pocket
  • Tuna Salad Sandwich
 Sicilian Capers, Red Onion, Parsley, Japanese Mayo, Brioche Bun
Soups & Salads Choice of Two
  • Lentil Soup Beluga Lentils, Tuscan Kale, Sherry Vinaigrette
  • Butternut Squash Soup
 Pepitas, Fried Sage, Pumpkin Oil
  • Market Salad 
Local Lettuce, Shaved Seasonal Vegetables, Shallot Champagne Vinaigrette
  • Caesar Salad
 Romaine, Parmesan, Crouton
  • Endive Salad Red & White Belgian Endives, Asian Pears, Blue CHeese, Pistachios, Vinaigrette
  • Kale Salad 
Carrot, Radish, Peccorino Cheese, Banyuls Vinaigrette
  • Beet Salad 
Orange, Watercress, Walnuts, Garlic Creme Fraiche
  • Cold Pasta Salad
 Roasted Tomato, Feta, Balsamic Basil
  • Peruvian Red Quinoa Salad 
Seasonal Vegetables, Herb Dressing
  • Green Market Potato Salad Mustard Aioli, Chives, Crispy Shallots
Classic Midtown Luncheon

Please make selections from the Classic Midtown Lunch Menus. If you would like to add an additional choice of starter or entree, please add $20 per each selection

Classic Lunch

Selection of 1 started, 1 Classic entree, 2 sides and 1 dessert

Seated $105 / Buffet $95
Premium Lunch

Selection of 1 starter, 2 classic or premium entrees, 2 sides and 2 desserts

Seated $125 / Buffet $115
Deluxe Lunch

Selection of 2 starters, 2 classic or premium entrees, 2 sides and 2 desserts

Seated $135 / Buffet $125
Classic Entrees
  • Troffie Pasta Mushroom Ragu, Aged Pecorino
  • Roasted Chicken Breast Charred Lemon Jus
  • Grilled Chicken Herbs du Provence
  • Grilled Faroe Island Salmon Citrus Sauce
  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin Onion & Mustard Jus
  • Flat Iron Steak Chimichurri Sauce
Premium Entrees
  • Red Snapper Saffron Sauce
  • Mediterranean Branzino Pesto Verde Sauce
  • Sirloin Steak Hen of the Woods Mushroom Sauce
Soup & Salads
  • Lentil Soup Beluga Lentils, Tuscan Kale, Sherry Vinaigrette
  • Butternut Squash Soup Pepitas, Fried Sage, Pumpkin Oil
  • Market Salad 
Local Lettuce, Shaved Seasonal Vegetables, Shallot Champagne Vinaigrette
  • Caesar Salad
 Romaine, Parmesan, Crouton
  • Endive Salad Red & White Belgian Endives, Asian Pears, Blue CHeese, Pistachios, Vinaigrette
  • Kale Salad 
Carrot, Radish, Peccorino Cheese, Banyuls Vinaigrette
  • Beet Salad 
Orange, Watercress, Walnuts, Garlic Creme Fraiche
  • Cold Pasta Salad
 Roasted Tomato, Feta, Balsamic Basil
  • Peruvian Red Quinoa Salad 
Seasonal Vegetables, Herb Dressing
  • Green Market Potato Salad Mustard Aioli, Chives, Crispy Shallots
Sides
  • Grilled Asparagus
  • Crispy Brussel Sprouts
  • Roasted Baby Sweet Carrots
  • Roasted Fingerling Potato
  • Yukon Gold Potato Puree
  • Broccoli Rabe
  • Polenta
  • Himalayan Red Rice
  • Roasted Cauliflower
Desserts
  • Ricotta Cheesecake Blueberry Compote, Candied Pistachio
  • Milk Chocolate Mousse Devil's Food Cake, Fresh Berries
  • Tahitian Vanilla Creme Brulee Fruit Compote
  • Apple Pie Cinnamon, Creme Anglaise
  • House Made Cookies & Brownies Served Family Style
Beverages
  • Freshly Brewed Zakarian Blend Coffee Regular & Decaf
  • Le Palais des Thes Tea Assorted Selections
Three Course Dinners

