Unique Food Festival to Open Adjacent New York's Hotel Pennsylvania in Midtown Manhattan

Jul 08, 2015, 11:15 ET from New York's Hotel Pennsylvania

NEW YORK, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is known for its proximity to city hotspots such as Madison Square Garden and the Empire State Building, and now they are excited to welcome the new Penn Plates Food Festival by UrbanSpace to the area for fellow guests and residents to enjoy.

Talented New York chefs and epicureans have taken up residence adjacent to the Hotel Pennsylvania at One Penn Plaza – Park East, between 7th and 8th Avenue with entrances on 33rd and 34th Street. Vendors are serving up fresh and original meals that utilize the region's best produce and local ingredients. At Penn Plates, gourmands can expect a perfectly curated blend of culinary stars, including Roberta's, Calexico, Black Iron Burger, Jicama "California Street Food," and Melt Bakery.

"We are excited about the arrival of Penn Plates in Midtown South, adding further excitement to the city's new 'it' destination," says Fred Grapstein, Senior Vice President, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania. "With Times Square and other popular attractions nearby, we welcome this great addition to our doorstep."

In addition to delighting visitors with imaginative meals, snacks and beverages, Penn Plates also provides chefs with the unique opportunity to experiment with new dishes in a lively, collaborative environment. As the market tends to attract adventurous eaters, chefs are able to try out new flavor combinations, and receive immediate feedback from their customers.

"We're thrilled to welcome many of our vendors from past markets as well as some new partners, and look forward to bringing new dining options to one of the city's most bustling neighborhoods," added Eldon Scott, President of UrbanSpace.

Midtown has transformed in recent years into a vibrant, 24/7 neighborhood filled with exciting dining and nightlife, great hotels and a diverse mix of businesspeople and tourists who are attracted to its close proximity to one of the busiest transit hubs and accessibility to nearby neighborhoods like Hell's Kitchen, Garment District, and Chelsea.

About New York's Hotel Pennsylvania:
Since 1919, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania has been host to millions of visitors to Manhattan, more than any other hotel in the world. The hotel is one of only two hotels in Manhattan to earn the prestigious ENERGY STAR award, which exemplifies superior energy performance and efficiency. With 1,700 rooms and over 90,000 square feet of function and adjacent exhibit space, the hotel's location on 7th Avenue at 33rd Street is conveniently located in Midtown within walking distance to many of Manhattan's famed tourist attractions, including Times Square, the Theater District and the Empire State Building. Directly across from Penn Station and with most major subway lines within one block makes getting to and around Manhattan exceptionally easy. Book your Hotel Pennsylvania stay online or call 212-736-5000 (direct) or 800-223-8585 (toll-free). The World's Most Popular Hotel is a registered trademark of New York's Hotel Pennsylvania.

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