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Dining Keys to the Kitchen


+1 (212) 903 3915

In honour of our 30th year, The Peninsula New York is proud to introduce Keys to the Kitchen, a curated above-and-beyond culinary experience in partnership with New York City’s most coveted restaurants.

Exclusively available to Peninsula guests, the program provides insider access to some of the city’s upscale favorites such as DANIEL, Per Se, The Modern, Gramercy Tavern and more. Guests will enjoy an unforgettable meal complete with a bespoke experience ranging from a behind-the-scenes kitchen tour, meet-and-greet with the Executive Chef, complimentary appetizer or a sampling of something new on the menu.

Participating Restaurants


Since 1993, Daniel Boulud’s eponymous restaurant has earned its place among the pillars of New York’s bustling dining scene, receiving numerous accolades for its refined European cuisine, world-class cellar and gracious hospitality. Executive Chef Jean-François Bruel presents a modern, seasonal menu inspired by flavours from around the world.

Peninsula Guest Exclusive:

Tour of the kitchen and a personalized menu to commemorate the special evening.


Per Se

Opened in 2004, Per Se is Thomas Keller’s acclaimed New York interpretation of The French Laundry. The three-Michelin-starred restaurant features a nine-course tasting menu and a nine-course vegetable tasting menu using classic French technique and the finest quality ingredients available.

Peninsula Guest Exclusive:

Tour of the kitchen and a personalized menu to commemorate the special evening.


The Modern

Founded by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, The Modern is a Michelin-starred contemporary American restaurant at the Museum of Modern Art. Helmed by Executive Chef Abram Bissell, the restaurant features refined, unexpectedly playful dishes that highlight exceptional ingredients and seasonality in two distinct culinary experiences.

Peninsula Guest Exclusive:

Tour of the kitchen with a special bite and the opportunity to reserve the Kitchen Table, a front-row seat in the heart of the restaurant’s kitchen.


Gramercy Tavern

One of America’s most beloved restaurants, Gramercy Tavern has welcomed guests to enjoy its contemporary American cuisine, warm hospitality, and unparalleled service for over two decades. Chef Michael Anthony’s fiercely seasonal menu consists of elegant dishes with a rustic influence that showcase the restaurant’s relationships with local farms and purveyors.

Peninsula Guest Exclusive:

Tour of the kitchen and a complimentary glass of Champagne.

Gabriel Kreuther

Overlooking Bryant Park, chef Gabriel Kreuther’s eponymous restaurant offers a comfortably luxurious, Alsatian-inspired dining experience with a distinctly New York spirit. Gabriel combines his classic French training and Alsatian heritage with his love of New York City to create a comfortably luxurious experience in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.

Peninsula Guest Exclusive:

Tour of the kitchen, complimentary mini tarte flambée and a treat from the Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate Shop.


Jean Georges

The jewel of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s empire, the restaurant offers the very best in fine dining. Awarded four stars by the New York Times and two Michelin stars, Jean-Georges presents exquisitely crafted dishes blending French, American and Asian influences. The local farmer’s market is the driving force behind the seasonal, ever-changing menu.

Peninsula Guest Exclusive:

Tour of the kitchen and a complimentary dessert.



Keys to the Kitchen reservations are based on availability and must be booked with advance notice via the Concierge. Please call +1 (212) 956 3915 for reservations and inquiries. Guests are responsible for all charges accrued during the dining experience.