Ben’s In the News

September 7, 2013
Bill Thompson, NYC Mayoral Candidate

On September 7th, NYC Mayoral candidate Bill Thompson visited Ben's in Bayside. Pictured below is Mr. Thompson with Ben's General Manager Hal Simon! Bill Thompson is the second NYC Mayoral candidate to visit Ben's this year, Christine Quinn also visited Ben's Bayside on July 28th. In fact, Ben's welcomes candidates from all parties. After all, tummies and taste buds are something we all share!

Bill Thompson, NYC Mayoral Candidate

August 5, 2013
Ben's 2013 Rosh Hashanah Commercial

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July 28, 2013
Christine Quinn, NYC Mayoral Candidate and Speaker of the City Council

Christine Quinn, NYC Mayoral candidate and speaker of the City Council
Christine Quinn, NYC Mayoral candidate and speaker of the City Council, and her staff enjoyed delicious hot dogs, knishes and potato pancakes at Ben's in Bayside on July 28th.

Pictured above with Ben's staff (l-r): Jenna Leibowitz, Dana Dorian, Christine Quinn and Fran Sanchez.

July 25, 2013
Free Voices of Children of Holocaust Survivors

Free Voices of Children of Holocaust Survivors
"Free Voices of Children of Holocaust Survivors" had their bi-annual get together at
Ben's Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant and Caterers in Manhattan on July 25th.

April 16, 2013

Peter M. Gianotti

Business Lunch-Friendly Restaurants On Long Island

Even in a 24/7 world, there's still noon to 3 p.m.

The business lunch may be trimmer, its pace faster, and three martinis rare. But a lot of what the IRS terms "the active conduct of business," with half the expense deductible, continues at tables large and small across post-recession Long Island.

Here's a sampler of restaurants in five Nassau-Suffolk hubs, where you can seal the deal.

Glen Cove Road
BEN'S DELICATESSEN
, Greenvale: In addition to delis in Carle Place and Woodbury, there's this Ben's, the official headquarters. That corporate angle aside, it's also casual and elemental when your guest needs an overstuffed sandwich of corned beef, pastrami, brisket, hard salami and more, after a bowl of matzo ball soup. Remember the chicken or beef in the pot, too.

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Source: newsday.com/food

 

April, 2013
Platina Newsletter Restaurant Review

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Ben's Boca Raton, FL Review

Febuary 1, 2013

Bobby Fillet/ blowtorchpudding.com

A Fine Nosh At "Ben's Kosher Delicatessen"

Sometimes you get a hankering for some deli meats. I don't mean turkey, ham, and tuna salad – I mean some authentic "New Yawk" (since that is the right way to pronounce it) Kosher deli. That craving came to me, and I had the need – the need to nosh!

"Ben's Kosher Delicatessen" has had a location in Queens that I remember being there back when I was a wee youngling, still suckling on pizza bagels and "Cheerio's". Much has changed since those days, for example, I now only eat the more sophisticated "Honey Nut Cheerio's". I had never ventured to "Ben's" before, but thanks to the subconscious succubus that is TV, I had been seeing plenty of commercials for them and it would appear their hypnotic tactics finally worked. So I grabbed my gentile friend who had never had truly had the Kosher deli experience before and trekked out to "Ben's".

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January, 2013

Bethpage FCU Best of L.I. 2013

Ben's Voted #1 In "Best of L.I."

December, 2012
Florida Governor & Congressional Official Honor Ben's 40th Year

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Left: Rick Scott, Governor, Florida; Right: Ted Deutch, House of Representative, Florida
 

September 24, 2012

Christine Giordano/ Long Island Newsday

Executive Suite: Ronnie Dragoon, Greenvale

Ronnie Dragoon, 63, chief executive of Ben's Restaurant Group Inc., began as a political science major and community organizer through Volunteers in Service to America, finding winter coats and food subsidies for needy kids.

Now he's the visionary who launched one kosher deli on Long Island 40 years ago and grew it to six Ben's locations with a workforce of more than 300, takeout counters, dining rooms and an off-premise catering division that recently hosted an event in Washington, D.C.

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