Businessman, restauranteur and world-famous chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has collected awards like others collect stamps. Born in Alsace, and trained in the South of France, he also spent some time in Asia, developing a passion for flavours and textures, and developing his signature “vibrant cuisine”. The elegant dining experience of Jean-Georges in New York, with a neutral colour palette, and views of Central Park, sets off the sophisticated menu to perfection.
Type of cuisine: Asian Fusion.
Location: 1 Central Park West, New York, NY 10023.
Phone number: +1 212 299 3900
Opening times for lunch: Monday – Sunday 11.45 to 2.30pm.
Opening times for dinner: Monday – Thursday 5.30 to 11pm, Friday – Sunday 5.15 to 11pm.
Prix fixe (choice of 3 dishes): £69 ($US 108).
Dinner Tasting menu: £108 ($US 168).
Lunch (2 plates): £24.5 ($US 38) – each additional plate £12.2 ($US 19).
Lunch dessert tasting menu: £7.7 ($12).
Why is it so tasty?
Individual style and fresh ingredients.
What to order?
Japanese Snapper Sashimi, Duck with Cracked Almonds and mango lassi with carrot froth are recommended by Zoe Beckham.
How long do you have to wait to be seated & get food?
For prime dinner times, make a reservation at least three weeks in advance. Service a little aloof, but efficient.
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