The best-kept-secret lunch location for NYC's designers and their discerning clients, Upper Story by Charlie Palmer sits 14 stories above 3rd Avenue at 59th Street within the prestigious Decoration & Design Building (DDB), a Cohen Design Centers property, of Charles S. Cohen. Upper Story, with cuisine by internationally renowned chef Charlie Palmer, features a united states café menu by day and progressive American, seasonally-driven special events menus by night, featuring local ingredients expertly crafted into delectable dishes by Executive Chef Jennifer Day. With more than 15 years' experience in upscale events, Chef Day combines her life-long desire for food with her incredible attention to detail at Upper Story's large-scale events.
Café menu favorites include Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Arugula and Oven Dried Tomatoes and Scottish Salmon with Wheat Berries and Roasted Artichokes. Enjoy spectacular views of Manhattan for supper, Monday through Friday 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM or for social or corporate functions within the 300 person event space (180 seated) and 1000 sq. ft. terrace. With a modern yet classic design approach, Upper Story offsets a gentle color scheme with dark nuances that complement both the daytime and nighttime views from the restaurant's oversized windows, creating an elegant backdrop for uniquely themed private events, fundraisers, weddings, and more. The readily available midtown location is fantastic for customized events.
The restaurant is located in midtown Manhattan's Design District, home to the DDB, which is an invaluable resource to industry experts who seek to design and decorate luxurious residential and commercial installations. Owner Charles S. Cohen's umbrella company, Cohen Design Centers owns and manages the DDB; the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California; Design Center of the Americas in Dania Beach, Florida; and also the Decorative Center Houston in Texas.
The DDB is open exclusively to the trade and welcomes design industry professionals throughout the planet, who are able to find inspiration in anything from the bespoke furnishings, ornamental wallcoverings and opulent fabrics to unique decorative accessories and dramatic lighting, featuring styles which range from the richly ornate to the sleek and modern. Celebrating 50+ years, the DDB is famous nationally and internationally because the world's most prestigious the place to find over 130 showrooms, and represents over 3,000 leading manufacturers focused on the very best in residential and business interior furnishings, and resource information.
979 3rd Avenue, 14th Floor
Ny, NY 10022
Monday-Friday: 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Available for private events every single day.
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