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A Taste of Asia in NYC

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A Tasting Event Celebrating Our City's AAPI Communities
A Taste of Asia in NYC

Join us for A Taste of Asia in NYC, a tasting event celebrating our city’s AAPI communities. Featuring a curated selection of 40 restaurants serving Asian-inspired bites in Madison Square Park, this night honors the diversity and vitality of AAPI culture and cuisine in New York City and beyond. This event is in partnership with our Associate Board member Simon Kim of Michelin-starred COTE Korean Steakhouse, and benefits Apex for Youth, City Harvest, and Madison Square Park Conservancy. Co-Chairs for A Taste of Asia in NYC include Nayun & Simon Kim, Hajin Lee & Michael Chung, Phillip Lim, Audrey & Danny Meyer, and Wen Zhou.

EVENT DETAILS

A Taste of Asia in NYC
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Premium Tasting Hour 5:30 – 6:30 PM
General Admission 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Madison Square Park

Benefactor ($50,000)

— 20 tickets

— Name listed as a Host Committee Member on select event materials

— Special thank you from stage during event

— Access to VIP area with private bar, dedicated server, and exclusive experiences

— Premium tasting hour at 5:30 PM

Leader ($25,000)

— 15 tickets

— Name listed as a Host Committee Member on select event materials

— Special thank you from the stage during event

— Access to VIP area with private bar and exclusive experiences

— Premium tasting hour at 5:30 PM

Champion ($15,000)

— 10 tickets

— Name listed as a Host Committee Member on select event materials

— Special thank you from the stage during event

— Premium tasting hour at 5:30 PM

Supporter ($7,500)

— 6 tickets

— Name listed on event signage

— General admission at 6:30 PM

Friend ($1,000)

— 1 ticket (limit of 4 tickets)

— General admission at 6:30 PM

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PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS

Wu’s Wonton King

Milu

Chinese Tuxedo

Mimi Cheng’s

NEW WONJO

LittleMad

COTE Korean Steakhouse

DANJI

Nami Nori

o d o

Thai Diner

Thaimee Love

Wayan

GUPSHUP

Rahi

Junoon

Saigon Social

Di An Di

Shake Shack

Undercote

Double Chicken Please

Bessou

Kopitiam

Mŏkbar

Jean-Georges

Nom Wah

Falansai

Win Son

Pinch Chinese

Madame Vo

Melba’s Restaurant

Mochidoki

Nobu

Host Committee

ABS Partners Real Estate, LLC
Ascend Capital Partners
E. Desiree Asher
Celia Au
Richard Axilrod
Joseph Bae & Janice Lee
Bank of America
Banneker Partners
Gemma Chan
Bing Chen
Fala Chen
Alex Chi & Margaret Jan
Lucia Cho
Jessie Ding & Ning Jin
Mr. Wilson Ervin
Forth Management
George Comfort & Sons, Inc., Jamestown, L.P., and Loeb Partners Realty
Gracious Hospitality Management
Goldman Sachs
Rosanne Hu
Chef Daniel Humm
Kelly LeValley Hunt
Bobby & Carola Jain
Rita Jammet
Chef Thomas Keller
Laura Kim
Lisa Kim & Eunu Chun
Yao King
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Miyoung Lee & Neil Simpkins
Eric T. Lee & Cindy Chua
Min Jin Lee
Robert Lee
Heesun Lho & John H Lee

Tina Leung
Li Jun Li
Sophia Li
Ida Liu, Citi Private Bank
Tzi Ma
Melvin Mar
Ajay Nagpal
Millennium Management
New York Life
Chef Nobu Matsuhisa
Van Phu
One Madison Condominium
Reavis Page Jump LLP
Reilly Opelka
Amitha Raman & Neil Luthra
Chef Eric Ripert
Howard & Simone River
Marcus Samuelsson
Schulke Inn Family Foundation
Eric & Erica Schwartz
So-Chung Shinn & Tony Lee
The Sriratana Family
Kristen Suh & Jeana Chung
Tiffany & Co.
Teresa Tsai
Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten
David & Cynthia Wassong
David Windreich and Chris Hikawa
Ezra William
Jason Wu
Ron Yuan
Geoffrey Zakarian
Jan & Steve Zide
Zide Family Foundation

SUPPORTERS

Accenture
Murali Balasubramanian, J.P. Morgan Advisors
David C. Chung, FARMACY BEAUTY
Credit Suisse
East West Bank
Felicitie Daftuar
Erica & Anand Desai
Steven Fuld
Kristen & Marc Glosserman
Goodwater Capital

JLL Hotels
Jordana & Adam Grunfeld
Emily Rose Laochua, Credit Suisse
L&L Holding Company, LLC
Leslie Spira Lopez & Mark Lopez, Kew Management
Audrey & Sean MacIsaac
Boram Nam & Suk Park
Barbara A Pearl
Kendra & Jeffrey Simes
Zegar Family Fund

In an effort to keep our community safe, we require proof of vaccination from all guests at the event. Acceptable methods for providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination, include: CDC Vaccination card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, Excelsior Pass, Health Pass by CLEAR, and NYC COVID Safe App. You must provide matching government issued ID to accompany proof. Other health and safety requirements may be required in addition to the vaccine.

All proceeds support Apex for Youth, City Harvest, and Madison Square Park Conservancy. Contributions are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. The non-deductible portion of each ticket is $75.

For more details, contact Dana Klein at 212-520-7597 or dklein@madisonsquarepark.org.

In the event of a necessary cancellation, all ticket purchases will be converted into fully tax-deductible donations.

Madison Square Park Conservancy, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of
the Internal Revenue Code. Tax ID #: 14-1859935.

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