Host Your Luncheon in a Venue That Wows
Your Luncheon is the perfect networking event for guests to foster relationships that could turn into winning collaborations. Let Cocoon help you create a meaningful luncheon with a space that breaks the mold and expectations of the traditional Luncheon, that will impress your guests and build a lasting impression. We have some of NYC’s most coveted spaces that are smartly priced and include full event services at every step of the process, saving you time, hassle, and money in the long run.
Our Networking Event Services Are the Best
When you book our luncheon spaces in New York, you are also backed by an entire support staff to help you pull your luncheon together without a hitch. When you book a space with us, you automatically get access to our complete event planning services. Focus on your guests, guest speakers and the luncheon and let Cocoon take all the logistics off your plate. We will get the right furniture, the right food and extras, from baristas to swag — Nearly anything you can think of, we can do.
Nothing is worse than when you have a tight run of shows that you’ve been preparing for weeks, and the presentation starts off with a tech issue or the speaker’s microphone isn’t working. With Cocoon, you can have peace of mind that on the day-of your luncheon, a pro Casa Manager will be on-site to ensure everything runs smoothly. 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, and assist with timings, so you can be present at your own luncheon with your guests.
Luncheon Venues to Rent in New York City
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.
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.
What People Are Saying About Our Luncheon Venues Rental in NYC
“This was a beautiful, spacious sunny loft with a great view. It had everything we could want for our lluncheon. We were able to make use of the dining area, terrace, and living room. Cocoon was incredibly helpful and a great host for our needs. I look forward to booking this space again for our next luncheon.”
“Gorgeous apartment! Cocoon was great to work with and made me feel at ease about planning my birthday event here.”
“Eduard was great to work with. He was very professional and efficient when it came to responses. Everything worked smoothly throughout the duration of our event.”
We Can Do It All in Your Luncheon Event Venue
Do a multi-office screen set up so you can present with remote speakers
Have a variety of spaces set up for breakout groups
Make hotel arrangements and arrange for transportation for speakers coming in from out of town
Hire photographers and videographers to extend the life of the event, so your investment can be featured on your company website, Slack and year-end slideshows.
Where Are Our Luncheon Venues Located?
Reasons to Host Your Luncheon 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.