Feast Your Eyes Tour & Tastings

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Feast Your Eyes™ Tour & Tastings is a new collaboration combining an Art Smart food- and drink- inspired Met museum tour with tastings at either the Aldo Sohm Wine Bar or Amali Restaurant. The Feast Your Eyes Tour can be followed by an optional food and wine pairing at the Aldo Sohm Wine Bar or a six-course dinner at Amali Restaurant. Both of these Feast Your Eyes Tastings menus have been thoughtfully crafted to reflect the culture and cuisine presented by the artworks in the Tour.

Feast Your Eyes Tour blends a love of food, drink and culture on a guided private tour through The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Carefully crafted by art historians and food scholars, this fresh offering details a visual banquet presented through more than twenty-five paintings, sculptures, and objets d’art peppered throughout the galleries. The artwork spans six different cultures ranging from ancient to modern. The slider above brings you through the highlights.

Presented in Art Smart’s signature of-the-moment style, the Feast Your Eyes Tour conversation is inspired by dining rituals, popular culture, and contemporary food and drink trends. This Met tour supports Art Smart’s mission to provide tours that speak to the unique interests and experiences of individuals while helping clients navigate the vast art resources of New York City and beyond in exceptional ways — this time it’s with a foodie twist.

The Feast Your Eyes Tour & Tastings can be customized to hone in on one or more of the following themes: food history, tastes through time, contemporary trends in the industry, drinks and beverages, and wine. See our brochure describing the tour.

Aldo Sohm Wine Bar and Food Pairing

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A custom wine and food tasting can follow at Aldo Sohm Wine Bar in Midtown, which is led by Le Bernardin’s acclaimed wine director Aldo Sohm and his team of sommeliers. Food and wine pairings are a passion of award-winning Aldo Sohm’s and a trait for which he has become well known. For this tasting, Sohm pairs three special wines and one select beer with a Feast Your Eyes Tour-inspired menu of charcuterie, roasted spiced carrots, short rib skewers and chocolate marquise for dessert.
This experience is recommended for individuals, couples or groups of up to eight guests. Priced at $120 per couple (or $60 per person for groups). We can make the reservation for you for anytime after your tour. Explore the pairing.

Amali Restaurant Food and Wine Pairing

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Amali Restaurant’s chef Rachel Goulet, who studied art history as well, created an exceptional six-course dinner that reflects all of the six cultures touched on during the tour. Amali’s tasting can be enjoyed by private groups of four to twenty guests. The food tasting is $100 per person and the wine flight is an additional $45 per person. We can make the reservation for you for anytime after your tour. Read the annotated menu.

 

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