2021: Manhattan Voted Alex Guarnaschelli – Butter Midtown Best Chef!
Alex Guarnaschelli – Butter Midtown
70 W 45th St
646) 719-1364 – http://www.butterrestaurant.com/
Alex Guarnaschelli is a Food Network star, award winning chef and executive chef at Butter Restaurant in Midtown Manhattan. At Butter, Guarnaschelli uses local farmers market offerings to create a seasonal menu that will leave you wanting more and never getting bored. Manhattan’s favorite cook believes that the closer food is cultivated, the more flavor it has, which is why she prefers to source locally grown ingredients. In the early years of her career, this famous chef worked at a number of restaurants in France, New York and Los Angeles. Guarnaschelli became the executive chef at Butter in 2003, since then she has starred on Food Network Star and been a regular judge on the popular show Chopped.
2020: Manhattan Voted Michael Anthony – Gramercy Tavern Best Chef!
Michael Anthony – Gramercy Tavern
42 E 20th St
(212) 477-0777 – www.gramercytavern.com
Gramercy Tavern has made a name for itself as one of America’s favorite restaurants since Danny Meyer opened its doors in 1994. The renowned eatery has welcomed guests to dine on delicious, contemporary American cuisine for over two decades. Executive Chef Michael Anthony joined Gramercy Tavern in 2006 and has led the restaurant to win multiple awards from the New York Times and the James Beard Foundation. The restaurant offers two menus for guests to choose from. The a la carte Tavern menu is available during the afternoon and the evening and features rustic fare like heritage goat ragu and duck liver mousse. The pre-fixe Dining Room menu offers a three-course meal with choices like beer tartare, tilefish and apple upside down cake.