Like a true New Yorker, expensive eatery Eleven Madison Park is headed to the Hamptons this summer, while their Manhattan location — famed for its $295 tasting menu — is closed for renovations.
The restaurants owners, Will Guidara and Daniel Humm, plan to shutter up on June 9 to renovate the kitchen and the dining room in a redesign that will be headed by Brad Cloepfil.
Humm has already ordered a Molteni stove from France, reports the New York Times, but will be sticking to kitchen gear that reflects the restaurants traditional cooking style. The most significant change will be in the bar area, which will be enlarged and given a more distinct look.
Once the three Michelin-star restaurant closes, they will move into 341 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, which has most recently been home to Moby’s. The temporary set-up is expected to open late June and will be named EMP Summer House. It will include a indoor restaurant, a dining room under a tent with picnic tables and a second outdoor area.
Reservations for indoor seating will be taken online starting on May 1. But don’t bother booking unless there’s an American Express in your wallet. As a partner in the project, it’s the only form of card payment that will be accepted.
You can expect to see Eleven Madison Park back in the city around mid-September with their new look along with some new dishes. [New York Times]