Chef Gabriel Kreuther Debuts New Menus in Grand Salon, Baccarat Hotel NYC - New York City Article

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Chef Gabriel Kreuther Debuts New Menus in Grand Salon at Baccarat Hotel NYC

Mar 4, 2019
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Two Michelin-starred Chef Gabriel Kreuther, of Gabriel Kreuther Restaurant in New York City, has introduced his Alsatian-inspired cuisine at Baccarat Hotel New York, stepping into his new role as Culinary Director. Chef Kreuther will oversee all culinary programming for the property, including the Grand Salon’s breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, in-room dining and The Bar. Chef Kreuther will continue to operate and helm the kitchen at his eponymous Bryant Park-adjacent restaurant and Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate next door. Scroll to Bottom for Full Image Gallery.

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Hailing from the French region of Alsace, Chef Kreuther's cooking throughout his illustrious career has been deeply rooted in his Alsatian heritage and classic French culinary technique. His culinary approach is driven by an unwavering commitment to excellence and imbued with thoughtful craftsmanship and luxury—the same defining qualities synonymous with the Baccarat name, both as a hotel and world- class artisans, whose legendary factory is located near Kreuther’s childhood home.

"From his Alsatian roots to his classical French training, Chef Kreuther is an ideal culinary partner whose level of skill and expertise is perfectly aligned with the legendary Baccarat brand," says Hermann Elger, Chief Operating Officer of Baccarat Hotels and Resorts and Managing Director of Baccarat Hotel New York. “His enduring relevance in New York City continues with this very special collaboration, and we are thrilled to offer our guests an enhanced dining experience throughout the hotel,” he adds.

"Baccarat Hotel takes an elegant and sophisticated approach to hospitality that has similarly defined my career and my restaurant—prioritizing high quality ingredients, fine craftsmanship and beautiful presentation," says Chef Kreuther.

View the Grand Salon's New Menus at Baccarat Hotel NYC Here!

At Baccarat Hotel, Chef Kreuther’s menu will predominantly feature new dishes created exclusively for the property, along with several Alsatian signatures from Gabriel Kreuther Restaurant, such as his Kougelhopf, Tarte Flambee and house-made Country Sausage. 

New Baccarat Hotel NYC Menu Highlights Include:

  • Petit Pâté Feuillété "Baccarat": duck, guinea hen, foie gras, veal, green salad | Chef's elevated take on an old Alsatian staple "farmhand food" to pay homage to the craftsman of the Baccarat factory, where workers would enjoy these savory pastries for their meals. **Limited quantities available daily.**
  • Handcrafted Quail & Pistachio Ballotine with green cabbage & gruyere salad
  • Slow-Poached Organic Farm Egg "In A Jar" with Maine lobster, salsify, lobster froth

  • Crispy Shrimp Lollipops with lemongrass ginger sauce
  • Smoked Eel Croquettes with harissa aioli
  • Alsatian Spaetzle with cider-braised rabbit, wild mushrooms
  • Burger a la Façon "Rossini": liverwurst, grilled red onion, comté cheese, black truffle sauce, optional additions: bacon, foie gras terrine

  • Mixed Berry Vacherin: vanilla ice cream, mixed berry sorbet, vanilla meringue
  • Baba for Two: aged rum, whipped vanilla mascarpone, gold leaf. Classic baba served tableside with guest's choice of spirit. When Polish king Stanislaw Orlov was exiled to Lorraine, he was introduced to traditional kugelhoupf cake. After he complained it was too dry, it was soaked in wine, resulting in the first baba.

Chef Kreuther’s menus are now available at Baccarat Hotel New York, located at 28 West 53rd Street in New York City. For more information and reservations, visit www.baccarathotels.com or call 212-790- 8800.


About Gabriel Kreuther -- www.gknyc.com
Chef Gabriel Kreuther is the two-star Michelin and James Beard-award winning chef behind eponymous French restaurant Gabriel Kreuther and neighboring chocolate shop, Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate, located adjacent to NYC’s Bryant Park. Gabriel Kreuther is a Relais & Châteaux property offering a luxurious, seasonally inspired dining experience driven by Chef Kreuther’s Alsatian roots, masterful classic French culinary techniques, an inventive wine and cocktail program and impeccable yet warm service. The distinguished restaurant has two Michelin stars, AAA 5 Diamond status, and a glowing three-star review from The New York Times. Next door, Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate—Gold and Silver winner at the International Chocolate Awards 2018—serves chocolate made fresh on-site by esteemed pastry chef Marc Aumont, who has been heralded for his artful presentation and exquisite chocolates and pastries, combining French technique, New York inspiration, quality ingredients and fine craftsmanship. This winter, Chef Kreuther will launch a partnership with the Baccarat Hotel NY as the new culinary director, overseeing all food & beverage for the property.

About Baccarat Hotel New York
Baccarat Hotel New York is the first hotel and global flagship for the 255-year-old Baccarat crystal brand. Directly across the street from the Museum of Modern Art and steps away from Fifth Avenue’s legendary shopping, the 114 exquisitely appointed guest rooms & suites designed by Paris-based, luxury design team Gilles & Boissier delight the senses with lavish finishes and artisanal attention to detail. Generous amenities include stunning salon-style spaces where guests may enjoy breakfast, cocktails, afternoon tea and light fare; a beautiful barrel-vaulted bar featuring a kaleidoscope of Baccarat crystal stemware; a soothing Spa de La Mer, the first of its kind in the United States, and a 55-foot sunken marble swimming pool complete with day beds reminiscent of La Côte d’Azur. Baccarat Hotel New York has earned the prestigious Forbes Five Star and AAA (American Automobile Association) Five Diamond Awards. For more information, visit www.baccarathotels.com.

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