During the first decade of his career, Chef Gabriel Kreuther created culinary delights at Michelin-starred kitchens throughout Germany, France and Switzerland before bringing his talent to stateside. Chef Kreuther joined the team at La Caravelle, had a leadership role at Restaurant Jean-Georges Central Park before becoming the Executive Chef of the much-lauded Atelier in the Ritz-Carlton, and The Modern, where his cooking received numerous accolades throughout his nearly decade-long tenure. A long-standing member and mentor for the prestigious Bocuse d’Or USA Culinary Council, Team USA placed Silver in 2015 and won Gold in 2017 of the World Competition. Chef Kreuther was named one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs in 2003 and received the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: New York City in 2009.
In June 2015, Chef Kreuther opened the eponymous restaurant, Gabriel Kreuther, fusing his classic French training and Alsatian heritage with his love of New York City to create a comfortably luxurious experience in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Just a few of the accolades include The AAA 5 Diamond Award, Best New Restaurant of the Year by New York’s Village Voice, 3 Stars from the NY Times, Two Michelin Stars , 2023 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award Winner, Wine Spectator 2022 Grand Award Winner, and most recently, was named one of the New York Times’ 100 Best Restaurants in New York City in 2023. The restaurant is a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux Association, as well as part of the highly selective Les Grandes Tables du Monde. Chef Kreuther published his first cookbook, Gabriel Kreuther, The Spirit of Alsace: A Cookbook, sharing his restaurant creations and interpretations of traditional Alsatian dishes in 2021.
In the fall of 2016, Gabriel opened Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate with Pastry Chef Marc Aumont, where the pair combine New York inspired flavors with French techniques, quality ingredients and craftsmanship along with beautiful packaging to create unique chocolates and pastries. Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate has been named the best luxury chocolate by Esquire in 2023 and one of the best gourmet chocolates of 2023 by Spruce Eats.
Gabriel and business partner Eben Dorros, are now collaborating with real estate developer Tishman Speyer to open two dining concepts at The Spiral (66 Hudson Boulevard), slated to open in 2024. The 66-story building designed by Bjarke Ingels, will be home to a full-service restaurant and an all-day cafe serving breakfast, lunch and small plates with wine and specialty cocktails in the evening. The two street-level restaurants will overlook the scenic, four-acre Bella Abzug Park.
Awards & Press
- James Beard Award
- Michelin 2 Stars
- Wine Spectator Grand Tour Selection