Taste of Summer 2013
Bethesda Terrace

Savor delicious culinary fare from top New York City chefs and restaurants at this one-of-a-kind tasting event in the heart of Central Park. Held at the iconic Bethesda Terrace, this annual benefit for Central Park Conservancy brings together visionaries in support of its mission to restore and maintain the Park. This year, Taste of Summer will feature a luxury-filled silent auction and music by Alexandra Richards. The Taste Café, available exclusively to table buyers, will be hosted by Crown Group Hospitality featuring food from Crown, The Lion and recently launched Bill's Food & Drink. Don't miss out on this annual kick-off to summer!


For more information about Taste of Summer or to reserve your spot at the event, please contact the Events Department at RSVPevent@centralparknyc.org or 212-446-2242.


  • Park Aficionado Table(s) $20,000: Includes a table for 10 guests and a personalized, granite paving stone on the new Gilder Run, located on the steps of Bridge #24 at the Reservoir.
    ($19,000 is tax-deductible)
  • Park Connoisseur Table(s) $12,000: Includes a table for 10 guests.
    ($11,000 is tax-deductible)
  • Park Gourmet Table(s) $10,000: Includes a table for 8 guests.
    ($9,200 is tax-deductible)
  • Individual Tickets are $400 each.
    ($300 per ticket is tax-deductible)



Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Online ticket sales are now closed for this event.