Buddha Statue inside of TAO Uptown

At this point, almost every U.S. state has entered some phase of reopening. Although many states opened dining rooms and relaxed restrictions in a push for a return to normal, you might still be hesitant. There is nothing like feeling safe while still enjoying the true pleasures of hospitality, and in NYC there is no other group thinking of measures like TAO. 

The TAO Group is a leading restaurant and nightlife company that develops, owns and operates many of the most successful food, beverage and nightlife entertainment venues in the United States. Their have an unparalleled history of unique venues at the “crown” cities in the United States such as Chicago, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and New York City. In New York City, the collection includes Arlington Club, Avenue, Avra, Beauty & Essex, LAVO Italian Restaurant and Nightclub, Marquee Nightclub, Rue 57, The Stanton Social, TAO Asian Bistro Uptown and TAO Asian Bistro Downtown. Expanding to even provide hospitality in Australia and Singapore.


The TAO Group also operates all of the food and beverage outlets of the Dream Downtown hotel including room service, Ph-D Rooftop, Electric Room Lounge, Melvin’s Juice Box and Bodega Negra. Las Vegas operations include TAO Asian Bistro, Nightclub & Beach at The Venetian, LAVO Italian Restaurant & Lounge at The Palazzo and Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan. Marquee Nightclub at The Star – Sydney represents the company’s first international offering. TAO Group regularly brings the brands to additional markets via pop-up venues at noted events such as the Sundance Film Festival and The Olympics, among others. Las Vegas: TAO & TAO Beach at The Venetian | LAVO at The Palazzo | Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas New York: TAO Uptown | Avenue | LAVO | The Stanton Social | Rue 57 | Avra | Beauty & Essex | Marquee | Dream Downtown | Arlington Club | TAO Downtown Sydney: Marquee at The Star Sydney.

TAO Group prides themselves in being the best in the business with a track record like no other. “Home Is Where the Heart Is” for Art Apple NYC that is New York City, and for TAO Group that’s no different. TAO Group is headquartered in NYC with partners Marc Packer, Richard Wolf, Noah Tepperberg, and Jason Strauss bringing decades of hospitality experience to the brand portfolio.

A key notable member of this award winning team is Ricky Tepperberg which needs no introduction , as he’s one of NYC living legends. Which people love and gravitate towards.

Today the indoor dining experience seems like a thing of the temporary past. By thinking outside of the box TAO has innovated ways to use their outdoor spaces with safety precautions to provide its guests with a true memorable experience every time. As it has been within its beginnings, TAO remains exclusive and fun like no other. With this group their new outdoor dining experience is also like no other, specially at their Flagship World Known Restaurant TAO Uptown.

As one of the cities hit hardest during COVID-19 we are New York Strong. After all, New York City is not the same without crowds, taxicabs, great dining, and the vibrancy of its nightlife enjoyed with friends, family and colleges. TAO has taken a step further in concentrating, in not only making their venues operable in New York City, but also perfectly curating adaptable experiences. Where the world is upside down and pandemic is a thing of our every day lives, TAO Uptown has cracked the code when making its outdoor dining still a “TAO Experience“. It is not as simple as it sounds, behind its operations, there is a whole team that is truly dedicated to making this happen. 

TAO Uptown on 42 East 58th Street, New York NY is managed and orchestrated by key members such as Blake Halliday, assistant to General Manager, he makes sure his team members know the training to make magic happen. While guests enjoy a true dining experience in the Central Park South / Park Avenue classic neighborhood, the team is quick to respond to each one of their guest providing outstanding and personal service while maintaining guidelines and ensuring that safety is a priority. All while making sure of a safe social distancing while enjoying a true dining experience during these evolving times.

For reservations at any of TAO GROUP Locations in New York City , the U.S or world wide. Please visit www.taogroup.com.

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