French Chef Joël Robuchon to Oversee World-Class Culinary Experience at One Hundred East Fifty Third Street, N.Y.

French Chef Joël Robuchon to Oversee World-Class Culinary Experience at One Hundred East Fifty Third Street, N.Y.

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One Hundred East Fifty Third Street will bring a Unique Fusion of Design, Culture and Dining to 53rd Street and Midtown East
RFR Holding announced it has appointed world renowned Chef Joël Robuchon to helm the gourmet marketplace and world class fine dining restaurant at One Hundred East Fifty Third Street. RFR’s new luxury residential tower is being developed by Aby Rosen, co-founder of RFR, in partnership with Vanke and designed by British architecture firm Foster + Partners. Joseph Dirand, the award winning architect and interior designer who has built a career on incorporating a quintessentially French style of design into otherwise modern interiors, will be designing the ground-floor food market and second level restaurant. With the opening of this elevated new marketplace and dining concept at One Hundred East Fifty Third Street, Midtown’s Cultural District will become even more vibrant as a destination for residents, New Yorkers, and visitors.

“We have assembled a best-in-class team for One Hundred East Fifty Third Street. Each of our partners was carefully selected to create an iconic tower that creates a wonderful home and enriches the lifestyle of those who choose to live there,” said Aby Rosen, co-founder of RFR.
Joël Robuchon has accumulated 28 Michelin stars, more than any other chef in the world. He was titled “Chef of the Century” by the guide Guilt Millau in 1989 and also awarded the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (France’s Best Craftsman) in cuisine in 1976. One Hundred East Fifty Third Street will welcome the legendary chef and restauranteur to oversee the innovative world-class culinary experience when the building opens in 2017.Spanning two levels, the Joseph Dirand-designed multi-concept space will feature a gourmet marketplace on the ground level, and a fine dining restaurant on the second level, which will join Chef Robuchon’s acclaimed eponymous restaurants in Las Vegas, Macao, Singapore and Tokyo. The Joël Robuchon Restaurants have been awarded the highest rating of Three Stars in cities where the Michelin Guide is represented.

Joseph Dirand is an award winning architect and interior design. He combines minimalism and classic elegance to many of his designs. He has received Wallpaper’s Design Award for the best new restaurant for Monsieur Bleu in Paris and the best hotel for Habita Monterrey Hotel in Mexico. In addition, Maison & Objet named him Interior Designer of the Year in 2013.

One Hundred East Fifty Third Street can be previewed at www.100E53.com