This summer, you’ve got more reasons than ever to visit mad46. You’ll have a fabulous time, of course. And you’ll have the chance to join in the fun of our photo contests on your favorite social media.

The contests change every month to keep it fresh. All you have to do is snap a mad46-themed photo and send it out with the monthly hashtag:


May = #madselfies

June = #madcocktails

July = #madgrub

August = #madsunsets

Take the best photo and you’ll win a $46 gift card to mad46. Another reason to go mad this summer at mad46!

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Roosevelt Cuisine at Home

Did you catch The Roosevelt’s Executive Chef Robert Hohmann on the Kentucky Derby segment of Good Day New York in May? If you missed it, you can recreate the savory dish he prepared in the studio in your own kitchen. It’s also available on the regular mad46 menu.


Country Ham and Bourbon Risotto Arancini:


½ lbs. Arborio rice

¼ cup olive oil

¾ cups diced Spanish onions

½ Tbl. chopped garlic

1 quart chicken broth

¼ cup bourbon

¾ Tbl. thyme

¾ Tbl. chopped flat leaf parsley

¾ lbs. diced country ham

½ cup Parmesan cheese

Salt and pepper to taste


Add the olive oil and ham to a saucepan and cook until the fat is rendered out. Add the onions and cook for another 5 minutes or until golden brown. Add the garlic and cook for another minute. When complete, add the rice to the pan and toast for about two minutes constantly stirring. Deglaze the pan with bourbon and continue stirring until reduced by half.

Start to add the chicken broth to the rice in three stages (for the first stage of the broth, bring to a boil then down to a simmer). When the first stage of broth has soaked into the rice, add the second stage and repeat until the rice is cooked. For the final step, fold in the remaining ingredients and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Spread the risotto on a sheet pan and let it cool (can be done one day ahead). Portion risotto into 1 oz. balls and bread with flour, egg and Panko bread crumbs.

Pour cooking oil in a heavy large saucepan to a depth of 3 inches. Heat the oil over medium heat to 350˚ F. Working in batches, add the risotto balls to the hot oil and cook until brown and heated through, about 4 minutes. Turn as necessary for even browning. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the balls to paper towels to drain. Let rest a few minutes and serve hot.

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Meet Our Staff: Jennifer Blair, Group Sales Manager

2957e21Jennifer arrived at The Roosevelt by way of Boston, but our group sales manager got her start in the hospitality industry in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She earned her business degree in hospitality management at Virginia Tech and began her career at Virginia Beach Resort & Conference Center in the catering department before moving over to sales.

As senior sales manager at the Crown Plaza Virginia Beach, Jennifer gained experience in both group and business travel. She then moved to Boston and Aimbridge Hospitality, where she was group sales manager for Embassy Suites before transferring to New York to join a task force for sales at Sugar Bay Resort and Spa in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

Even though she’s fully immersed in the traditions of our landmark New York hotel, Jennifer is still attached to her beach girl roots. She owns a jewelry business, Beachcomber Designs, and makes all the jewelry by hand using shells and semi-precious stones. She even has a New York City street vendor license!

Meeting people and building relationships with clients are what she enjoys most about group sales at The Roosevelt. As Jennifer says, “Communication is key. This always makes for the best possible client experience.”

Jennifer’s Favorites at The Roosevelt: Cobb Salad with Lobster from Madison Club Lounge; The Blackberry cocktail from Vander Bar.

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Hotel Packages for Business and Pleasure

Summer Getaway Special


Escape to The Roosevelt in New York this summer and see the city from our fabulous rooftop lounge. When you book a Superior or Deluxe level room, you’ll also receive two complimentary drinks and an appetizer to share in mad46.

roosevelt view

With signature cocktails and intriguing light fare, mad46 offers an oasis in the sky with stunning views of Manhattan. This offer is available through the end of September.

Ask for promo rate code GOMAD.

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90th Anniversary Group & Meetings Offer

Exterior1924If you’re searching for the ideal New York City destination for your next meeting or group event, look no further. In celebration of the hotel’s 90th Anniversary this year, we’ve created a special offer to say “Thank You” for selecting the “Grand Dame of Madison Avenue” as your trusted host for meetings and events of all kinds throughout the years.

 Package Details;

Valid for groups booked and consumed now through Dec. 31, 2014.

Book and Consume a Minimum of 90 rooms per night, and get 5% off final bill.

Will upgrade 10 rooms of group block to Jr Suites for just $90 per night

Free wifi included in all rooms

Complimentary meeting room rental

25% off meeting room rental for next meeting

1 hour reception offered for all attendees for just $19.24 per person

To book or for more information, contact or call us at 212-661-9600.

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What’s New at The Roosevelt Hotel

TV or Not TV?

#1635 Deluxe King

That new flat-screen HDTV in your room at The Roosevelt is anything but a mere TV. Sure, it features 65 crystal clear HD channels, iMedia selections from across the Internet, international TV channels and on-demand video. But there’s much more.

You can check out promotions at mad46, Vander Bar, Madison Club Lounge and Roosevelt Grill. You can browse our room service menus and order a meal to enjoy day or night. Want to know about our guest services or The Roosevelt’s illustrious history? It’s all available on your room’s TV.

Use your TV to access the Web and check emails. You can get airport information and complete express checkout with it too. At The Roosevelt, your TV might more like a personal assistant and an entertainment center in one package.

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