Tue, July 5, 2016
Lounge of Altamarea Group’s award-winning Ai Fiori restaurant goes from day to night with menu of coffees and teas, snacks and small plates, handcrafted cocktails and full dining menu
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Guests and visitors to Langham Place, New York are invited to experience the casual elegance of Bar Fiori, an all-day dining and drinking destination lounge on the hotel’s second floor.
Bar Fiori is the lounge adjacent to Ai Fiori, Altamarea Group’s award winning gastronomic restaurant, dedicated to French and Italian Riviera cuisine. Open from 7:00 am, when Ai Fiori begins breakfast service, until last call, Bar Fiori transitions seamlessly from day to night, offering the full Ai Fiori menu at all meal periods (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as well as coffee and tea; a midday menu of small plates and bar snacks; and daily Happy Hour starting at 3 pm, featuring beer, wine and cocktails.
“We are so proud to have Altamarea Group’s Ai Fiori as our three-meal-a-day restaurant at Langham Place,” said Richard Bussiere, Managing Director of Langham Place, New York. “Bar Fiori is the perfect complement to that fine dining experience, offering our guests a respite from the city’s hustle and bustle in a relaxed but extremely elegant setting.”
Menu highlights at Bar Fiori include:
- A two course “Express Lunch” option for $29 per person, featuring the signature White Label Burger, served with bacon marmalade, American cheese, and pomme dauphines on the side
- An expanded menu between lunch and dinner, featuring a selection of crudos, pastas, and the White Label Burger
- A selection of bar snacks, available from 12 pm every day, ideal for a midday snack or as an accompaniment to cocktail hour, including foie mousse with toast, candied pecans, pickled vegetables, and more
- A daily Happy Hour featuring a selection of $10 wines, $6 beers, $12 cocktails, and a snack menu, featuring savory treats such as arancini and lobster toast, among others
- In the Italian tradition of apero-snacks, complimentary house-made cheddar popcorn with any cocktail order
About Ai Fiori
Translated to ‘Among the Flowers’ in Italian, Ai Fiori showcases the modern interpretations of cuisine from the French and Italian Rivieras. The menu features traditional regional dishes from land and sea, as well as a selection of Chef White’s signature hand-made pastas. Ai Fiori is located on the second floor of the Langham Place, New York, and is overseen by Executive Chef Marianne Bondad. Wine Director Raphael Ginsburg oversees Ai Fiori’s wine list, which boasts over 300 selections spanning from Provence to Liguria, representing the regional focus of the restaurant. In addition to the main dining room and Bar Fiori, Ai Fiori also plays host to elegant private events. Ai Fiori has received many awards including one Michelin star and three stars from The New York Times, and has been included in Esquire Magazine’s 2011 List of Best New Restaurants in America. Additionally, New York Post critic Steve Cuozzo deemed the signature dish Astice the “greatest dish in the world.” Ai Fiori ranks among Zagat’s Best Italian in New York City, and the Forbes Travel Guide awarded it four stars.
About Altamarea Group
The Altamarea Group, or “AMG,” is a New York-based restaurant and hospitality group featuring cuisine from acclaimed Chef Michael White, who co-owns the company with fellow principal Ahmass Fakahany. The company has experienced significant growth and recognition within its relatively short history, including opening 16 restaurants in New York, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., Hong Kong, London, Istanbul and Bedford, NY.
About Langham Place, New York
Langham Place, New York is centrally located at 400 Fifth Avenue, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 36th Street. Its 214 guest rooms and suites are some of the largest in the city. Having recently completed the first phase of a renovation by acclaimed interior designers Meyer Davis, Langham Place boasts a residentially-inspired aesthetic, topped off by a multi-million dollar permanent art collection featuring the works of Alex Katz. Foodies will enjoy Ai Fiori, a Michelin-starred restaurant from Michael White’s Altamarea Group, located on the hotel’s second floor. Langham Place also has the capabilities to host meetings, events and social gatherings of all sizes in The Gallery at Langham Place, a full floor of function space on the hotel’s third floor. http://newyork.langhamplacehotels.com
About Langham Hospitality Group
As the wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings, Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of distinctive hotels under The Langham, Langham Place, and Eaton brands that are located on four continents. The Group takes its name from the legendary Langham in London which was widely recognized as Europe's first Grand Hotel. For almost 150 years, this flagship hotel has represented sophisticated and gracious hospitality, a philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses across all properties. For reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.langhamhotels.com.