Best of the West

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Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:30 – 10:00 pm

Under a grand tent on Columbus Ave between West 76th and 77th Streets
VIP Reception Presented By 21WestEndlogo
VIP 6:30 – 10:00 PM
Purchase VIP Tickets! $225

For a second year in a row, New Taste of the Upper West Side enhances an already exceptional experience with its private VIP Reception, presented by 21 West End. Featuring a private lounge and bar and caviar lounge by Olma Caviar. VIP Guests also receive special gift bags from our sponsors. Most importantly for true devotees of the culinary arts, you’ll have early access to 45 of the best chefs on the Upper West Side for an entire hour prior to general admission!

General Admission 7:30 – 10:00 PM
Purchase Gen. Adm. Tickets! $135, 2 for $250
Sara Gore
NBC’s New York Live & Open House

The spectacular culinary weekend comes full circle with Best of the West 2016, celebrating the crème de la crème of Upper West Side cuisine for a ninth year! It’s an exciting evening of grand gastronomy against a backdrop of beauty, high spirits and the sophisticated sounds of Joe Battaglia and his 16-piece New York Big Band, as hosted by the charming Sara Gore of NBC’s New York Live and Open House. More than 46 fabulous Upper West Side restaurants are preparing unique and delectable dishes. Exciting neighborhood newcomers Crave Fishbar, Olma Caviar Boutique & Lounge, and Orwasher’s Bakery will be joining dozens of revered restaurants returning for yet another great year, including RedFarm, Boulud Sud, Dovetail, Rosa Mexicano, and Jacques Torres. A magical feast prepared by Masters!

Featured Chefs and Restaurants:

Alex Garcia
AG Kitchen
Haley and Lauren Fox
Alice's Tea Cup
Manuel Berganza
Andanada 141
Andy Xu
Atlantic Grill
Daniel Boulud
Bar Boulud
Travis Swikard
Boulud Sud
Rodrigo Nogueira
Burke & Wills
Jose Paulo Cortes
Bustan
Michael Navarrete
Cafe Luxembourg
Edward Crochet
Caffe Storico
Pat Murrell
Cafe Tallulah
Jorge Adriazola
Calle Ocho
Angel Ramos
Candle Cafe West
Jorge Pineda
Candle Cafe West
Glenn Rolnick
Carmine's
Kevin Garcia
Cesca
Todd Mitgang
Crave Fishbar
John Fraser
Dovetail
Derek Dupree
Ed's Chowder House
Firehouse
Michael Dallaverde
Gabriel's Bar & Restaurant
Michele Weber
Good Enough To Eat
Dave Ferraro
Henry's
Jacques Torres
Jacques Torres Chocolate
Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Jean-Georges
Miguel Angel Monteros
La Salumeria
Ed Brown
Lincoln Center Kitchen
Daniel Anconetani
Lincoln Center Kitchen
Lincoln Square Steak
Bobbie Lloyd
Magnolia Bakery
Aliyyah Baylor
Make My Cake
Olivier Dessyn
Milllefeuille Bakery
Andy D'Amico
Nice Matin
Edward Eliachov
Olma Caviar Boutique & Lounge
Keith Cohen
Orwashers Bakery
Joe Ng
RedFarm
Joe Quintana
Rosa Mexicano
Mark Rosati
Shake Shack UWS
Bill Peet
Tavern on the Green
William Harris
TESSA
Michele Brogioni
The Leopard at des Artistes
John Greeley
The Loeb Boathouse
Bill McDaniel
The Mermaid Inn
Scott Bryan
The Milling Room
Bruce and Eric Bromberg
The Ribbon
Brian Ellis
The Smith
Wendy Israel
Treat House
Christophe Toury
Voilà Chocolat

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