Take Thanksgiving to new culinary heights (and skip the work) with specially-crafted holiday meals at these five NYC mainstays.
Eleven Madison Park
This elite eatery is offering up a holiday edition feast. Ingredients will include foie gras, rye crumble, wood sorrel, hibiscus and chestnuts, to name a few. DETAILS Seatings will be continuous from 12 to 8:30 p.m. $195 per person. 11 Madison Ave., 212.889.0905, elevenmadisonpark.com
Chef de Cuisine Brandon Kida will be serving a four-course contemporary American menu that utilizes local ingredients from the Northeast. The menu will be available during three specified seating times. Special Thanksgiving cocktails will be available and you’ll dine to the likes of live jazz music. DETAILS $115 per person, children $55. 700 Fifth Ave., 212.956.2888, peninsula.com
The Thanksgiving Day carte du jour at Daniel will be laced with seasonal flourishes and modern French flair. Among contemporary landscape and neo-classical architecture, your dining experience will coincide with elegant ambiance, producing a delightful holiday scene. DETAILS 12 to 7 p.m. $175 per person, children $80. 60 E. 65th St., 212.288.0033, danielnyc.com
True to form, Le Cirque will be offering an unparalleled dining experience this Thanksgiving, earning its place on New York’s gastronomical landscape. The three-course meal will feature pumpkin veloute, venison and roasted organic turkey breast. DETAILS $119 per person. One Beacon Court 151 E. 58th St., 212.644.0202, lecirque.com
Delivering French, American and Asian nuances, be sure to expect one of the most exquisitely complex thanksgiving meals you’ll ever have. Food offerings range from hamachi to caramelized beef tenderloin to foie gras stuffing. DETAILS $148 per person. 1 Central Park West, 212.299.3900, jean-georges.com