The Hawaiian Room
1937 – 1966
“A romantic atmosphere for Dining and Dancing, an authentic setting complete even to a tropical rain storm – Entertainment – Hawaiian Music – Songs and Dances…Native Hawaiian Dishes and Beverages, also the famed Lexington cuisine.”
Restaurant Associates (Jerome Brody and Joseph Baum, Managers, and Alan Lewis, Director, 1956 – ?)
Charles Rochester (Manager, 1937 – 1956)
Albert Stöckli (1956 – ?)
Hotel Lexington, Lexington Avenue at 48th Street, Basement
The Hawaiian Room. Documentary. Directed by Ann Kirk. Kaneohe, Hawaii: Hula Preservation Society, 2012.
Mariani, John with Alex Von Bidder. The Four Seasons: A History of America’s Premier Restaurant. New York: Smithmark, 1999: 8, 16-17, 42, 65.
- Early experimentation for the menu of the Four Seasons occurred primarily in the Hawaiian Room kitchens.
The Four Seasons (Restaurant Associates)
Forum of the Twelve Caesars (Restaurant Associates)
Lüchow’s (Restaurant Associates)
Sunday, September 1, 1940 (New York Public Library, Rare Book Division)