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Exquisite food,

masterful events,







Redefining Hospitality

At Great Performances, we redefine hospitality through our commitment to transparent and open communication that has allowed us to cultivate decades long relationships with some of New York’s most iconic cultural institutions.


Through our close collaboration, we’ve excelled as thoughtful venue managers, setting us apart as trusted operators. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, we curate spaces that transcend mere locations into experiences that captivate every sense. Our seasoned team combines passion, expertise, and innovation to orchestrate venues that resonate with elegance and sophistication.

We’re always

here to feed you

At Great Performances, where culinary craftsmanship intertwines with creativity, we proudly serve as the exclusive caterer for some of New York City’s most iconic cultural institutions. With a brand story steeped in innovation and over four decades of serving the city, our culinary mastery graces celebrated venues like Dizzy’s Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Wave Hill, and The Apollo Theater.

Explore our portfolio of exclusive venues below.

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  • On-Premise Dining

    We operate chic restaurants, charming bistros, and relaxed concessions within New York’s iconic venues, such as Dizzy’s Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Norm at The Brooklyn Museum, and the Wollman Café. Check out more of our on-premise restaurants and cafés below.

  • Workplace Dining

    In an ever-changing work landscape, Great Performances leads the way in evolving workplace dining experiences. We offer food service solutions as flexible as your team, prioritizing exceptional flavor, sustainability, convenience, and food safety.

    Sample offerings: Coffee bars, curated pantries, grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches, indulgent buffet spreads, Bowling Greens® salad bars, full-service eateries, and farm-to-city meals provided by Katchkie Kitchen.

  • Real Estate Amenities

    In response to the evolving needs of a post-pandemic world, Great Performances excels in curating amenities, community programs, and unique culinary experiences tailored to the demands of the modern work-from-home era.

    Sample offerings: Coffee bars, juice bars, Just Sprouted® packaged snacks, well-stocked pantries, and inviting cafés.

  • Hospitality Consulting

    As the unmatched leader in New York’s catering and hospitality industry, we’re delighted to offer an exclusive taste of our consulting expertise to you! Our team of experienced experts is ready to offer creative strategies for business growth and adeptly guide you through any challenges you may face.

  • White Label Services

    Much like the conductor of an orchestra, staff efficiency and time management are vital for business success. Great Performances steps in as an extension of your team, collaborating with you to craft seamless solutions, from culinary creations to strategic planning, through our white label services. Explore how we can orchestrate a more streamlined operation together.


Center for Reproductive Rights Gala

A big thank you for the tremendous work of you both and of your team. We received SCADS of positive and glowing reviews about the food and service last night. Truly my highest possible compliment to you would be how safe and cared for we felt in your very capable hands. It is a blessing and a dream to get to work with such outstanding professionals, and we cannot wait for the next one.

– Ellen O.

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