O'Connell Gardens caters to a variety of different events: weddings, showers, Sweet 16's, corporate events & more. With our professional staff and quality services, our goal is to provide our clients and their guests’ personal attention, fine quality food and excellent service.
Our in-house Chef works to accommodate any special requests from our clients and provides them with high quality menu options as well as seasonal monthly specials.
All of our parties will make you and your guests feel special and will be complete with the following; Personal Maâtre' D, personal bridal attendant and exclusive use of our bridal suite (for weddings), white linens with your choice of colored napkins and runners to coordinate with your theme, free and ample parking, coat check in the cooler months, fan chairs for the guests of honor, escort cards and directional cards, podium and microphone if needed, beautifully decorated food tables, chandeliers and elegant lighting throughout our hall, as well as an intimate garden and fountain for picture taking.
For additional information on how we can assist in your special event, please call our Banquet Manager John Famularo at 516.678.1492.
O'Connell Gardens Chef Doug Deacon, has over 30 years of culinary experience and has been the head chef for over 20 years. Doug graduated in 1983 from the renowned Culinary Institute of America, and was trained by a European Chef. Doug and his team have won 5 consecutive years in a row for the People's Choice Award at the Evening of Good Taste, a South Nassau Communities Hospital Fundraiser.
O'Connell Gardens prides itself on being a neighborhood catering hall, and hosts many charity functions, and that philosophy is reflected in the back of the house as well. Doug has been married to his wife for over 20 years, is a family man and valued member of our community. He donates food weekly to our local church and soup kitchens. His love for food, creativity and desire to create a sophisticated and delicious product are just some of the many reasons you should chose O’Connell Gardens for your next special event.
We would also like to introduce you to our house preferred vendors. Your special event deserves to be complimented by vendors with the utmost professionalism:
Signature Sounds Entertainment
When planning your event with O'Connell Gardens REMEMBER THIS: Atmosphere is important, good food is necessary, but the entertainment is what everyone will remember! At Signature Sounds Entertainment, our expertise and professionalism, combined with elegance and class that go into every event, is what will make your affair one that both your family and friends will be talking about for years to come. Please visit our website and let us help you begin your journey in making your next event a special one. (Photo booths, DJ/MC, lighting & much more!)
Doris the Florist
With over 30 years experience, Doris the Florist is a full service florist, design and event planning center specializing in personal service and flowers of exceptional quality. Whether you desire ceremony flowers, elaborate floral pieces, or simply soft candle lighting, we will bring your vision to life. Please visit our website for more information on how we can assist in enhancing the look and feel of your event. (Centerpieces, floral arrangements, event coordination, etc.)
It is important to remember there are no memories captured like those from an amazing professional photographer. At HiLite Studios, our wonderful quality photograph and DVD videos will bring you right back to the most treasured moments of your life. With incredible personal service and attention to detail that only years of experience can bring, we are highly trained to capture your special day in a way that will take your breath away. Please visit our website to get your memories started! (Photo, video, etc.)