by admin on February 2, 2012
UPPER WEST SIDE — Tavern on the Green might have lost its glitz, but it’s still attracting attention from big players in the high-end restaurant world.
The Parks Department on Wednesday hosted a site visit for those interested in taking over the storied restaurant, which is undergoing a renovation that will dramatically scale down its size before it reopens in 2013. Bids to run the site are due to the city at the end of March.
The crowd at the walk-through included Drew Nieporent, founder of the Myriad Restaurant Group, which operates Nobu and Tribeca Grill; a representative of B&B Hospitality Group, the people behind Mario Batali‘s Eataly; Legends Hospitality Management, which runs Yankee Stadium; the Glazier Group, operators of Michael Jordan’s The Steakhouse N.Y.C.; representatives from the 21 Club and City Winery, and chefBill Telepan, of the Upper West Side restaurant Telepan.
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