Westchester Venues for Holiday Office Parties: Benjamin Steakhouse in White Plains
The Portfolio: Choose from either the bar and lounge or the main dining room (the entire space or a roped-off section towards the back). The lounge is ideal for intimate functions as it is separate from the main dining room; it allows guests to enjoy the ambience of the restaurant as well as a sense of privacy. It seats 25 comfortably and offers a bird’s-eye view of the restaurant’s wine room. Add the bar area for a cocktail reception and you can accommodate up to 80 guests. If you’re having a larger party, the main dining room—with its floor-to-ceiling windows highlighting the signature dark wood floors, lush burgundy booths, and chocolate leather chairs—is ideal. Take over the whole space (it fits up to 180) or opt to have the vibrant, red velvet curtains drawn to create a more private environment (minimum of 60 guests).
Bonus: This is definitely a red wine and red meat establishment (though there are plenty of seafood options) with a l940s steakhouse charm where everything is larger than life—from the generous appetizers and thick, dry-aged beef to the massive side dishes and lusciously rich desserts.
Book it: 610 W Hartsdale Ave (914) 428-6868; benjaminsteakhouse.com. Prices are customized to your needs.