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The team at Guastavino's loves when our guests take over the role of event photographer. Instagram has made it easy for our guests to take and share beautiful photos that give their followers a one of a kind look at life's best moments. Here are a few of our favorite Instagram Photos of The Summer 2014: Continue reading The team at Guastavino's loves when our guests take over the role of event photographer. Instagram has made it easy for our guests to take and share beautiful photos that give their followers a one of a kind look at life's best moments. Here are a few of our favorite Instagram Photos of The Summer 2014: Continue reading
Nothing says New York like a visit to Coney Island. The team at Guastavino's brought the old fashioned excitement of Coney Island to our home under the 59th Street Bride for a recent Bar Mitzvah celebration. Here is just a sampling of the photos that were taken at The Coney Island Bar Mitzvah  Continue reading Nothing says New York like a visit to Coney Island. The team at Guastavino's brought the old fashioned excitement of Coney Island to our home under the 59th Street Bride for a recent Bar Mitzvah celebration. Here is just a sampling of the photos that were taken at The Coney Island Bar Mitzvah  Continue reading
Guastavino’s is proud to introduce our new executive chef, Arvin Dhansew. Chef Arvin’s impressive resume includes Le Parker Meridien, Hotel Plaza Athenee and the Loews Regency. I recently sat down with Chef Arvin to discuss his history, cooking style, and inspirations:

How Has Your Background Inspired Your Cooking?

I never knew I wanted to become a chef growing up. I’m from Guyana. Back home, everyone’s parents pushed them to become doctors or engineers. Continue reading Guastavino’s is proud to introduce our new executive chef, Arvin Dhansew. Chef Arvin’s impressive resume includes Le Parker Meridien, Hotel Plaza Athenee and the Loews Regency. I recently sat down with Chef Arvin to discuss his history, cooking style, and inspirations:

How Has Your Background Inspired Your Cooking?

I never knew I wanted to become a chef growing up. I’m from Guyana. Back home, everyone’s parents pushed them to become doctors or engineers. Continue reading
One of the rare pleasures of the warmer months in New York is the ability to host a Cocktail Reception outdoors. Guastavino's is proud to offer our guests the chance to enjoy a cocktail and socialize out in our private garden that overlooks The East River and the 59th Street Bridge. Here is just a sampling of the beautiful photos that were taken in our garden during past seasons, and preview of what's to come:  Continue reading One of the rare pleasures of the warmer months in New York is the ability to host a Cocktail Reception outdoors. Guastavino's is proud to offer our guests the chance to enjoy a cocktail and socialize out in our private garden that overlooks The East River and the 59th Street Bridge. Here is just a sampling of the beautiful photos that were taken in our garden during past seasons, and preview of what's to come:  Continue reading
  Thanks to Guastavino’s unique arches and classic architecture, our venue is able to produce a sound quality that outshines the other event spaces in New York. This exquisite sound has lead to our ballroom being chosen as a concert venue by dozens of artists, including everyone from Kanye West, Lady Gaga and Wayne Newton. Jason Weible of BML Blackbird works hand-in-hand with Guastavino’s staff on a daily basis to ensure that events at Guastavino’s sound as good as they look and taste. I sat down with Jason to discuss just what it is about Guastavino’s sound that makes it so special. Continue reading   Thanks to Guastavino’s unique arches and classic architecture, our venue is able to produce a sound quality that outshines the other event spaces in New York. This exquisite sound has lead to our ballroom being chosen as a concert venue by dozens of artists, including everyone from Kanye West, Lady Gaga and Wayne Newton. Jason Weible of BML Blackbird works hand-in-hand with Guastavino’s staff on a daily basis to ensure that events at Guastavino’s sound as good as they look and taste. I sat down with Jason to discuss just what it is about Guastavino’s sound that makes it so special. Continue reading

Planning a Bar or Bat Mitzvah in New York City is stressful, but starting early and spreading out the planning overtime can help keep you organized and keep stress levels at a minimum.

If you're about to start planning a Bar Mitzvah in NYC, here is Guastavino's Checklist for Planning a New York Bar Mitzvah Celebration: Continue reading

Planning a Bar or Bat Mitzvah in New York City is stressful, but starting early and spreading out the planning overtime can help keep you organized and keep stress levels at a minimum.

If you're about to start planning a Bar Mitzvah in NYC, here is Guastavino's Checklist for Planning a New York Bar Mitzvah Celebration: Continue reading

While wedding season will always be wedding season, a wedding that falls between April and October isn't right for every couple. Warm-weather weddings are the norm, but if you spend the summer months wishing for snow then a winter wedding may be right for you. Before planning a truly snow-white wedding, take a look at Guastavino's Guide to Winter Weddings: Continue reading While wedding season will always be wedding season, a wedding that falls between April and October isn't right for every couple. Warm-weather weddings are the norm, but if you spend the summer months wishing for snow then a winter wedding may be right for you. Before planning a truly snow-white wedding, take a look at Guastavino's Guide to Winter Weddings: Continue reading

At Guastavino's we get the chance to host many of the top star-studded events in New York City. Here are a few of our favorite images of the actors, musicians, comedians, models and professional athletes that have recently walked the red carpet at Guastavino's. Continue reading

At Guastavino's we get the chance to host many of the top star-studded events in New York City. Here are a few of our favorite images of the actors, musicians, comedians, models and professional athletes that have recently walked the red carpet at Guastavino's. Continue reading