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Stay Over & Take Out at One of Manhattan’s Hotel Gems


(NEW YORK, NY) – The Carlton on Madison Avenue, one of the jazziest new hotels in Manhattan, has teamed up with Country, Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s Michelin-rated restaurant to provide guests with a sumptuous picnic basket available for take out to any of the city’s hundreds of parks. This special offer is available on weekends from Memorial Day thru Labor Day.


The Carlton on Madison Avenue presents their “Picnic In The Park” package in New York City which will include:


·         One night stay at The Carlton on Madison Avenue in a deluxe room based on double occupancy

·         A fully loaded old-fashioned picnic basket filled with a full gourmet lunch for two created by Geoffrey Zakarian of Country. Items include: Assorted appetizers, a choice of entrée, beverages and decadent desserts. Selections include rosemary flat bread, tarragon and thyme potato salad, green Muscat grapes, smokehouse almonds, tomato haricot vert salad, cold fried chicken, tuna ciabatta with eggplant caviar and roasted peppers, white truffle lollipops and dark chocolate bark with pistachios, a bottle of wine and two bottled waters.

·         Complimentary welcome amenity of sunscreen, and an assortment of top consumer magazines 

·         Complimentary Continental breakfast for two at The Café at Country


*Room rates starting at $499 per night for a Deluxe Room are based on double occupancy. Package is valid weekends from May 30, 2008 to August 31st, 2008.  Price is exclusive of tax and gratuities, and not available for groups of 10 rooms or more.



To book The Carlton “Picnic in the Park” package, visit or call (800) 601-8500




The Carlton on Madison Avenue is located in Midtown South Manhattan, between New York City’s

Gramercy Park and Murray Hill neighborhoods. Situated in the heart of Manhattan’s business, shopping and entertainment districts, the hotel is within walking distance from the Empire State Building, Times Square, Madison Square Garden, Jacob Javits Convention Center, the Broadway theatre district and Fifth Avenue shopping. The hotel is managed by Gemstone Hotels & Resorts.



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