Private Events at the MetLife Building


Look no further than the landmark MetLife Building for your next private party, social gathering, or corporate event. Just steps away from Grand Central Station, we offer extraordinary venues that provide the perfect backdrops to create memorable experiences for you and your guests.

With six unique spaces offering private event options that range from the intimate to the grand, our team will work with you on customizing menus and details to fit your needs and budget. Whether you're looking to hold a private dinner for twenty or buy out an entire restaurant in NYC, these spaces are sure to spark your tastes.

PRIVATE EVENT CATERING


We are also happy to offer corporate or social catering services from our four restaurants.

 

Find the Perfect Venue

Click below to find the perfect event space for your party.

Cafe Centro

 

Private Events at Cafe Centro


Sophisticated French specialties, Art Deco touches, a glass-enclosed kitchen and a hearth rotisserie within our dining room set an elegant state for your next event.

Event Capacity

Main Dining Room: 250 seating | 400 reception 

Private Dining Room: 50 seating | 70 reception

Patio: 100 seating | 150 reception

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Naples 45

 

Private Events at Naples 45


Enjoy authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas, vibrant decor and inspired Italian cuisine in our convivial cavernous space with a 75-foot bar.

Event Capacity

Main Dining Room: 250 seating | 400 reception 

Bar: 60 seating | 100 reception 

Patio: 100 seating | 150 reception

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La Fonda del Sol

 

Private Events at La Fonda del Sol


Indulge in vibrant Spanish tapas with three unique settings - a sophisticated private dining room, the spacious and elegant main dining room and a dynamic tapas lounge.

Events Capacity

Main Dining Room: 250 seating | 400 reception 

Private Dining Room: 30 seating | 40 reception 

Tapas Lounge: 80 seating | 150 reception 

Patio: 50 seating | 75 reception

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The Beer Bar

 

Private Events at The Beer Bar


The Beer Bar offers an impressive selection of international and craft brewed beers, refreshing cocktails and heavenly burgers to a sophisticated New York crowd.

Event Capacity

Dining Room: 50 seating | 125 reception 

Patio: 75 seating | 200 reception

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Cucina & Co.

 

Private Events at Cucina & Co.


A gourmet cafe with rustic appeal and home-style Mediterranean cooking, this space is ideal for intimate gatherings, wine tastings, and social receptions.

EVENTS CAPACITY

Main Dining Room: 120 seating | 150 reception

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Vanderbilt Suites

 

Private Events at Vanderbilt Suites


With the ability to break out into three separate rooms if needed, this 2,200 sq. ft. event space is equipped with state-of-the-art tech capabilities and is ideal for business meetings, social celebrations, and corporate gatherings of every kind.

Event Capacity

30 - 110 seating | 30 - 200 reception 

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