If you would like to add an additional choice of Starter or Entrée please add $20 per Each Selection

Classic Dinner

Selection of One Starter, One Classic Entree, Two Sides & One Dessert

Seated $120 / Buffet $100
Premium Dinner

Selection of One Starters, Two Classic or Premium Entrées, Two Sides & Two Desserts

Seated $140 / Buffet $120
Deluxe Dinner

Selection of Two Starters, Two Classic or Premium Entrées, Two Sides & Two Desserts

Seated $150/ Buffet $135
Four Course

If you would like to add an additional choice of Starter or Entrée please add $20 per Each Selection

Petite Grand Dinner

Choice of First & Second course from the Starter Selection, 2 Entrées from the Classic & Premium menus, and 2 Desserts

$175 per person
Grand Dinner

Personalized green market menu created by the executive chef

$250 per person
Menu Enhancements
Canapes to Start

Start your seated dinner with 30 minutes of passed canapes, choose three selections from the canape reception package

$20 per person
Dining Menu
Starters
  • Lentil Soup Beluga Lentils, Tuscan Kale, Sherry Vinaigrette
  • Butternut Squash Soup Pepitas, Fried Sage, Pumpkin Oil
  • Market Salad Local Lettuce, Shaved Seasonal Vegetables, Shallot Champagne Vinaigrette
  • Caesar Salad Romaine, Parmesan, Crouton
  • Endive Salad Red & White Belgian Endives, Asian Pears, Blue Cheese, Pistachios, Vinaigrette
  • Kale Salad Carrot, Radish, Pecorino Cheese, Banyuls Vinaigrette
  • Beet Salad Orange, Watercress, Walnuts, Garlic Crème Fraiche
  • Cold Pasta Salad Roasted Tomato, Feta, Balsamic Basil
  • Peruvian Red Quinoa Salad Seasonal Vegetables, Herb Dressing
  • Green Market Potato Salad Mustard Aioli, Chives, Crispy Shallots
Classic Entrees
  • Troffie Pasta Mushroom Ragu, Aged Pecorino
  • Roasted Chicken Breast Charred Lemon Jus
  • Grilled Chicken Herbs du Provence
  • Grilled Faroe Island Salmon Citrus Sauce
  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin Onion & Mustard Jus
  • Flat Iron Steak Chimichurri Sauce
Premium Entrees
  • Red Snapper Saffron Sauce
  • Mediterranean Branzino Pesto Verde Sauce
  • Sirloin Steak Hen of the Woods Mushroom Sauce
  • Roasted Duck a l’Orange
Sides
  • Grilled Asparagus
  • Crispy Brussel Sprouts
  • Roasted Baby Sweet Carrots
  • Roasted Fingerling Potato
  • Yukon Gold Potato Puree
  • Broccoli Rabe
  • Polenta
  • Himalayan Red Rice
  • Roasted Cauliflower
Dessert
  • Ricotta Cheesecake Blueberry Compote, Candied Pistachio
  • Milk Chocolate Mousse Devil’s Food Cake, Fresh Berries
  • Tahitian Vanilla Crème Brulee Fruit Compote
  • Apple Pie Cinnamon, Creme Anglaise
  • House Made Cookies & Brownies Served Family Style
Beverages
  • Freshly Brewed Zakarian Blend Coffee Regular & Decaf
  • Le Palais des Thes Tea Assorted Selections
Beverage Breaks

$25 Per Person for 2 Hours / $40 Per Person for 4 Hours / $60 Per Person for 8 Hours

Coffee Break
  • Freshly Brewed Zakarian Blend Coffee Regular & Decaf
  • Le Palais des Thes Tea Assorted Selections
Refresher Break
  • Assorted Soft Drinks Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale
  • Spindrift Craft Sparkling Water Seasonal Flavors
  • Bottled Flat and Mineral Water San Pellegrino & Acqua Panna
Beverages on Consumption
  • Assorted Sodas Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale - $8
  • Individual Flat and Mineral Water 250mL, San Pellegrino & Acqua Panna - $7
  • Large Flat and Mineral Water 750mL, San Pellegrino & Acqua Panna - $12
  • Spindrift Craft Sparkling Water Seasonal Flavors - $8
Small Bites

