Best of the West vip reception

Presented by
21 west end

Saturday, May 19, 
6:30 PM to 10 Pm 

*food service ends at 9:30 PM

Under our grand tent in the O’Shea Complex Schoolyard, Columbus Avenue between West 76th & 77th Streets

An exclusive, hour-long preview of the event, the Best of the West VIP Reception presented by 21 West End provides an opportunity for participating guests to mingle one-on-one with celebrity chefs and restaurateurs, including this year’s Best of the West Honoree Chef John Fraser, recognized worldwide for his Michelin-starred and award-winning restaurants Dovetail, The Nix, Narcissa, and The Loyal. With limited attendance, special seating area, exclusive early entree to the evening’s food, spirit, wine, and beer presentations, and direct access to the chefs before the main event, the Best of the West VIP Reception is a memorable experience in a relaxed setting for an entire hour prior to general admission. Come join us!


Best of
the West

Presented by
park west village

Saturday, May 19, 
7:30 PM to 10 PM

*food service ends at 9:30 PM

Under our grand tent in the O’Shea Complex Schoolyard, Columbus Avenue between West 76th & 77th Streets

ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE ENDED. We will be selling a small amount of tickets at the door for $175 per person.

A highpoint of this year’s Best of the West presented by Park West Village will be the premiere of a unique section dedicated to signature bars and mixologists, all preparing one-of-a-kind cocktails. Among those participating will be Manhattan Cricket Club, Da Capo, Amelie, Guyer’s, Maison Pickle, Prohibition, and distinguished spirit sponsors Tito’s Vodka and Hiro Sake. Best of the West Honoree John Fraser will be serving exciting tastings from Michelin-starred Dovetail, along with 35 other beloved Upper West Side restaurants, including The Leopard at des Artistes, The Milling Room, RedFarm, Rosa Mexicano, and Crave Fishbar. Live music returns this year, with Joe Battaglia & the New York Big Band further enhancing the ambiance of the Upper West Side’s most anticipated event of the year.

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Featured RESTAURANTs

  AG KITCHEN  Rene Garcia

AG KITCHEN
Rene Garcia

  ALICE'S TEA CUP  Haley & Lauren Fox

ALICE'S TEA CUP
Haley & Lauren Fox

  AWADH  Gaurav Anand

AWADH
Gaurav Anand

  BURKE & WILLS   Ryan Turner

BURKE & WILLS
Ryan Turner

  CAFE FRIDA MEXICAN RESTAURANT  Miguel Espinoza

CAFE FRIDA MEXICAN RESTAURANT
Miguel Espinoza

  CAFE LUXEMBOURG  Michael Navarrete

CAFE LUXEMBOURG
Michael Navarrete

  CALLE OCHO   Jorge Adriazola

CALLE OCHO
Jorge Adriazola

  CANDLE CAFE WEST  Angel Ramos

CANDLE CAFE WEST
Angel Ramos

  CARMINE'S   Glenn Rolnick

CARMINE'S
Glenn Rolnick

  CESCA ENOTECA & TRATTORIA  Isauro Copulin Rosas

CESCA ENOTECA & TRATTORIA
Isauro Copulin Rosas

  CRAVE FISHBAR  Todd Mitgang

CRAVE FISHBAR
Todd Mitgang

  DIZZY'S CLUB COCA-COLA  Corey Samuel

DIZZY'S CLUB COCA-COLA
Corey Samuel

  DOVETAIL   John Fraser  

DOVETAIL
John Fraser
 

  GABRIEL'S BAR & RESTAURANT  Maura Riccobene

GABRIEL'S BAR & RESTAURANT
Maura Riccobene

  HENRY'S  David Ferraro

HENRY'S
David Ferraro

  LINCOLN CENTER KITCHEN  Ed Brown & Justin Rowe

LINCOLN CENTER KITCHEN
Ed Brown & Justin Rowe

  LOEB CENTRAL PARK BOATHOUSE   John Greeley

LOEB CENTRAL PARK BOATHOUSE
John Greeley

  MAGNOLIA BAKERY  Bobbie Lloyd

MAGNOLIA BAKERY
Bobbie Lloyd

  MILLE-FEUILLE BAKERY CAFE  Olivier Dessyn

MILLE-FEUILLE BAKERY CAFE
Olivier Dessyn

  NICE MATIN  Andy D'Amico

NICE MATIN
Andy D'Amico

  ORWASHERS BAKERY  Keith Cohen & Jules Morland

ORWASHERS BAKERY
Keith Cohen & Jules Morland

  REDFARM  Joe Ng

REDFARM
Joe Ng

  ROSA MEXICANO  Ed McDevitt

ROSA MEXICANO
Ed McDevitt

  SALUMERIA ROSI  Miguel Monteros

SALUMERIA ROSI
Miguel Monteros

  SERAFINA UPPER WEST  Jose Romero Bravo

SERAFINA UPPER WEST
Jose Romero Bravo

  SHAKE SHACK   Mark Rosati

SHAKE SHACK
Mark Rosati

  STORICO  James Miller

STORICO
James Miller

  TAVERN ON THE GREEN   Bill Peet

TAVERN ON THE GREEN
Bill Peet

  TESSA  Nicholas McCann

TESSA
Nicholas McCann

  THE LEOPARD AT DES ARTISTES  Vito Gnazzo

THE LEOPARD AT DES ARTISTES
Vito Gnazzo

  THE MILLING ROOM  Phillip Kirschen-Clark

THE MILLING ROOM
Phillip Kirschen-Clark

  THE RIBBON  Bruce & Eric Bromberg

THE RIBBON
Bruce & Eric Bromberg

  THE SMITH  Brian Ellis

THE SMITH
Brian Ellis

  WHITE GOLD BUTCHERS  Jose J. Ortiz

WHITE GOLD BUTCHERS
Jose J. Ortiz

  ZEN TACO  Rene Garcia

ZEN TACO
Rene Garcia

 

COCKTAILS

  AMELIE  Anthony Lemortellec  

AMELIE
Anthony Lemortellec
 

  DA CAPO

DA CAPO

  GUYER'S   Cindy Guyer

GUYER'S
Cindy Guyer

  MAISON PICKLE   Glenroy Brown

MAISON PICKLE
Glenroy Brown

  MANHATTAN CRICKET CLUB   Tim Harris

MANHATTAN CRICKET CLUB
Tim Harris

  NOBODY TOLD ME  Nick Pfannerstill

NOBODY TOLD ME
Nick Pfannerstill

  PROHIBITION   Tristan Colton

PROHIBITION
Tristan Colton

  THE GIN MILL & JAKE'S DILEMMA

THE GIN MILL & JAKE'S DILEMMA

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WE THANK OUR SPONSORS FOR THEIR GENEROUS SUPPORT

 

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