Summer is going strong in New York, and July offers many opportunities for celebration. Discover this month’s employee meal program calendar to help make your daily team lunches and special celebrations easy to plan for your workplace.
Each month we’ll update our calendar so you’ll find new and exciting menus from our best catering providers in New York.
Whether you’re looking for lunch ideas for a special team event or you want tasty food delivered daily, you’ll find all of the best lunch catering options in New York on a single, easy-to-read, printable, and clickable calendar.
How to use our new monthly employee meal program calendar
- Each month’s celebrations are HIGHLIGHTED IN PURPLE.
- Each day features an exciting lunch option in bold, with the name of a trusted provider below it. The lunch option links to the marketplace, where you can easily request a booking.
- In the bottom is a legend that denotes special features, including holiday-related catering options.
Find festive meal selections for July company get-togethers
Here are the official days of celebration for July. Take a look at the special meals we have in mind for your team to enjoy in honor of those days.
?? Independence Day: July 4th commemorates the day the U.S. became an independent country after getting out from under British rule. It’s a day for celebration as fireworks and the smell of grilled food fill the air, and red, white, and blue regalia fill the streets.
On the menu: Celebrate the 4th of July with a happy hour event. A skilled barback makes your favorite alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at the office, in the boardroom, or wherever suits you best.
? National French Fry Day: Though its origins are rooted in mystery, July 13 is National French Fry Day this year. It’s our opportunity to tip our hat to this tasty, treasured staple of modern American cuisine.
On the menu: Celebrate the American French Fry with the perfect American dish to pair it with. Forget the same old burgers – toss your fries on a plate with a delicious rotisserie chicken sandwich.
? National Picnic Month: July marks the time of year when conditions are ideal for eating outdoors. The American Bakers Association established National Picnic Month in 1952 to encourage folks to gather outside and break bread as a community.
On the menu: What better way to celebrate National Picnic Month than a delicious picnic spread for your team? Enjoy a catered outdoor picnic with the whole gang and enjoy some bonding time in between.
? National Ice Cream Month: In 1984, President Reagan signed National Ice Cream month into law. It’s a time to celebrate – you guessed it – ice cream! And what’s not to celebrate? It’s ice cream.
On the menu: Mix it up this July with authentic Brazilian cuisine offered by a trusted Thriver-vetted provider. Top it off with a delicious frozen treat in honor of National Ice Cream Month.
Enjoy these meal options and more on Thriver
The calendar providers are only a fraction of the wide range of corporate catering options you have access to on Thriver – we’re sure to have something your team will enjoy. Whether you want it as a buffet or wish to have your catering brought box lunch-style to your New York location, Thriver-vetted catering providers offer your company just what you need for a summertime lunchtime feast.