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Private Events

Natural Gourmet Institute, located on the second floor at 48 W. 21st St. in the Flatiron District of Manhattan, is the perfect place for your next corporate event, team-building activity, birthday party, holiday celebration, girls’ night out, bridal shower, or any other special event!

Our hands-on cooking parties are carefully orchestrated by a team of professionals who will work with you each step of the way to create your most memorable culinary experience. Choose from a wide variety of seasonal menu formats or create a customized experience with one of our chef instructors.

Cocktail Parties

  • 10 — 25 guests
  • 2 hour minimum

Interactive Cooking Demo

  • 10 — 25 guests
  • 3 hour minimum

Cooking Class

  • 10 — 18 guests
  • 3 hour minimum

Menus can be tailored to any dietary restrictions (e.g. vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free) and will always include the finest ingredients: fresh, natural, seasonal and organic.

For pricing, sample menus, and additional information about private cooking events, please click here and submit the form, and our events team will get back to you soon. You can also contact Julie Van Wagenen, Events & Community Manager, at jvanwagenen@nginyc.com. Space is limited — book today!


Space Rentals


Meeting/Lecture Rooms

  • Seat up to 30 people
  • Viewing screens w/digital projection
  • 2 Hour Minimum

2nd Floor Kitchen

  • 2 Vulcan Ranges providing 10 burners
  • Granite-topped center island with 4 burners
  • State of the art sound system with cordless microphones
  • Plasma closed-circuit TV monitor w/ 2 cameras
  • Seats up to 24 people
  • 5 Hour Minimum

3rd Floor Kitchen

  • 4 Vulcan ranges providing 24 burners
  • Beautiful granite-topped center island with 8 burners
  • 2 Vulcan convection ovens
  • State of the art sound system with cordless microphones
  • Plasma closed-circuit TV monitor w/ 2 cameras
  • Seats up to 16 people
  • 5 Hour Minimum