Per Se

Recommended by : George Mendes (Chef/Owner, Aldea), David Burke (Chef/Owner, David Burke Townhouse), Bill Telepan (Chef/Owner, Telepan), Curtis Stone (Host, Top Chef Masters), Dana Cowin (Editor-in-Chief, Food & Wine), Hal Rubenstein (Editor-at-Large, InStyle), Elisabeth Holder (President, Laduree), Mike Doyle (Actor), Jacques Pepin (Chef & Author), David Burtka (Actor), John O’Hurley (Actor), Marc Forgione (Chef), Cynthia Nixon (Actress)

Cuisine:French, Nouveau American. Price: $$$$. Location: .

The masterpiece by Thomas Keller has become a New York institution that breathed life into the art of the tasting menu. With one of the best views in New York, overlooking Central Park on Columbus Circle, Per Se is the absolute definition of fine dining. Perfect for special occasions, romantic affairs, and celebrity spotting – Thomas Keller’s prix fixe menu is a rare treat to be appreciated by all at some point. Make a Reservation.

“The Masterpieces are Daniel and Per Se; they’re enormous inspirations for me.” – George Mendes (Chef/Owner, Aldea)

“My favorite fine dining…I’d have to say Per Se.” – David Burke (Chef/Owner, David Burke Townhouse)

“I love Thomas Keller’s Per Se.” – Curtis Stone (Host, Top Chef Masters)

“Thomas Keller was doing amazing things when I first came to Food & Wine. I watched him open Per Se…I just loved seeing how he has evolved.” – Dana Cowin (Editor-in-Chief, Food & Wine)

“We eat at Per Se every Valentine’s Day…Thomas Keller is one of the great chefs, and also one of the loveliest men you’ll ever meet.” – Hal Rubenstein (Editor-at-Large, InStyle)

“I recently went to Per Se and it was a breathtaking experience. Definitely the top dining experience I’ve had in NYC. I highly recommend.” – Marcus Jernmark (Chef, Aquavit)