WE KNOW THE BAR IS THE LIFE OF A PARTY.
From mild-mannered to opulent, our in-house bar packages offer options to find the best fit for your vision and budget – without the worry of handling the nitty-gritty details. Our beverage packages include ice, mixers, garnishes, glassware, and expert bar staff.
Choices range from a Brunch Bar (a collection of your favorite day-time cocktails including Mimosas & Bloody Marys) to Beer + Wine (a range of bottled beers and cider, featured beers on tap and a fine selection of wines) to our Ultra Luxe package featuring featuring two seasonal cocktails. Contact us for more information about our bar packages for your 501 Union wedding or event.
… AND WHAT’S A PARTY WITHOUT FOOD?
The following is a list of our preferred catering partners who have a history of creating amazing events at 501 Union. They know our venue intimately, provide stellar service, and of course … delicious food.
Purslane is a Brooklyn-based, full-service events and catering company. Brought to you by the team behind Rucola, June, and Metta, in partnership with the Gowanus Hospitality Group, Purslane has decades of experience in both catering and fine dining restaurant service. Our cuisine is ingredient-driven and follows a slow-food ethos, and we lean heavily on local produce and source from nearby farms and purveyors whenever possible.
Dish Food & Events caters and plans beautifully executed corporate and social events in New York City, The Hamptons and beyond. Based in Williamsburg Brooklyn, Dish serves seasonally inspired, contemporary food with global influences. From intimate cocktail and dinner parties to elegant weddings and fundraisers, Dish creates events where simplicity, innovation, and warm hospitality are reflected at every step. Our mission is to fully delight our guests by providing excellent food paired with unsurpassed hospitality that results in remarkable events and satisfied customers giving them no choice to return to us time after time.
With over 15 years of catering and restaurant experience, Culinary Institute of America graduate chef Holly Sheppard founded Fig & Pig Catering in 2012 to provide clients with accessible and delicious food, using the best possible ingredients. To this day, Fig & Pig continues to be a creative, quality-driven catering company devoted to showcasing seasonal ingredients and producing, exceptional, food-focused events.
We approach every event with creativity and meticulous attention to detail. Since founding Naturally Delicious in 1997, chef and owner Loren Michelle has built a team of chefs and event planners who are passionate about serving great food and creating memorable moments. We're dedicated to getting to know our clients and to creating unique culinary experiences. Our food philosophy is to serve approachable, elegant food that is perfectly suited for each event we cater. We’re inspired by our clients, creating deliciousness, working in collaboration, offering creativity, innovation and customizing unique event experiences based on our clients’ taste and budget.
Pig Beach is an exciting new foray into the Smoked Meat Universe, unlike anything in New York City to date. We use tried and true BBQ technique while adding worldly influences and forward-thinking cooking. The highest quality meats and market produce are our standard. With our mixture of a new approach to “BBQ," paired with our individual New York City histories, the menu at Pig Beach is an alchemy of multiple cooking disciplines, with a strong focus on live wood fire. Whether it’s NYC-style pastrami, Italian-style charcuterie, Za’tar rubbed leg of lamb, Yuzu glazed smoked duck or good old Buffalo chicken wings, the focus will always be on the best ingredients, thoughtful cooking and the guest experience.
The Raging Skillet has been catering non-traditional weddings, international soirees and fabulous holiday bashes for 30 years. At The Raging Skillet, we believe food is love. Our mission is to replace the linoleum cooking of yesteryear with glorious, delicious, fun, exciting love cooking! We are perhaps best known as the anti-caterer; everything is personalized down to the menu and style of service. Tired of old fashioned sit-downs? Try family style, table-side French Service or Chef Rossi’s personal fave: The Floating Supper. Our food reflects fusions from Korea, Japan, Thailand, Cuba, South Carolina, New Orleans, Morocco, Jamaica, India, Puerto Rico, The South-West, The Middle-East, vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and Chef Rossi’s mother’s Yiddish home cooking.
Ryan Brown Catering New York is a Brooklyn-based catering company and has been catering weddings, corporate events, and private parties for over 10 years in the NYC-metro area. Specializing in farm-to-table new American cuisine made from the best available locally sourced ingredients, Ryan Brown Catering is a preferred caterer at premier event venues throughout New York City and Connecticut. We believe that conservation is not only important for the earth and our community, but can lead to some amazing eating experiences! Whenever and wherever possible, we purchase local, organic produce, and grass-fed beef, directly from farms.