Whether it’s that morning coffee, a fresh lunch or a quick snack after a workout or before a 92Y event, the staff at 92YCafe serves it all with a smile.

Our Chef and staff take great care in preparing healthy, daily specials featuring a delicious menu of fresh fruits and vegetables. 92YCafe features dairy kosher cuisine under the strict rabbinic supervision of Rabbi Yaakov Neiman.

After your purchase, you are invited to sit at one of the tables to read the newspaper, browse the internet on your laptop or meet and catch up with friends. You are always welcome at 92YCafe.


Meet the Chef

Chef David Ritter began his own catering business in the mid-1980s, trained at the French Culinary Institute in 1991 and opened his own take-out restaurant in Forest Hills in 1994, receiving instant notoriety by winning the New York State: Beef, It's what's for Dinner Award for his famous brisket and earning write-ups in The New York Times and Newsday.

Chef Ritter is a Certified Hospitality Educator and Master Teacher in Methodology, has an MA in Education and is a Certified ServSafe instructor and proctor. He's even ranked as one of the top 100 culinary chef instructors in the United States on Chef2Chef.com and most recently taught at The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts in Brooklyn.

Watch Chef David Ritter in Action


Across from May Center for Health, Fitness & Sport

(Third floor, North Building)


    • Mon-Thu, 7 am-  8 pm,
      Fri: 7 am - 2 pm
      Sat: Closed
      Sun: Closed


    • Delivery within 92Y
    • Catering available


    • School of Arts Students: 10%
    • 92Y Residents: 10% off 7 am-4 pm; 20% off 4-8 pm

    *Discounts only apply to prepared foods.



        • Phone: 212.415.5796 or 212.415.6796