Wine and Dine, Differently

Best Private Dining
in New York City

More fun than a regular restaurant reservation, yet easier than a culinary class, private dining in New York City is the best way to eat, drink, and connect.

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Private Dining in New York City for Every Occasion

Private dining in New York City is great for corporate team building eventsclient entertainment eventsbirthday parties and other group dining events. We believe sharing food and drink is the best way to create an authentic setting for people of all ages and backgrounds to come together. Choose your NYC private dining occasion below!

Why Choose Avital for Your NYC Private Dining?

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Professional & Reliable

A full support team to ensure a turnkey booking and seamless experience that’ll make you look like a rockstar. 

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Expertly Hosted

All of our NYC private dining experiences are led by a trained expert Avital Host. You can sit back and relax as your host keeps the experience engaging and running smoothly. 


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Unique & Memorable

Our private dining experiences are more fun than just reserving a table, yet less labor intensive than a culinary class. A perfect blend of organized activities and unstructured mingle time.

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Dietary Restriction Friendly

We understand dietary restrictions and want everyone to leave feeling cared for and full! We’ll ask for your restrictions after booking.

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Experience the Best

We partner with the best restaurants, including Michelin Guide, James Beard Nominees, and more. From the food to the service and decor.

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“I have heard nothing but great feedback from my colleagues.”

I have heard nothing but great feedback from my colleagues. The cocktail-making was fun and interactive, and the food was delicious

Alex A.
Office Manager at Ludwig Cancer Research, NYC Interactive Meal

“Engaging, fun, and made dinner quite enjoyable.”

Yasmine was a great hostess! Engaging, fun, and made dinner quite enjoyable. Will definitely go back, good cocktails and interesting food.


Maria J. via Google
NYC Interactive Meal

“Avital made me look like a rockstar in front of the team.”

Avital made me look like a rockstar in front of the team. We had a wonderful time, and it was the perfect end to our time together in NYC. I can’t thank them enough.

Derek H.
Sr. Director at ABM, 12 Guests, NYC Private Event

What is Private Dining in New York City? 

Private dining in NYC offers an exclusive culinary experience amidst the city’s vibrant gastronomic scene. Whether for team building, client entertainment, special occasions, or simply an intimate meal with loved ones, private dining in New York City provides a personalized setting where guests can savor meticulously crafted menus, attentive service, and an ambiance tailored to their preferences. From upscale restaurants with panoramic views to chic urban bistros tucked away in charming neighborhoods, private dining is the perfect way to connect with colleagues and client, friends and family.

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Experts in NYC Private Dining

I’m Avital, a certified wine and water sommelier (yes, that’s a thing) and self-proclaimed comparative food tasting aficionado. I started Avital in 2011 to highlight the incredible cuisine in my hometown of San Francisco. Since then we’ve expanded to over 11 cities across the U.S., including New York City where we host walking food tours and interactive meals. Our NYC experiences are designed for large group dining or more intimate gatherings. Plus we host a curated collection of innovative virtual events.

Like the extraordinary Chef José Andrés, we believe in the power of food and know that sharing it is the ultimate way to connect. Whether you’re organizing an event for your colleagues and clients, or family and friends, our food and drink dining experiences create authentic settings to create memorable moments and connect. 

We’ve served over 100,000 happy guests for intimate birthday celebrations to large scale conferences. We can’t wait to eat, drink, and connect with you.

Avital Ungar

Owner of Avital Food & Drink Experiences

“I realized very early the power of food to evoke memory, to bring people together, and to transport you to other places.”
Chef José Andrés
World Central Kitchen