$32 per person for 1 Choice / $40 per person for 2 Choices / $48 per person for 3 Choices

  • Fresh Fruit Salad Melon, Berries, Citrus, Ginger
  • Fruit & Yogurt Parfait Seasonal Fruit, House Made Granola
  • Bread Pudding Bites Honey Crisp Apple Jam
  • House Made Breads Lemon Poppy, Carrot, Nutella Banana Walnut
  • House Made Beignets Caramel Sauce
  • New York Soft Pretzels Truffle Cheddar Dip & Spicy Mustard
  • Artisanal Cheese Board Dried Fruit, Quince, Tomato Jam, Grilled Bread
  • Crudite Raw Vegetables, Assorted Dips, Baba Ghanoush, House Made Hummus, Toasted Pita
  • Charcuterie Chef’s Choice
  • Sweet & Salty North Fork Potato Chips, That's It Natural Fruit Bars, Snyders Pretzels, Kind Energy Bars
Freshly Brewed Zakarian Blend Coffee

Regular & Decaf

Le Palais Des Thés tea

Assorted Selections

Specialty Break Packages
Little Italy

Trio of House Made Stromboli
Parmesan Cheese Straws
San Marzano Dipping Sauce
Zakarian Blend Coffee & Le Palais Des Thes Tea

$45 Per Person for up to 2 Hours
Afternoon Tea

Scones, French Macaroons, Petite Chocolates
Assorted Soft Drinks and Iced Tea
Freshly Brewed La Colombe Coffee, & Le Palais Des Thés Tea

Going Nuts

Make your own trail mix
Dried fruit, Assorted Nuts, Milk & Dark Chocolate
Assorted Sodas, Craft Sparkling Waters and Iced Teas

$35 Per Person for up to 2 Hours
Beer and Wine Bar

$30 Per Person for 1 Hour $15 Per Person for each additional hour

Wine

House Red & White Wine, House Prosecco

Beer

Heineken, Amstel Light, Brooklyn Lager, Capt. Lawrence IPA

Midtown Bar

$42 per person for 1 hour. $18 per person for each additional hour. Bartender fee is $175 (1 per 50 guests)

  • Wine House Red & White Wine, House Prosecco
  • Beer Heineken, Amstel Light, Brooklyn Lager, Capt. Lawrence IPA
  • Absolut Vodka Ahus, Sweden
  • Beefeater Gin London, UK
  • Old Forester Bourbon Shively, Kentucky
  • Bacardi Superior Cantano, Puerto Rico
  • Olmeca Altos Blanco Jalisco, Mexico
  • Dewars' White Label Aberfeldy, Scotland
  • Canadian Club Classic Windsor, Canada
  • Mixers Assorted Sodas, Juices & Mixers
Park Avenue Bar

$48 per person for 1 hour. $20 per person for each additional hour. Bartender fee is $175 (1 per 50 guests)

