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Ben’s In the News

July 1, 2015
The Votes Are In!

Ben's Kosher Delicatessen
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June 26, 2015
Hebrew National Features Ben's In Their Latest Video

At Ben's, we proudly serve Hebrew National! Thanks Hebrew National for featuring Ben's in your latest video! See Ben's Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers founder and owner, Ronnie Dragoon, talk about his love for Hebrew National hot dogs.

Watch the video here.

May 28, 2015


Telecare TV

Ben's on Telecare TV's "Real Food"

Ben’s execs Ronnie Dragoon, Todd Silverstein, and Jaclyn Buccheri  will appear on the show “Real Food” with Monsignor Vlaun. The first airing of the show will be this Sunday 9:30 PM on Telecare TV. Check your local listings for channel number. Future airings will be as follows:


Sunday, May 31st  – 9:30 PM

Monday, June 1st  – 6:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 8:00 PM

Tuesday, June 2nd  – 6:30 AM and 9:30 PM

Wednesday, June 3rd  – 6:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 10:00 PM

Thursday, June 4th – 6:30 AM

Friday, June 5th  – 6:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 9:30 PM

Saturday, June 6th  – 6:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 9:30 PM 

May 5
Ben’s Gives Moms the Day Off With Mother’s Day Offerings

Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen, Restaurant & Caterers is making this Mother’s Day a little more special for Mom with dine-in and catering specials at its seven locations.

Customers who dine in at the restaurant will enjoy a bowl of Ben’s homemade soup or house salad, and coffee, tea, or Ben’s bottomless beverage with a choice of three entrée specials:

● Chicken Marsala — served with rice pilaf and sautéed spinach. Price: $21.99

● Garlic & Herb Baked Salmon — served with garlic mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli. Price: $25.99

● Boneless Rib Eye Steak — served with roasted red potatoes and sautéed string beans. Price: $29.99

Customers may also add a bowl of soup, bottomless beverage, and three homemade rugelach to any regularly priced sandwiches or entrees in the dining room for an additional $7.49.

For those who would prefer celebrating at home, Ben’s also offers a wide variety of catered options including the following popular choices: 

  • Family Dinner for 6. Price: $99.90
  • Party Platter Plus for 10. Price $149.90
  • Do-It-Yourself BBQ for 10. Price $189.90
  • Housewarming Buffet for 20. Price $359.80

For a special Mother’s Day gift, Ben’s eGift Cards are also available. They will be delivered instantly via email, with no shipping or handling charges.

“We would like to invite everyone to bring their mothers to Ben’s on their special day,” said Ronnie Dragoon, Founder/Owner, Ben’s Deli. “And, if your mother loves Ben’s, there is no better way to say thank you on Mother’s Day than with a eGift card for her favorite foods.”

Reservations are welcomed. For more information, visit


April 24, 2015

CUNY TV / Building New York

CUNY Television's "Building New York" Interviews Ronnie Dragoon


CUNY Television 

Ronnie Dragoon on The Stoler Report

Ronnie Dragoon, owner of Ben's Kosher Deli, was recently a member of a panel discussing New York City's kosher delis in the 21st century on CUNY Television's "The Stoler Report." Click here to view the video


Opening Ceremony 


Sitting at the counter of a bustling Midtown kosher delicatessen for lunch, absorbed in a Dr. Brown’s soda and a corned beef sandwich in the company of fellow lone eaters, is a faded New York City tradition.

This counter culture was once common to the city’s lunchtime hours but has declined as delis have vanished. Kosher food is expensive these days, and the city’s flagship delicatessens, such as Katz’s and 2nd Avenue Deli, are better known as historic culinary destinations than everyman canteens, but the solo counter lunch still thrives at Ben’s. Read the Article (PDF)


Sun Sentinel

'Deli Man' a mouth-watering film

Ronnie Dragoon, CEO and founder of Ben's kosher delicatessens (which has a thriving restaurant in Boca Raton), appeared in the film and thinks it will be good for the "deli" industry — about restaurants which feature recipes and culinary garnishes brought by Jews from all over Europe that were introduced to America in the late 19th- and early 20th-centuries. Read the Article (PDF)

Nominate Ben's for The Queens Courier's Best of the Boro 2015!

The Queens Courer is accepting nominations for their Best of the Boro contest! Nominate Ben's for Best Deli here. Nominations close on March 7!