We offer all types of Function Room Hire that wows
Cocoon’s wide-ranging real estate portfolio has something that is right for your work function. We have rentals that have indoor and outdoor areas including balconies, rooftops or backyards. We are smartly priced and have a dedicated space that is perfect for you and your team. Whether you’re looking for a space to celebrate a company win, gather the team together for an office party or a team bonding event, we have some of NYC’s most coveted spaces to set the scene. Team alignment and enthusiasm often happens outside the traditional work setting, so gather the team for a private chef dinner, live music and cocktail reception, or bbq on a rooftop overlooking the Manhattan skyline. We have function spaces for all needs and tastes.
Function Venues without the hassle: the Cocoon Way
We also offer complete event planning services. As you are running your life and business, it is so important to have a strong event partner who can be the centralized service for creating the ideal event for your team. We will get the right furniture, the right food and extras, from baristas to mixologists. We can set up your desired activities—if you want yoga, we have the mats and the instructor, if you want Karaoke and a host, we can make that happen. Nearly anything you can think of, we can do.
We will support you at every step, we will assign a Casa Manager to provide assistance on-site the day of your function. Our Casa Managers are there to help with setup, assist with any tech or space issues that arise, handle the coordination of deliveries and catering, so you can be present and focus on your colleagues. With Cocoon, you can have peace of mind that on the day-of your function, a pro Casa Manager will be on-site to ensure everything runs smoothly.
Located at the crossroads of Greenpoint and East Williamsburg, Casa Umami is a two-level refined commercial space with premium amenities divided between a cellar and a storefront space, that elegantly combines its industrial and warm aspects.
Booking a Function venue with Cocoon
Tell us about your function room in NYC
We work with you to custom build your dream function room
Have a seamless experience in our spaces
What People Are Saying About Our Function Room Rental in NYC
“Love this space! Beautiful apartment with great light and nice furniture. And Cocoon was a pleasure to work with — will host here again many times.”
“Cocoon were wonderful hosts! They are really nice and friendly. Also, the space is great! We will definitely book this place again.”
Jessica C. Partnerships
“Thank-you, wonderful space and host!”
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I book a space with Cocoon?
Contact us and tell us about your event. A member of our customer experience team will assess your needs to ensure we are able to make your vision a reality.
If you decide to move forward, the event manager with whom you spoke will visit the space with you in person and take further notes on your ideas, and will begin organizing decor, catering, other vendors as needed (such as djs, live music, a/v tech, etc.), logistics, and insurance. For the day of the event, you will be assigned at least one Casa Manager (depending on the size of the event) who will be onsite with you to ensure everything runs smoothly and to help coordinate deliveries, guest arrivals, and anything else you may need.
Do you offer event planning services?
Yes! One of the biggest advantages of going with us is you are spared the hassles of searching for caterers, florists, mixologists. We have an extensive list of event vendors and we present you with options.
It is important to note that we believe strongly in supporting our vendor communities to create a diverse business ecosystem in NYC. This means that we do not accept payments from vendors to be listed with us, we do not add a markup of our own to their quotes, and we are constantly seeking to include new and talented vendors in our network.
What types of events can I host in these spaces?
- Private events: Birthday parties, baby showers, family reunions, engagement parties, chef dinners, cocktail parties, Super Bowl parties, leaving town farewell parties, retirement parties.
- Corporate events: Hackathons, design sprints, multi-day team building retreats, happy hours, company holiday parties, product launches, product showrooms, board of directors meetings.
What happens after we choose to work with Cocoon?
When you choose to work with us, you will be assigned a dedicated event manager to handle your event planning needs. First, we will listen to your idea and event size and present you with an array of space options that fit your needs.
With that foundation in place, we consult with you step-by-step as we build your special occasion. We bring all the options to you—your life will not come to a standstill during this process, we work hard to make sure you experience all of the joy of hosting an event, none of the hassles.
What are my payment options?
Credit card, wire transfer, direct deposit, and Paypal.
What are some of the services you help with?
We secure florists, catering, bartending, photographers, party tents, videographers, after-party bar reservations, car services, hair and makeup, nearby hotels, music, cakes and bakeries, photo booth rentals, performers, lighting equipment, furniture rentals, balloons, and decor. Nearly anything you can think of, we can provide.
Do I need insurance to use your spaces?
Yes. We can help you with this. For weddings, we partner with a few insurance providers and our management team can work with you to get an insurance quote that meets your budget and needs.
Will you be there on the day of the event?
Yes, and ready to handle everything that comes up! You are assigned a Casa Manager who will be there before the event to make sure everything is set up properly; during the event, to make sure everything runs smoothly; and afterward to oversee proper breakdown and clean-up. You are liberated to focus on your guests and special occasion.
Where Are Our Function Room Venues Located?
Reasons to host your event with Cocoon
We are Pros
We area pro staff highly experienced in production that takes care of all your needs. Cocoon offers end-to-end services that feature every conceivable need you will have including prop and furniture sourcing and rental, hair and make up professionals, make up and hair stations, clothing rack rental, light rental and set up, music, catering, literally, anything you can think of.
Our Casa Managers
Are There For You
Our onsite Casa Managers are there before, during and after your event to make sure everything about the location is perfect. All your production assistants will stay dedicated to the work at hand: if the air conditioning needs adjusting, if you need an updated lunch order, if someone needs directions, we are on it. You are free to do your best work.
More Done in Less Time
We are smartly priced and help you save the most valuable thing: your peace of mind. By offering spaces that are professionally managed and homeowner-free and comprehensive event services, our pro team helps you get more done in less time, and saves you money in the long run.
Supporting the Small NYC Business
We’re here to make the city better for small businesses and communities in need. Cocoon was founded with the idea of helping to create the city of the future, where more people have access to great public space and where small businesses can thrive. We regularly scout communities of color to locate and partner with talented emerging vendors, and our business plan is to drive our profits after start-up into funding community projects.