  • Wine House Red & White Wine, House Prosecco
  • Beer Heineken, Amstel Light, Brooklyn Lager, Capt. Lawrence IPA
  • Grey Goose Picardy, France
  • Bombay Sapphire Whitchurch, UK
  • Knob Creek Bourbon Clermont, Kentucky
  • Bacardi Ocho Cantano, Puerto Rico
  • Casamigos Silver Jalisco, Mexico
  • Glenmorangie Scotch Ross-Shire, Scotland
  • Crown Royal Manitoba, Canada
  • Mixers Assorted Sodas, Juices & Mixers
A la Carte Wines
Champagne & Sparkling
  • Bisol Jeio Glera, Prosecco DOC, Treviso, Veneto $55
  • Frerejean Freres '1 ER CRU' Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Avize, Champagne, France $85
  • Lacourte Godbillon 1er Cru 'Terroirs D'Ecueil' Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Ecueil, Montagne de Reims, France $91
  • Ferrari Rose Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Trento DOC, Trentino, Italy $82
White Wine
  • Villa Sparina Cortese, Gavi di Gavi, Monterotondo, Piedmont, Italy $58
  • Jordan Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, California $89
  • Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand $60
  • Cantina Lavis Pinot Grigio, Trentino DOC, Trentino, Italy $58
  • Bedell Vineyards Viognier, North Fork, Long Island, New York $58
  • Domaine Pelle 'Morogues', Menetou-Salon, Loire $62
  • Olivier Leflaive Les Setilles Chardonnay, Bourgogne, Puligny-Montrachet, Cote de Beaune Burgundy, France $66
Red Wines
  • Dry Creek Vineyards 'Heritage Vines' Zinfadel, Dry Creek, California $70
  • Bethel Heights Estate Pinot Noir, Eola-Amity Hills, Oregon $87
  • Flechas de los Andes Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina $68
  • La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Reserva 2014 Tempranillo, Rioja Alta $58
  • Roberto Voerzio 'Vigneti' Cerrato Barbera D'Albe, Piedmont, Italy $74
  • Decoy by Duckhorn Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma, California $68
  • Tenuta Guado Al Tasso Il Bruciato Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah $82
  • Paul Jaboulet Aine Syrah, Northern Rhone, France $70
Rose & Orange Wine
  • Chateau D'Esclans Whispering Angel Grenache, Cote de provence, France $68
  • Quivira Grenache, Counoise, Dry Creek Valley, California $66
  • 2Naturkinder (Orange Wine) Silvaner, Baccus, Muller Thurgau, Franken, Germany $68
The NTL Continental

$60 Per Person for 2 Hours

  • Assorted Breakfast Pastry Croissant, Muffins, Danish, Assorted Jams, Butter
  • Fresh Fruit Salad Melon, Berries, Citrus, Ginger
  • New York Bagels Assorted House Made Cream Cheese
  • Freshly Squeezed Juices Orange, Grapefruit
  • Freshly Brewed Zakarian Blend Coffee Regular & Decaf
  • Le Palais Des Thés Tea Assorted Selection
Breakfast Buffet Enhancements
  • Smoked Salmon Capers and red onion - $14 per person
  • Smoked Applewood Bacon $8 Per Person
  • Country Sausage $6 Per Person
  • Chicken Sausage $7 Per Person
  • Hot Oatmeal $10 Per Person
  • Cheese Plate with Jams $10 per person
  • Scrambled Eggs $12 per person
  • Fruit & Yogurt Parfait Seasonal Fruit, Granola - $8 per person
  • Individual Yogurts $6 Per Person
  • Individual Cereals $6 Per Person
The NTL Breakfast Buffet

$80 Per Person for 2 Hours. Home Fried Potatoes or Vegetable Hash Included

  • Assorted Breakfast Pastry Croissant, Muffins, Danish, Assorted Jams, Butter
  • Fresh Fruit Salad Pineapple, Melon, Berries, Fresh Mint
  • New York Bagels Assorted House Made Cream Cheese
  • Freshly Squeezed Juices Orange, Grapefruit
  • Freshly Brewed Zakarian Blend Coffee & Le Palais Des Thés Tea Assorted Selection
Entree Choice of Two
  • Scrambled Eggs Cheddar Cheese, Chives
  • The NTL Breakfast Sandwich Scrambled Eggs, Cheddar, Bacon, Pickled Red Onions
  • Breakfast Quiche Seasonal Vegetables, Vermont Goat Cheese
  • Brioche French Toast Roasted Seasonal Fruit, Maple Syrup
  • Steak & Egg Bearnaise
  • Breakfast Favorites Smoked Applewood Bacon & Country Sausage
  • Buttermilk Pancakes Fresh Berry Compote
  • Egg White Wrap Scrambled Eggs, Avocado, Cheddar Cheese on a Tortilla Wrap
  • Hot Oatmeal Dried Fruit, Hazelnut, Brown Sugar
  • Corn Tomato Salsa Wrap Black Beans, Avocado, Chard Tomato Salsa (vegan)
The NTL Seated Breakfast

