David Burke Kitchen NYC
David Burke Kitchen is Chef Burke's chic SoHo location at the James New York Hotel. Nowhere are the dining options more unique and diverse than at Kitchen. Chef Burke's imaginative reinterpretations of classic American cuisine-from casual share plates to formally-presented dishes-are combined with a focus on locally-sourced ingredients. True farmer-to-table spirit is invoked here. Many of the selections are hardy and seductive, full of bold flavors born from traditional cooking techniques. At the same time, those who prefer lighter, less complex fare will be amply satisfied too, with creative salads, whole chickens and snacks.
Complementing the myriad of dining options are the multi-level, indoor and outdoor spaces that comprise David Burke Kitchen. The main interior is inspired by the surrounding neighborhood and blends the cool, industrial simplicity of SoHo's airy lofts with the rustic warmth of a country abode. The dining room seats up to 130 for a boisterous dinner party or wedding. Upstairs, the glass-enclosed Treehouse Bar offers a birds-eye view of the bustling street below and easily plays host to a cocktail party or a surprise birthday bash.
In season, David Burke Garden, the restaurant's lush outdoor space, offers several options for seasonal gatherings. Verdant and vast, the entire Garden accommodates up to 350 for cocktails, a premiere party, or a product launch. The smaller runway area features outdoor cabanas and is fitting for a ladies' luncheon or a cocktail reception. The Chef's Table is a unique gathering space for the chef's special guests, and makes any birthday or rehearsal dinner a very special occasion. On another level, the Bird's Nest is more private and invokes an urban backyard, complete with comfortable, casual outdoor seating. It is ideal for a baby or wedding shower or celebratory cocktails. Above that, the treetop-skimming Boat Landing is intimate, has dramatic views of the surrounding urban landscape, and is a unique setting for a casual get together.