‘Iron Chef’ David Burke to open his first NYC restaurant in nearly three years

Chef David Burke, a major mover on the culinary scene for many years and an “Iron Chef America” star, has chosen 277 Park Ave. to launch his first New York enterprise in nearly three years.

If evidently we report on a brand new office-tower restaurant each week, it’s as a result of office-tower restaurant leases are getting signed each week. This one’s a partnership between the Stahl Organization and David Burke Hospitality Management Group. In May 2023, Burke will launch a two-part, 6,248 square-foot eatery complicated named Park Ave Kitchen on the tower’s Lexington Avenue aspect.

It will boast a 148-seat trendy brasserie highlighting the chef’s generally whimsical strategy to modern-American delicacies. (Among different well-known dishes, Burke invented scary-looking however luscious-tasting “angry lobster.”) The complicated will even have a 49-seat market/cafe for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Burke’s first plunge into the fast-casual scene. He’ll additionally present catering providers to tower tenants.

The chef runs the favored David Burke Tavern on East 62nd Street and a complete of 15 eateries in the US and Saudi Arabia. He stated he views Park Ave Kitchen “as a new Midtown East community asset” in addition to an amenity for 277 Park tenants.

The areas will probably be designed by architectural agency Lemay + Escobar. The brasserie could have a wall of pink Himalayan salt, chandeliers and ribbed glass partitions between sections.

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