Citizen Tribeca | Nexus Club New York
A unique and private members club
Improving Community for Tribeca Families
Since its opening in May 2019, the Nexus Club New York has grown and prospered, even during the pandemic. After three years, the Club is a valued part of the Tribeca community with some 400 member families of all ages and life stages.
The club management team is responsible for making NEXUS Club New York a great addition to the neighborhood. General Manager Levi Jones, Executive Chef Bill Reininger and Director of Member Services and Events Carlesse Sue Yek explain what makes the NEXUS Club special
in a city full of options.
Q: What sets NEXUS Club New York apart from other clubs in the city?
A: “At NEXUS Club New York, we are a real club. Not a nightclub, not a men’s club, but a private club for families and professionals from all walks of life who want a vibrant venue in the city that meets a range of requirements. Our style of hospitality is inspired by private clubs commonly found outside of cities, such as golf clubs or tennis clubs. Our staff know our members – and vice versa. We aim to be familiar, comfortable and in tune with each of our members and their specific needs.
“In town, NEXUS is a wonderful place to work or play for business, but also offers an excellent range of personal uses including fitness, spa, dining, bar and even children’s treatments and programs .”
“Our kids club is run by Ricky Altamirano, one of the most valued staff here. It is both fun and professional, creating a wonderful atmosphere for families using this equipment.
Q: Can you tell us more about how members use the club for business and personal purposes?
A: “To put it simply, the club is used for everything from board meetings to birthday parties, and the space is designed to accommodate these different groups with none impacting the other. Whether a member is planning to host a large corporate event, enjoy a casual lunch with friends, or want a comfortable place to work for the day, we have a venue that can accommodate it. welcome.
Q: What do you mean, you’re not like other clubs and you’re not a nightclub?
A: “When people hear ‘a club in New York’ they usually think of either a nightclub or a private men’s club, Soho House or The Knickerbocker Club. NEXUS is different, truly inclusive rather than exclusive. We are a private club suitable for individuals and families living in this area, or their counterparts who are visiting this part of town from many places around the world.
We are not strictly a professional club or strictly a social club; our members use the club for professional and personal purposes. Each space in the club is designed to be both elegant and comfortable.
A common thread about our members – they’re diverse, they’re accomplished, they’re passionate about New York and Tribeca.
Our team’s number one priority is to ensure that every member’s experience at the club is precisely what they want it to be.
Q: What makes the Nexus culinary offer special compared to other clubs or restaurants?
A: “In short, the scope of our offer really makes the difference. There are so many different use cases for Club members, and our challenge is to provide an appropriate dining experience for everyone. Our menus can satisfy the need for a fine business dinner with clients, a casual lunch while working at the club, a multi-course celebratory dinner with friends and, of course, a dinner party. family with toddlers after a busy Saturday afternoon.
“The menu contains familiar and accessible dishes as well as more contemporary dishes, all served in the spirit of elegant and relaxed hospitality. We layer special menus and seasonal changes to make sure there’s always something new to try, even if you visit us several times a week.
“We are also keen to accommodate any member requests, restrictions or allergies. To some extent, we consider ourselves the private heads of each of our 400 member families.
Q: Where were you before Nexus?
A: “Immediately before Nexus, I was Executive Sous Chef for Frenchie Hospitality in Paris. Under my direction, our three points of sale have all been recognized in their category by the Michelin Guide, in particular by obtaining a star for our Gastronomic restaurant. Before that, I was trained by several well-known New York chefs, including Jonathan Benno, Andrew Carmellini and Missy Robbins.
Q: What type of private business events do you organize at the Club?
A: “The Club lends itself to a variety of private business events ranging from more casual business breakfasts and lunches in our restaurant, LOMA Grill, to all-day conferences with custom catering in our boardroom. Bullpen. Our Club Room is perfect for larger-scale round tables with built-in state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities. For evening entertainment, NEXUS Golf, located on the ground floor, offers a unique start to a business meeting while the Shelby Bar is a relaxed yet refined space perfect for corporate happy hours, and the ROSÉ Champagne Bar offers an intimate setting for a sit-dinner. At NEXUS, we’ll create a personalized experience to meet all of your business needs. »
Q: What type of personal private events do you host at the club?
A: “We are proud and honored to be part of so many special celebrations of our members. We’ve hosted a wide range of personal events including wedding and baby shower brunches, birthday spa festivities, Bat and Bar Mitzvahs, birthday and anniversary dinners, engagements and even a wedding. One of our most popular private events is children’s birthday parties in our Kid’s Club where we personalize each child’s special day with decorations, entertainment and a bouncy house. Every opportunity allows us to create unique and curated experiences for our members. »
Q: What type of general club events do you hold at the club for all members?
A: “Each week, we offer unique club experiences to our members. We host weekly social hours with spinning DJ entertainment at the Shelby Bar, exercise classes with our team of expert trainers, and gourmet dining experiences in conjunction with leading beverage houses. For a fun night out with friends, the Club organizes comedy nights, magic shows and live entertainment. On weekends, there’s always something for the whole family, like watching your favorite sporting event in the Club Room or joining us for trivia and bingo nights. Our kids club also offers weekend activities and supervised care ranging from cooking, dancing and acting classes to special craft and photography classes.”
Nexus Club New York showcases all the attributes of downtown living, combining urban experiences with the casual elegance that defines Tribeca. For more information about NEXUS Club New York and to inquire about membership, contact [email protected]
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