Watch EMP Staff Trash the Restaurant Ahead of Summer Pop-Up
20 July, 2017
The team behind Eleven Madison Park, the World’s Best Restaurant, recently let GQ film behind the scenes as they brought the curtain down on the restaurant ahead of months of serious renovation work.
Daniel Humm, Will Guidara and the rest of the EMP crew are currently popping up in the Hamptons at the EMP Summer House, where 125 staff are living side by side for 10 weeks, serving luxury causal fare like lobster rolls, cheeseburgers and fried chicken, plus a more refined menu, and of course, plenty of rosé, to New York City summer-escapees.
To mark the closure of the restaurant the team set about "tearing down" the interiors, whilst having a lot of fun with cans of spray paint, in one of the most elegant dining rooms in New York.
All the action was caught in the mini documentary, called Pushing Perfect: Eleven Madison Park, which you can watch below(trashing commences around nine minutes in).
Virgilio Martínez and Pía León's restaurant in Peru has been named the best restaurant of the decade in Latin America in a special edition of the awards ceremony. See the full list of 100 best restaurants.
Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed has decided to stop serving meat at the restaurant currently ranked number two on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But the Danish chef isn't yet willing to go purely plant-based.