Monterey American Brasserie
37 East 50th Street at Madison Avenue, New York City
Simon Oren, Dudi Sasson and Chef James Tracey bring midtown Manhattan a glamorous bold American restaurant. A raw bar features every crustacean imaginable, and servers stroll through the dining room brandishing custom gueridon carts preparing items tableside. The menu circles the globe offering Chef Tracey’s seasonal cuisine alongside an extensive selection of Prime Dry-Aged Steaks, and Roast Prime Rib of Beef. Designed by Scott Kester and Dudi Sasson, the two-floor lofty space is comfortable and lavish with an expansive bar and seating for upwards of 200 guests; perfect for large group dining, with private rooms for business and social events. Befitting the group’s other properties, including Isabelle’s Osteria, Dagon, Nice Matin, Marseille, and Barbounia, beverage director Aviram Turgeman’s wine list is award-winning, and his cocktails are expertly shaken and stirred.
The executive chef, is offering an ambitious menu of smoked beef tartare, a fall harvest salad with figs and pumpkin, pork trotter and sweetbread roulade, and more...
Look for dishes like king crab cocktail, fried artichoke, shrimp and grits, aged Porterhouse, pan-roasted salmon, and cinnamon sugar doughnuts for dessert.
New York City is returning to its olden days of glitz and glam, and one restaurant in particular is hopping on that trend: Monterey.
Chef James Tracey
A nationally acclaimed chef with over 30 years of cooking experience in the kitchens of Craft, Starr Restaurants, Gramercy Tavern, Colicchio & Sons and Lespinasse, Executive Chef/Partner James Tracey draws inspiration from greenmarkets and local farms, creating dishes with clean, bold flavors that best showcase the ingredients.
Pork Trotter & Sweetbread Roulade$26
goose and duck ragout, whipped ricotta
radicchio, figs, pumpkin, pumpkin seed, aged sherry vinaigrette
House Smoked Prime Beef Tartare$29
pickled quail egg, cornichons, potato chips
Cinnamon Sugar Donuts$16
trio of sauces (berry, chocolate & whiskey)
Cocktails & Wine
Beverage director Aviram Turgeman’s cocktails will be imaginative takes on classic favorites. Known for his award- winning wine lists (Nice Matin, Isabelle’s Osteria, Dagon), Aviram takes it even further with an extensive selection that reflects the classics of the world with benchmark producers of each appellation.