Hotel’s Sustainable Evolution Inspires InterContinental New York Barclay’s Natural Power Breakfast
Offering an unsurpassed New York breakfast comprised of local, sustainable and organic food, the InterContinental New York Barclay’s Executive Chef Carmine Marletta has created the Natural Power Breakfast buffet. Sure to provide the energy and clarity necessary for a day on the town or in the boardroom, the $33 buffet is offered Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Reservations are appreciated; call 212-906-1400 or 212-906-3144. The offer is part of The Barclay’s Sustainability in the City, a sustainable hospitality initiative for the classic New York hotel implemented by General Manager Hervé Houdré and his team.
The InterContinental New York Barclay’s Natural Power Breakfast features such items as organic, freshly-squeezed fruit and vegetable juices and yogurt smoothies, Holly’s Organic Oatmeal with Organic Vine-sweetened dried fruits from Southern California, wild honey, organic Berkshire Mountain Granola from Massachusetts, smoked wild Alaskan King salmon, hormone-free meats such as Iowa farm naturally- raised smoked ham, bacon and turkey, Esbenshade Farms, Lancaster Pennsylvania sausage, Prosciutto and salami; organic New York State Old Sheppard Farms organic cheeses including cave-aged cheddar, Camembert and Blue cheese, House made Quiche made with organic flour, eggs milk and all cheeses and meats hormone and antibiotic free, New York State Foie Gras Terrine, grilled tomatoes, organic brioche and apple bread pudding.
Chef Carmine tapped into his own passion for healthy lifestyle, having lost 104 lbs through cleaner, better eating and exercise. "We found the quality of organic and local products far superior and knew we could create a "wow" factor for our guests, instilling a memorable breakfast experience, while energizing them for a day on the town," said Chef Carmine.
Restored to its 1926 neo-Federal style, the classic, yet contemporary InterContinental New York Barclay welcomes guests with a heightened level of personalized service, residential warmth and luxury. Located off fashionable Park Avenue in the heart of midtown Manhattan’s east side, The Barclay is the hotel of choice for the world’s business, diplomatic, cultural and social circles, offering 685 luxurious guest rooms, including 86 suites. Guest rooms provide a stylish, comfortable home setting with office facilities. Eighteen well-appointed function rooms are elegant venues for corporate events, business meetings, and social celebrations. The Barclay is located near the city’s most exclusive Fifth Avenue shopping, dining, Broadway theaters, museums, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Central Park and the United Nations headquarters.
The Barclay Bar & Grill provides American and Continental cuisine with Italian flair in an informal dining atmosphere. Open seven days from 7.00am to 10:30pm. The BB&G is known for its Natural Power Breakfast Buffet offering local, sustainable and organic food. The restaurant’s elaborate Antipasto Bar is offered during lunch, dinner and cocktail time. The Barclay Bar is open through 1:00 am Monday to Sunday, offering a choice of over 100 martinis and cocktails and light menu in a comfortable club-like setting, call 212-906-1400, or 212-906-3144 for reservations.
InterContinental New York Barclay’s "Sustainability in the City" is a holistic sustainable hospitality program in harmony with social and ecological consciousness, based on the Triple Bottom Line of: People, Profit, and Planet. Via local and InterContinental Hotels Group corporate responsibility initiatives, the classic New York hotel is transforming to a model of sustainable practices for a luxury urban hospitality experience. The Barclay is noted particularly for its "Adoption" of a local school, a sustainable purchasing program, CFL bulbs throughout the hotel, employee well-being and integrated charitable initiatives whenever and wherever possible. . InterContinental New York Barclay, 111 East 48th Street, New York, NY 10017 Tel. (212) 755-5900. Facebook: www.facebook.com/NYBarclay ; Twitter: http://twitter.com/IC_NYBarclay