COVID-19 Update

Our Sidewalk Garden Café & Retail Store is Open

Curbside Pickup is Always Available

To order and have your food Packed & Ready To Go:

  1. View our Menus
  2. Order and pay online or call us at (914) 238-8833
  3. Call when you arrive and your bags will be brought out to the curb

Online orders must be placed before 1 pm the prior day.

Our current hours are Monday - Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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Weddings & Events

As New York's premiere boutique caterer, Susan Lawrence is unique in its approach to event planning and party design.

With three decades of experience, we truly understand how to throw a party.

Our stunning food and design presentations, impeccable attention to detail and sophisticated culinary style provide a truly personalized and quality experience. Let us take care of it all so you can be a guest at your own event.

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Saturday Daily Menu
Please place your online orders by Friday, February 26 at 2:00 PM
For pick up on
Saturday, February 27
Roman Holiday: An Italian Family Dinner - Thursday March 4th
Please place your online orders by Tuesday, March 02
at 1:00 PM
Dinner Solved - A complete Family Dinner  (serves 4-6)

St. Patrick's Day
Please place your online orders by Monday, March 15
at 4:00 PM
Please join us March 17th and celebrate St. Patrick's Day with an Irish Ramble, a culinary tour of the Southwest coast of Ireland.
The Passover Table
Please place your online orders by Wednesday, March 24
at 4:00 PM
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DREAM WEDDING

We have all the inspiration you need for your dream wedding: Fabulous venues, tent design, stunning table settings, incredible food and impeccable service. With the premier Event Planning & Fine Catering services of Susan Lawrence, a perfect and delicious wedding will be a stress free and glorious occasion. Please visit our wedding and event galleries for a glimpse of the beautiful designs and attention to detail that is brought to every Susan Lawrence event. let us take care of ALL the details for celebrating Anniversaries, Bar Mitzvahs, Home Entertaining, Barbecues, Birthday Celebrations and Holiday Parties.  We can make your party not only stress free but a truly remarkable occasion. 

Mark's Journal
THE TRUTH ABOUT ROTISSERIE CHICKENS

It is always a temptation. The aroma of those warm rotisserie chickens in your local food market catches your attention every time. It's an easy dinner solution and who could resist a good roast chicken for a quick impromptu dinner? What seems like a good idea is actually a potentially disappointing and dangerous food experience. 

Keep in mind, those yummy chickens have been kept under a heat lamp for hours (sometimes reheated from days before) and exposed to all sorts of temperature fluctuations. In addition to getting very tough and dry, the potential for them being dangerous to eat is quite high. At a luke warm temperature, they are what the health department certifies as being in the "danger zone." This is a temperature at which potentially harmful pathogens grow like wildfire. Put that little warm cooked bird in a foil bag and on the ride home the risk of salmonella and other toxins increases at an astonishing rate. Don't even think about leftovers. Once those little devils get going, they are not going away. Not even in the refrigerator. 

Many people have asked over the years why our Rotisserie Chickens are kept cold in our refrigerator case here at Susan Lawrence. Well, the answer is simple. A perfect roast chicken, when chilled immediately after cooking, preserves the integrity of the bird. The 'cold' will not only lock in the juices but will keep that dangerous salmonella bacteria from ever getting started. 

So next time, when the aroma of those warm roasting chickens captures your senses, observe carefully. Think about how long they have been waiting there for you and decide for yourself if suspicion is warranted. A properly handled 'cold' chicken will crisp up beautifully in a hot oven - and don't forget the gravy....       


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