The U.S. Open may be known for its world-class tennis players but its food offerings are a smash.
Celebrity chefs David Chang, Josh Capon, Marcus Samuelsson, David Burke and others are bringing signature dishes and new items to this year’s event, which officially starts Monday at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
There’s something to please every palate – a Lobster BLT with Applewood-smoked bacon, a double berry ice cream sandwich made with strawberry and blueberry doughnuts, a vegan tofu bowl and the list goes on.
“I always challenge guests to try a little bit of everything,” said chef Jennifer Cox, vice president of culinary at Levy Restaurants, who works with the chefs on their U.S. Open menus.
“Our fans are here for an entire day and sometimes that’s three meals,” she added. “And you can actually eat three meals a day here and have something different.”
Here are just a few of the new items on the menu for the 2017 U.S. Open: