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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