Expect top-level service, refined French fare, and an elegant Provençal setting at La Panetière. The second floor dining room is especially exquisite.
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La Panetière Restaurant has perfected the gourmet experience of Provence with the best local ingredients, refined and elegant French cuisine, freshly made breads and pastries and the quintessential wine cellar.
Join us for a casual prix fixe $32 lunch, à la carte meals or for an eventful $82 Tasting Menu and enjoy a unique dining experience without traveling to the South of France... or choose from our calendar of specials events such as Wine Tasting Dinners, Holiday Menus and more, to taste our renowned French cuisine.
The restaurant also offers Banquet Facilities and On and Off-Site Catering for special parties.
2009/10: FOOD 27/30
DÉCOR 27/30 – SERVICE 27/30
La Panetière, located in lower Westchester County, was opened in 1985. The structure of the building dates back to the 1800's and was the home of a ship builder.
The restaurant's ambiance and decor focuses entirely on "Provence": this part of the world thought after for its typical folklore. Therefore you will notice that from furniture to china to terra cotta to santons all come from this area epitomized by a "Panetière" (the bread cabinet) symbolizing a warm house welcome.
The cuisine is contemporary French, and the dishes change with the season reflecting upon products purchased from market-gardeners, fishermen, free-range poultry farmers, and other purveyors who deserve the respect of their authentic products.
The dining room on the first floor is separated by hand-painted fresco arches, supported by original beams, and furnished with a working buffet, paintings, and tapestries giving it the feel of an Auberge.
The second floor dining room has been built with a greenhouse effect, giving it a feeling of open spaciousness. This room is mostly used for private parties and can accommodate up to 55 persons. There is also on the same floor a smaller private room that can accommodate up to 20 persons.