Eleven Madison Park is one of the most famous and expensive high-end dining venues in the world. It announced on Monday that it plans to operate as a plant-based and almost all-vegetarian restaurant, becoming the most eye-catching in the hotel industry. One of its names, to stop offering animal-based restaurant products.
When Madison Park reopens in New York City in November this year, its $335 tasting menu will be entirely derived from “vegetables and fruits from the earth and sea, beans, fungi, grains, etc.”, Daniel’s Restaurant The chef and owner Ham said in a statement. Ham said that milk and honey will still provide tea and coffee, but otherwise the menu will be vegan.
Ham said: “I find myself most inspired and inspired by dishes, which are centered on impeccable vegetables and naturally tend to adopt a plant-based diet.”
This move came when the food and catering industry began to reconsider its relationship with meat and took measures to address the environmental and health effects of animal product diets.The famous cooking website Epicurious recently announced that it will no longer publish beef recipes. Fast food giants such asAnd Dunkin has started to provide .
Ham said in a statement that the decision to stop providing meat and seafood in Eleven Madison Park stemmed from environmental issues caused by the pandemic, noting that “it is becoming increasingly clear that the current food system is fundamentally Unsustainable, so many methods.”
Ham said: “Obviously, after all the experiences of last year, we can no longer open the same restaurant.”
Due to the pandemic, Eleven Madison Park has been closed. Hume said his team has been busy developing alternatives to vegetarian staple foods, such as vegetable soup and plant-based milk, butter and cream.
This move may pose risks to Madison Park, which has more awards and accolades than almost any other restaurant in the world. It received the highest rating of four stars from the New York Times. It is one of the only 14 restaurants in the United States with three Michelin stars; and was named the “World’s Best Restaurant” in 2017. Currently, of the 135 three-Michelin-star restaurants in the world, only one does not offer meat or seafood: Beijing’s King Delight. In January, the Michelin Guide awarded its first star to ONA, a vegan restaurant in Bordeaux, France.
Ham said he believes the move will be “worth the risk.”
He said: “I don’t lie. Sometimes I get up in the middle of the night thinking that we are abandoning the risks that once defined our dishes.” “But then I went back to the kitchen to see what we created.”