Featuring a single, seasonally driven tasting menu of between 18 and 22 courses, the experience of dining at Alinea is not only delicious, but also fun, emotional, and provocative.
#2 Daniel, New York City
Chef Daniel Boulud’s renowned restaurant delights the senses with elegant ambiance, gracious service and delectable menus in the heart of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. This Relais & Châteaux member’s award winning contemporary French cuisine is inspired by the seasons and accompanied by world class wines.
#3 Le Bernardin, New York City
Eric Ripert is the chef and co-owner of the New York restaurant Le Bernardin, which ranks 24 on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. The celebrated restaurant holds three stars from the Michelin Guide, has maintained a “29” food rating from the Zagat Guide since 2011, the highest of any restaurant in the city, and has upheld a four-star review from The New York Times for over two decades.
#4 Eleven Madison, New York City
Eleven Madison Park is a Contemporary American restaurant located at 11 Madison Avenue in the Flatiron District in New York City, run by Chef Daniel Humm and Restaurateur Will Guidara.
Next constantly explores the world of cuisine, changing our prix fixe menus and dining experience completely every four months. Founded by chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas and under the direction of Executive Chef Jenner Tomaska, Next has received an unprecedented thirteen 4-star reviews from the Chicago Tribune and won a James Beard Award as Best New Restaurant in America.
Chef Cimarusti is completely dedicated to procuring the finest sustainable seafood—from regional coasts and international waters—and treats those ingredients with uncompromising respect and sophisticated technique.
#7 The French Laundry, Yountville, California
Through The French Laundry’s menu, which changes daily, the restaurant commits itself to creating classic French cuisine with the finest quality ingredients, along with a similarly intense focus on impeccable guest service.