It’s time for a visit to America’s cultural and culinary mecca, New York City! This “Arts and Dining” experience is the perfect mix of exclusive access to the very best food, shopping, art, entertainment and quintessentially New York experiences the city has to offer. Why stay in a hotel when you can be the guests of Denise & Brian Cobb in their fabulous apartment overlooking Central Park for four nights? It’s the ultimate luxury touch, having a home base for your visit that’s so personally inviting.
Experience the culinary mastery of three NWWF chefs on their home turf. Chef Charlie Palmer presents a special three-course dinner at Aureole with sparkling wine upon arrival and a tour of the famed Aureole Wine Mezzanine during after-dinner drinks. Chef Markus Glocker is also on hand for your special three-course dinner at Bâtard. And chef Tom Colicchio is at the helm when you visit Temple Court at The Beekman for a special tasting menu with wine pairings and a special meet-and-greet with him prior to dinner.
You’ll have two exciting VIP experiences dropping in on the world of live TV. Enjoy a broadcast of “LIVE with Kelly and Ryan” plus a backstage tour and meet-and-greet with co-hosts, Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest and executive producer, Michael Gelman. For a different take on the biz, you’ll have a VIP tour of the CNBC Studios and control room in New York during the “Fast Money” segment with Pete Najarian on set live. Meet Pete and his fellow contributors on the “Fast Money” roundtable, and enjoy autographed copies of Pete’s best-selling book, 22 Rules of Investing. He will also take you on a special tour of the NASDAQ MarketSite located in Times Square! See all the action up close and gain a new perspective on the traders who make your investments sing.
No trip to New York is complete without a great museum visit, and you’ll have behind-the-scenes access to two of the greatest, The Whitney and MOMA, both with privately guided, before-opening-hours tours.
Art you can take home is another theme of your trip, you’ll visit with leading jewelry designer David Webb at his Madison Avenue flagship boutique and atelier and select your favorite piece or pieces with your $25,000.00 gift certificates! A behind-the-scenes tea and tour at Christie’s rounds out your NYC experience, complete with private perusal of an upcoming sale of jewelry and watches. A Christie’s specialist will be your guide.
Experience New York like a native, with an inside pass to the best food, art, entertainment and more. It’s time to get away to the excitement and glamour that only New York City can provide.
Raise your arm high like Lady Liberty herself, The Golden Door awaits!
Trip to New York to be scheduled for mutually agreeable dates at least two (2) months in advance. Ground transportation in New York is not included. For the retail gift certificates at David Webb, winners may use the credited amount towards a David Webb piece or pieces. Visit to David Webb to be scheduled for a mutually agreed upon date and time. “LIVE with Kelly and Ryan” shoots mostly from Monday–Thursday and is to be scheduled at least three (3) weeks in advance. Visit to the CNBC Studios and NASDAQ MarketSite with Pete Najarian is to be scheduled for a mutually agreeable date at least two (2) months in advance. Dinner at Aureole does not include additional drinks not mentioned, tax or gratuity and is valid until January 24, 2020. Dinner at Bâtard does not include beverages, tax or gratuity and is not valid for use on major holidays. Dinner at Temple Court at The Beekman does not include tax or gratuity and is not valid for use on major holidays. The meet-and-greet with chef Tom Colicchio will be based on scheduling and availability.
Denise & Brian Cobb, Michael Gelman, Pete Najarian, David Webb, Lydia Fenet of Christie’s, Linda & Tom Koehn, Charlie Palmer of Aureole, Marcus Glocker of Bâtard and Tom Colicchio of Crafted Hospitality
Airfare donated by Barbara & Ron Balser