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Families Can Picnic in the Park with NH Collection New York Madison Avenue

by Kimberly Inlander

Jun 14, 2023

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Destinations / Europe

What screams summer more for family travelers than a picnic in a park? In this instance, the park is New York City’s Central Park and the planning is handled by NH Collection New York Madison Avenue. Available now through Labor Day, the hotel partners with Perfect Picnic NYC to offer an exclusive Summer Picnic in the Park Experience.


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“What NH Collection New York Madison Avenue hotel and Perfect Picnic NYC have created is a ready-to-enjoy luxury picnic experience for guests who long for a beautiful, memorable afternoon together as a couple or a family,” said Carlos Salomon, general manager, NH Collection New York.


Three European-style picnic menus are on offer: a romantic picnic basket for two, a family basket or a classic picnic, all designed to offer a picture-perfect afternoon in Central Park. Wendy Weston, founder, Perfect Picnic NYC, personally curated the baskets.


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Each basket includes includes a souvenir blanket; and freshly made European picnic fare like artisanal cheeses from local producers, paté from Larchmont Charcuterie, cured meats from Salumeria Biellese, fresh-baked baguettes, marinated olives, seasonal salads, fresh fruits, assorted baguettinis and home-made chocolate chip cookies or brownies.


Rates start at $50, Tuesday–Saturday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.


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