Preferred Caterer Options for All AES NYC Event Venues

AES NYC is proud to work with the following vendors at all AES NYC venues. These experienced and professional vendors assist in creating successful events at our spaces. It is our pleasure to showcase these companies.

Please see below information about our required and preferred vendors.

Client is responsible for contracting directly with each vendor.

Preferred Caterer Options

Abigail Kirsch Catering

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Jennifer Schepps


With a passion for innovation, the Abigail Kirsch Off-Premises team of chefs and event professionals are industry trendsetters in the realm of catering and hospitality. Our custom menus, out-of-the-box presentations, world class service, and flawless event execution are what separates an Abigail Kirsch experience from the rest.

For decades, Abigail Kirsch has been catering one-of-a-kind events throughout the New York region. Whether it’s a product launch, a formal seated dinner or a uniquely themed reception, our team will work with you through each step of the process to create a unique and memorable experience for you and your guests.

Canard Inc

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Ryan Maerz


For over 30 years, Canard, Inc. has redefined standards in food, service and presentation, providing countless memorable events.

Experience in social, corporate, non-profit events, Fashion Events and Weddings, with an equal eye on detail for large galas and small intimate dinners. Flavor and flair forward cuisine, creative mixology, production and design work, fetching and friendly staff, and support services make Canard the successful company it is today.

Cloud Catering

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Will Keh


Led by Michelin trained Executive Chef Carlos Villanueva, we are able to create a wide variety of flavor profiles from around the world. Cloud Catering & Events employees have worked in Japan, France, Spain, Brazil, India and Italy, as well as throughout the US. We source certified organic fruits, vegetables, and other farm fresh products to offer the freshest local ingredients available.

Cloud Catering & Events is able to bring to life the unique and creative vision of each event, whether clean and modern or rustic. All of our designs highlight our cuisine and decor, creating an unforgettable event. Through the work of our Creative Director, Keiko Ellis, and design team, we achieve custom looks for each client from floral design to full event design production.

Creative Edge

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Karen Hillburn


Creative Edge Parties is a catering and event planning company in New York and South Florida.

Over the past twenty-five years, we have dedicated ourselves to culinary excellence, flawless event management, and in finding ever inventive ways to present great food and create unforgettable events.

From corporate events, to casual cocktail parties, from formal weddings, to intimate gatherings, our staff works tirelessly to orchestrate your ideal event. When it comes to celebrating life’s milestones – large or small – Creative Edge Parties is the place that can make the impossible, possible.

Events by RHC

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Will Joseph


EVENTS BY RHC menus are crafted with a simple yet unwavering ethos – to serve beautiful, honest, and elegant food. We source the finest ingredients and prepare them with creative flair, delivering something truly unique to every guest’s plate.

Our culinary team brings a fresh approach to event dining, offering flavorful menus for plated dinners, cocktail receptions, passed small plates, and reception stations.

Food Trends



Nina Connolly


Almost three decades ago Food Trends was founded by a European father-daughter team. What began as a vision of a family business has now expanded onto its third generation and is proud to be Certified Woman Owned & Operated.  Whether it is catering an intimate dinner or conference for over 2,000 participants, our Event Planning team treats each client as if they are “family” – only offering the best in quality, service, and sustainability initiatives.

Fresh & Co

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Heidi Greenberg


We are dedicated to providing our clients with the finest, most professional service available. Our planners will work to provide your meeting, event, or party with extraordinary culinary cuisine, floral arrangements, and state of the art options for your audio/video needs. Our event consultants will work with you to choose the perfect venue for your event.

Great Performances

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Linda Abbey


Great Performances’ catering menus are a celebration of contemporary American cuisine, incorporating delicious and innovative dishes using seasonal ingredients sourced locally when possible. We tailor menus to each event, while remaining committed to the unmatchable flavors of the ingredients we trust. From the process of sourcing ingredients, to developing a dish, to styling the plate, we respect the integrity of our food.

Kalon Event & Food Design

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Kevin Ramsawack

Madison & Park (Kosher)

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Tollan Teyf

Mary Giuliani Catering & Events

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Michele Pokowicz

Michael Scott Events (Kosher)

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Emira Perezic


The pillar of our mission is represented in our motto: “Your Taste, Our Style.” We offer a unique and rare opportunity to partner with renowned chefs, designers, planners, and the like. Our talented MSE family excels in matching a client’s vision with our own. With the Michael Scott team, you experience a fresh, rich, abundant and vibrant couture brand unlike that of any other – one that just happens to be kosher.

Personal Touch

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Ashley Allegretta


Personal Touch Catering Experience specializes in corporate catering and events, multi-day corporate functions and social occasions. Personal Touch Catering Experience offers custom and packaged menus for stylized food bars, action stations, hors d’oeuvres, grazing and plated courses. Our catering services also extend beyond events to craft services, crew and talent catering and green room / VIP provisioning.

Pinch Food Design

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Carly Katz-Hackman


As top-tier NYC culinary veterans with extensive experience in event catering, we believe our clients deserve a taste of something new and unpredictable, an experience that leverages the best food with never-before-seen presentation. So Pinch Food Design was created, a bold new brand of catering powered by a state-of-the-art kitchen and design workshop devoted solely to the creation of one-of-a-kind food furniture. Our intention? To impress, entertain and inspire with food as delicious as it is daring, and design as inviting as it is innovative.

Relish Catering + Hospitality

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Ossie Saquicela


Culinary innovation and impeccable service are the cornerstones of Relish Catering + Hospitality. Founded in 2001, Relish is a certified minority- and women-owned business. We offer comprehensive catering, event planning, workplace dining, virtual events, custom culinary gifts and corporate café services. Our work extends throughout the New York City tri-state area, The Hamptons and beyond. Relish Catering + Hospitality is a full-service catering company, creating meaningful events designed to engage guests on every level.

Scoozi Events

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Stella Ballarini


SCOOZI EVENTS is a Full-Service Catering and Experiential Event Company. From Interactive Food Activations & Classic Corporate Events to Venues & More!

Scoozi Recycles, Upcycles, Composts, and Donates Leftover Food From Weekly Events to Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, Inc. The Leftover Food From Your Events Helps Feed Dozens of Food Insecure Individuals Throughout NYC!

Thomas Preti Caterers

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Ross Green


We are a full service off-premise catering company. Our Event Directors bring your entire vision to life with the support of our Culinary Task Force who design menus curated to the style of your event. Our production team will design your floor plans for perfectly executed event flow and timelines, so your event goes off without a hitch. Casual or formal, inside or al fresco, light appetizers or a five-course meal, Thomas Preti has done it. We’ve been delighting our clients and their guests for over 30 years. When you call on Thomas Preti Events to Savor, you get the creativity, passion, and excitement of each and every member of our team.