In a grand proclamation of luxury and sophistication, RH (NYSE: RH) has unfurled its inaugural Champagne & Caviar Bar within the enchanting confines of the RH Guesthouse New York.
Nestled in the subterranean depths of this opulent establishment, this luminous 32-seat lounge beckons discerning patrons into a world of sheer elegance. With walls adorned in iridescent champagne lacquer and handblown amber glass ceilings casting a warm glow, this haven transports visitors to a realm of unparalleled refinement.
Embracing Unprecedented Luxury
Guests making their descent via a floor-to-ceiling European white oak staircase will discover an oasis where Italian Calacatta gold marble tables take centre stage atop marble-mosaic floors, cocooned by plush camel mohair velvet banquettes. It’s here that patrons are welcomed with a curated menu that reads like an ode to opulence itself.
This exceptional culinary offering showcases exquisite dishes adorned with the highest grades of Petrossian Caviar, replete with classic caviar service, a treasury of the world’s most exceptional Champagnes and Vodkas, and a select array of timeless cocktails.
RH Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Gary Friedman expressed his vision behind this exquisite establishment, stating, “The Champagne & Caviar Bar at the RH Guesthouse New York reflects our vision to imagine an alluring space and immersive experience that transports you to both the glamour of secretive and sensual speakeasies of the past and the most luxurious private lounges and clubs of the present.” Mr Friedman further hinted at the brand’s expansion plans, sharing, “Through our multi-year effort to design this extraordinary new concept, we have developed both a passion for and commitment to caviar and have plans to open Champagne & Caviar Bars in Paris, London, and Aspen over the next three years.”
Crafted to Perfection
The Champagne & Caviar Bar menu, meticulously overseen and developed by Mr. Friedman and his Global Culinary Team, has been years in the making. It’s a testament to RH’s commitment to creating a caviar experience that pays homage to tradition while embracing the brand’s distinctive modern perspective.
The menu dazzles with an array of caviar-infused plates, each generously crowned with Petrossian Imperial Kaluga Caviar. Here are some of the culinary treasures that await:
Caviar Cones: Classic cornets filled with toro or salmon, adorned with Petrossian Imperial Kaluga Caviar and a touch of crème fraîche, or simply brimming with caviar and crème fraîche.
Caviar Rolls: Warm, buttery brioche rolls envelop king crab or Maine lobster, enriched with Petrossian Imperial Kaluga Caviar and crème fraîche, or indulgently filled with caviar and crème fraîche.
Caviar Tartares: Fresh toro or salmon tartare with cucumber and chives, or a sumptuous steak tartare, crowned with Petrossian Imperial Kaluga Caviar.
Caviar Potatoes: Crispy latkes or potato skins graced with crème fraîche and chives, or velvety pommes purée, all adorned with Petrossian Imperial Kaluga Caviar.
Caviar Chips & Dip: Impossibly thin homemade potato chips or crisp vegetable chips served on ice with crème fraîche and chives, or crispy tortilla chips accompanied by guacamole, all topped with Petrossian Imperial Kaluga Caviar.
The classic caviar service is nothing short of spectacular, presenting a selection of Petrossian Royal, Imperial, and Special Reserve Caviars, accompanied by blinis, ethereal potato chips, crème fraîche, chives, chopped red onion, and hard-boiled egg.
Desserts to Delight the Senses
Amidst this culinary opulence, the menu also boasts simple yet tantalizing desserts. Choices include the refreshing Grapefruit Granita, fresh Strawberries with Chantilly Cream, and the quintessential American Birthday Cake, available by the slice or as a whole.
To complement the gastronomic offerings, the Champagne & Caviar Bar presents a distinguished list of Champagnes, spanning youthful and vivacious selections to rarities like the 1975 Dom Pérignon Oenothèque.
The menu proudly features a dynamic and ever-evolving assortment, including expressive terroir-driven creations by esteemed grower-producers, Special Club selections, and iconic Grandes Marques Champagnes. The RH Library Selection presents outstanding vintages from Champagne’s most illustrious houses, including Dom Pérignon, Louis Roederer, Salon, and Krug.
The lounge further entices with an international array of esteemed Vodkas, served impeccably chilled and poured tableside, along with a meticulously curated collection of timeless classic cocktails.
Located at 55 Gansevoort Street, the Champagne & Caviar Bar at RH Guesthouse New York welcomes connoisseurs and enthusiasts from 6 pm to 10 pm, Sunday through Wednesday, and from 6 pm to 11 pm, Thursday through Saturday. This enchanting sanctuary promises an unforgettable journey into the realm of luxury, where every dish and drink is a testament to excellence and sophistication.