Ducasse plans St Regis NYC restaurant

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts has announced a partnership with internationally acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse who will open a new signature restaurant at the brand’s legendary flagship, The St. Regis Hotel, New York.Opening in March 2007, the soon-to-be named restaurant will also feature an exciting wine bar designed to educate and delight both new and experienced oenophiles alike.

Chef Alain Ducasse is one of the world’s most decorated chefs and the only chef in the world to own and operate three signature restaurants each honored with three Michelin stars. Ducasse has developed unparalleled expertise over the past 25 years in the art of good living and eating, evidenced by his receipt the world’s most prestigious culinary awards.

“Pairing the talent of Alain Ducasse with the luxury and rich legacy of the St. Regis Hotel, New York will create a distinct and exciting experience,” said Steven J. Heyer, chief executive officer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), the parent of St. Regis Hotels & Resorts. “Our vision is to create a new style hotel restaurant with a theatrical environment, energy and vitality.”

Masterfully utilizing the freshest seasonal ingredients, the menu will feature an elegant cuisine, rich textures and new flavors complemented by one of the most important wine collections in the world today.

“My ambition for The St. Regis in New York is to create a wine and culinary experience with a resolutely unique approach. The goal will always be to create an unforgettable culinary experience,” stated Chef Alain Ducasse.


Recently named the number one hotel in the world by the readers of Institutional Investor, The St. Regis Hotel, New York is the first New York hotel to win the coveted top spot in the survey’s 25-year history. The opening of the Alain Ducasse restaurant, further underscores the hotel’s reputation for and commitment to creating extraordinary experiences for guests.