$90 per person for 2 hours

Assorted Breakfast Pastry Served Family Style

Croissants, Muffins, Danish, Assorted Jams, Butter

Starter Choice of One
  • Fresh Fruit Salad Pineapple, Melon, Berries, Fresh Mint
  • New York Bagels Assorted House Made Cream Cheese
  • Hot Oatmeal Dried Fruit, Hazelnut, Brown Sugar
  • Freshly Squeezed Juices Orange, Grapefruit
  • Freshly Brewed Zakarian Blend Coffee & Le Palais Des Thés Tea Assorted Selection
Entree Choice of Two
  • Scrambled Eggs Cheddar Cheese, Chives
  • The NTL Breakfast Sandwich Scrambled Eggs, Cheddar, Bacon, Pickled Red Onion
  • Breakfast Quiche Seasonal Vegetables, VT Goat Cheese
  • Brioche French Toast Roasted Seasonal Fruit, Maple Syrup
  • Steak & Egg Bearnaise
  • Buttermilk Pancakes Fresh Berry Compote
  • Egg White Wrap Scrambled Eggs, Avocado, Cheddar Cheese on a tortilla wrap
  • Corn Tomato Salsa Wrap (vegan) Black Beans, Avocado, Chard Tomato Salsa
Savory Canapés

$55 per person for 1 hour, choice of 6. $65 per person for 1 hour, choice of 8. $25 per person for each additional hour.

  • White Bean Crostini Olives, Peppers
  • Baby Mozzarella (VEG) Tomato, Basil
  • Tuna Tartare (VEG) Cucumber Cup
  • Shrimp Cocktail Horseradish Sauce
  • Buffalo Chicken Bites Celery, Blue Cheese
  • Prosciutto Crostini Fig Compote, Mint
  • Mini Cones Goat Cheese, Caponata, Eggplant, Onions, Raisins
  • Parmesan Cheese Straws San Marzano Tomato Dip
  • Grass Fed Beef Tenderloin Caramelized Onions
  • Steak Tartare Capers, Egg, Boston Bibb Lettuce, Toast
  • Mini Meatballs San Marzano Tomato, Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Hummus & Celery Bites Wood Fired Roasted Peppers
  • “Ugly” Sliders Pickled Jalapeño, Pickled Red Onion, NTL. Sauce
  • Fish Taco Avocado, Cilantro, Queso Fresco
  • Chicken Skewer Ginger Sesame Glaze
Sweet Canapés

$55 per person for 1 hour, choice of 6. $65 per person for 1 hour, choice of 8. $25 per person for each additional hour.

  • Lemon Tartlets Candied Ginger
  • Chocolate Caramel Cup Smoked Sea Salt
  • Espresso Brownies Almond Cream
  • Mini Cupcakes Butter Cream Frosting
  • Home Made Oreos Vanilla Cream Filling
Market Table Receptions

Tables are for a 2-hour service

Cheese Shop

Mitica Leonora Goat's Cheese, Ewephoria Sheep's Gouda, Pria Azul, Dried Fruit, Almond & Fig Cake, Tomato Jam, Grilled Bread

$30 Per Person
Butcher’s Block

Speck, Sopressata, Genoa Salami, Country Plate, Pickled Vegetables, WHole Grain Mustard, Grilled Bread

$35 Per Person
Sweet Shop

House Made Cookies, Mini Cupcakes with Butter Cream Frosting, Mini Brownies, Chocolate Caramel Cups with Smoked Sea Salt, Nut Brittle, Assorted Macarons, Seasonal Tartlets.
Freshly Brewed Zakarian Blend Coffee & Le Palais Des Thés Tea

$35 Per Person
Mediterranean Market

Grilled Greenmarket Vegetables, Grilled Artichoke, Stuffed Grape Leaves, Greek Citrus Olives, Quinoa Salad, Baba Ghanoush, House Made Hummus, Kopnasti, Toasted Pita

$40 Per Person
Al Dente Market

Trofie Pasta with Bolagnese and Bloomsdale Sauce, Spinach, Parmigiano Reggiano, House Made Orecchiette with Forged Mushrooms, Aged Pecorino, Hand Made Cavatelli, San Marzano Tomato, Basil, Burrata Di Buffala

$40 Per Person
South Street Market

Shrimp cocktail with house made cocktail sauce, Seasonal Oysters and clams on the half shell, Crab Claws, Mignonette Sauce

$55 Per Person