Times Dining

By Restaurant Associates

When you hold your event at The Conference Center, you enjoy the savory food and thoughtful service of Times Dining by Restaurant Associates.  This premier catering division has been created exclusively for the New York Times, and offers exclusive catering and dining services for The Conference Center.

Restaurant Associates

As the nation’s premier hospitality company, Restaurant Associates serves over 150 prestigious locations, including museums, performing arts centers, aquariums, corporate dining centers, educational facilities and even off-premise catering events.  Restaurant Associates is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, the world’s leading food service organization.

A Fresh Philosophy on Food

Fresh, seasonal, and local ingredients, scratch cooking, and years of fine-tuned culinary expertise are just the start.  Times Dining by Restaurant Associates is dedicated to providing menu selections that contribute to the health and well-being of every guest.  A strong believer in corporate social responsibility, the company supports numerous sustainability efforts, including cage-free eggs, fair-trade coffee, rBGH-free milk, and antibiotic-free proteins.


Gracious and attentive, Times Dining by Restaurant Associates’ passionate attention to detail and creative presentations ensure that your guests have an exceptional experience.  From uniforms to place settings, behind the scenes to front of house, expect a commitment to flawless execution, no matter the size of your event.

Catering at The Conference Center

From a 50-guest breakfast meeting to 150-guest dinner reception, Times Dining by Restaurant Associates creates simple yet elegant dishes that perfectly fit your event’s design and personality.  Hold your event at The Conference Center, and enjoy the freedom to choose from pre-planned conference packages, or work with our catering team to come up with a bespoke menu for your event.

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