Lessing’s Food Service Management 2012


Ranking #36

Primarily a catering and restaurant management firm before it acquired the dining division of Next Generation Vending in January 2011, Lessing’s has a long foodservice history in the New York metro area. It was founded in 1890 to serve the city’s coffee shops with products made in its commissary near Wall Street.

The company branched out into owning its own eateries and today operates seven commercial restaurants on Long Island, including Restaurant Mirabelle in Stony Brook and View in Oakdale.

Lessing’s contract foodservice client list includes a number of Catholic elementary and high schools, Nikon, the Sunrise Business & Technology Center on Long Island, two Mercy College campuses, Dowling College, St. Joseph’s College, the Oakdale campus of St. John’s University and several country clubs and golf courses.




Major Segments Served:
B&I (65%), College/University (20%), Government (5%), K-12 (5%), Parks/Recreation (5%)

No. of Contracts
2011: 80
2010: 80

Sales Volume
2011: $55
2010: $55

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