It was Feb. 27, 2008, and Kay LeRoy, ex-wife of the late flamboyant restaurateur Warner LeRoy, and their daughter Jennifer were hosting a dinner at Tavern on the Green. The purpose was to rededicate the Pavilion Room in honor of Jennifer’s late brother Max, a room that now included a 167-foot panoramic mural Read More
July has come and (really) gone, and the Parks Department has yet to choose a bidder to run the legendarily profitable Tavern on the Green restaurant in Central Park.
This spring, when the department was giving potential bidders tours of the premises, Parks officials made vague statements about issuing a decision in Read More
Popular restaurateur Danny Meyer no longer has his eye on the late Warner LeRoy‘s illustrious Tavern on the Green in Central Park.
Bids on the city’s top-grossing eatery are due on Monday, May 18, but Mr. Meyer, an early favorite for the famous space, has decided to withdraw his name from the competition.
According to Read More
Let the bidding begin!
The city Parks Department on Monday released its long-awaited 42-page request for proposals (RFP) from area restaurateurs seeking to operate the lucrative 25,000-square-foot Central Park eatery "currently known as Tavern on the Green."
A number of big names have been mentioned as possible contenders, including Danny Meyer, Drew Nieporent, Dean Poll Read More
"I refuse to sell the soul of Oz," a defiant Jennifer Oz LeRoy, the alluring 30-year-old owner of Tavern on the Green, said in an interview with Page Six Magazine.
As The Observer reported last year, Ms. LeRoy is facing a potential bidding war over the iconic Central Park eatery–the Read More
Two of the city’s top banquet behemoths were honored last night at the International Special Events Society’s Annual Big Apple Awards at Cipriani Wall Street:
Michael Desiderio, chief operating officer of Tavern on the Green, and Joe Cozza, vice president of sales and marketing at Cipriani USA–both of whom are facing significant challenges these days Read More