Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare
Brooklyn Fare stems from the vision and dream of Moe Issa. Moe who was born and raised in Brooklyn recognized that the neighborhood was changing into a bustling residential community but lacked quality food in the area.
He identified a need for reliable grocery vendors and went on to create Brooklyn Fare.
Moe is quoted as saying: “Our goal at Brooklyn Fare is to merge the gourmet with the familiar,” and this they successfully did when Chef’s Table was introduced. Brooklyn Fare is known for well-known for providing fresh, wholesome and delicious prepared foods and groceries in the neighborhood.
With the introduction of Chef’s Table, visitors and regular customers of Brooklyn Fare can experience Michelin Star dining in a relaxed environment.
The dining experience at Chef’s Table
As mentioned above, at Chef’s Table you can experience the three Michelin starred cuisine from chef Cesar Ramirez in a beautiful, sophisticated and relaxed setting.
Diners are seated at the kitchen counter while Cesar and his team prepare the most amazing dishes made with products that are in season. The kitchen counter communal dining experience is where the relaxing ends. Chef’s Table has a strict dress code that is described as formal business attire.
Customers to the Chef’s Table have the unique opportunity to watch the kitchen team go to work on putting all the dishes together. There is nothing more satisfying than knowing where and how your food is made.
You are also surrounded by classic and sleek lines of a modern day restaurant kitchen but still gives you a feel of home. The metallic finishes of the kitchen counter and accessories speak volumes of the dining experience’s sophistication and elegance.
The seafood and selfish menu are inspired by Japanese cuisine and French method. The tasting menu is only available for two and a half hours as the Chef is dedicated to using the freshest products and produce that is in season.
The Chef’s Table wine menu boasts over 7000 European wines from countries such as Germany, Austria and various regions in France, such as Burgundy and Champagne. Since 2015, the Chef’s Table has been awarded the Best Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator.
Where to find Chef’s Table
The Chef’s Table is situated inside the Brooklyn Fare market in the Hudson Yards. The restaurant and market are easily accessible from the A, C, E, and number 7 New York subway lines.
As mentioned before, there is a strict dress code, and jeans, flip-flops, shorts and sneakers for men are not allowed.
The Chef’s Table does take reservations and opens up reservations every Monday at 10:30 in the morning. Reservations can be made six weeks in advance, and the reservations do fill up quickly.
It is advisable to reserve your seats as soon as possible. Also, you are able to reserve a seat at the counter or a table, and there are two seatings for each category.
To experience fine dining up close and personal it is best you reserve your seat at the kitchen counter as soon as possible. Chef’s Table is popular, and seating will certainly be taken up quickly.