The Westin’s NYC restaurant is famous for its seasonal menu and commitment to healthy and organic ingredients. Their bar sources herbs from the Rooftop Garden, located on the Westin’s 41st floor, 384 feet above Manhattan on the hotel’s rooftop. Managed by Executive Chef and Chief Gardener Brian Wieler, the garden currently grows various herbs and veggies. Head bartender Nico Szymanski says of the concept, “It goes without saying that the best part of using our garden herbs is the ‘wow’ factor when you tell guests that they were grown in house. The time Chef brought me a handful of mint he had just cut, while still holding the garden clippers – my bar guests were beside themselves with glee.” Read more.
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