Catering & Dining


catering at rootstown event center
Our Executive Chef, Xavier Smith, can help you add flavor to your gala or corporate event. Learn more about Xavier.

Choose from a variety of meal options for either breakfast, lunch or dinner. There’s also a menu especially for wedding packages.

Have questions about catering at our conference center? Contact us here!

The Bistro

the bistro at the new center
Not only is the NEW Center a premier conference venue in Northeast Ohio but a great place to grab lunch as well. The NEW Center boasts catering options for events, weddings, and conferences, as well as The Bistro, which features three stations serving chef-prepared cuisine.

The Bistro is open Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for lunch.

Erie Island Coffee Shop

erie island coffee shot at the new center
The NEW Center is proud to be serving the award-winning Erie Island Coffee in our atrium. Stop in for a cup of coffee in the morning or a smoothie after a workout at Sequoia Wellness. Erie Island Coffee is served numerous locations around Northeast Ohio and was voted “The Best Coffee in Cleveland” by Cleveland Magazine.

The coffee shop is open Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Start Planning Your Next Event

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A Central Location
for Your Guests

Located in Rootstown, Ohio, The NEW Center is just a short drive from Akron, North Canton, Kent, Youngstown, and other cities in the Northeast Ohio region. With hundreds of hotel rooms located within several miles of The NEW Center, shuttle service before and after your event can be arranged for your attendees. Our building is easy to find right off of I-76 and has plenty of complimentary parking available for your guests.

See for yourself how easy it is to get to our location – Schedule a free lunch and tour of The NEW Center today!