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Help - need to plan a cocktail reception for 50 - 60

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wincountrygirl Feb 23, 2010 08:58 AM

Help! I have to plan an important cocktail reception celebrating the signing of new contract. There will be top executives from both companies - about 50-60 in all. We are looking to do a cocktail party with passed hors d'oeuvres. Last contract we did it at a very nice bar/lounge that had a private room. Location not much of an issue as long as it is in Manhattan and has a private space, but the atmosphere is the key. Also, it can' t break the bank. Since I don't live in Manhattan I really need help with this one! Thanks!

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    KTinNYC Feb 23, 2010 09:22 AM

    What is your budget?

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      wincountrygirl Feb 23, 2010 01:34 PM

      I was told to check out some places and then they will figure out the budget!

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      Stuffed Monkey Feb 23, 2010 09:52 AM

      There's a private room at Aureole on 42nd which might work depending on budget.

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        chachalicious Feb 23, 2010 10:21 AM

        Landmarc at the Time Warner Center has 2 rooms- and fabulous passed hors' douevres. I've done 2 events there- one for 30 and one for 60 and they both worked well. If you want you can combine the 2 rooms into one. Everything passed- hot and cold- was totally delicious.

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          wincountrygirl Feb 23, 2010 01:34 PM

          Thanks chacha!

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