Auden Bistro & Bar brings to The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park an ideal dining destination featuring Chef Mark Arnao’s refined adaptation of traditional bistro cuisine. Featuring clean flavors, and simple, yet refined presentations, the menu emphasizes regionally sourced ingredients and sustainable seafood. The world famous design firm, The Rockwell Group, has created a beautiful open-floor plan design, tying together the Lobby Lounge, Bar, and Restaurant into a stunning space overlooking 6th Avenue and perfectly mirroring the hotel’s impeccable classic design. <br /><br><br><br />Adjoining the restaurant is the all-new Auden Bar featuring legendary New York barman Norman Bukofzer. As everyone who knows Norman will say, he perfectly exemplifies the meaning of Auden, which is “old friend.” Striking the perfect balance of warmth, conversation, and exceptional bar skills, Norman has been welcoming both old friends and new to his bar for decades.