Open Table's Diner's Choice
We are pleased to announce that The Olde Bar was named one of Open Table's 2019 Diner's Choice locations!
11 of the best foods to serve at a wedding, according to chefs
Read what Chef Jose says are go-to, classic dishes for any wedding!
Village Whiskey was featured in PhillyBite's "Where to Indulge in Philly's Most Decadent Foods" piece!
A Full Plate: Jose Garces
Suburban Life Magazine features Chef Jose Garces in their February issue.
National Margarita Day: Where to Drink in Philly
Distrito and Buena Onda were featured in places to drink in Philly for National Margarita Day.
Where to Celebrate National Margarita Day
Distrito was featured in a roundup of places to celebrate National Margarita Day by Philly Style Magazine.
Winner of 13th Annual 'Best of Weddings 2019' by The Knot
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts venue was named as a 2019 winner of The Knot Best of Weddings awards!
Top Taco Festival
Jose Garces mentioned as a new participant in 2019’s Top Taco event, Thursday, March 14th at 7PM.
The Most Romantic Restaurants in Philly
Amada is featured as a date night classic and one of the most romantic restaurants in Philadelphia.
Nirvana food, wine festival returns to Sanctuary resort in April
Jose Garces named among other notable chefs participating in The Nirvana Food and Wine Festival this April.
These 9 Restaurants are giving Vegans a Valentine's Day to Remember
Amada’s vegetarian menu is featured in a roundup of restaurants that are vegan/vegetarian friendly for Valentine’s Day.
Weekend picks: Cupid's Undie Run, Lunar New Year at the Rail Park and more.
Tinto is included in a roundup of weekend picks and recognized for their largest menu revamp since opening.
Our very own Amada and Distrito were included in a roundup of 15+ restaurants Offering Special Valentine’s Day Dinners!
Volvér was featured in The Eater's Philadelphia Chef's Tasting Menu Segment! "Jose Garces’ Volvér has gone through a few conceptual changes in the last five years, but it remains one of the most interesting dining experiences around"....
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Valentine's Day, Thursday, February 14th through Saturday, February 16th we will be offering special tasting menus for you and your special someone. Check out our participating locations and make your reservations.
6 Cheese Dishes for National Cheese Lovers Day
Distrito's Queso Dip was featured in Philly Mag as a go-to dish for National cheese Lover's Day!
PHL 17 visits Amada for the start of Restaurant Week.
My PHL 17 steps into the kitchen at Amada to see whats cooking.
ABC's Localish - Volvérs Milk & Cereal
Volvér's Milk & Cereal was featured on ABC's Localish segment.
Restaurant Week Favorites
Amada featured as one of the “longtime favorite” restaurants participating in restaurant week and also featured in the article as offering curated special lunch and dinner menus.
Philadelphia Top 5 Whiskey bars to visit now
Village Whiskey tops the list of best whiskey bars in Philly.
Start the New Year in Style
Volvér is featured as one of three restaurants offering "fine far" during Center City Restaurant Week.
7 holiday cocktail recipes from Philly mixologists are easy enough to make at home
Recipes and directions on how to make The Olde Bar’s “Fumoir de Noel” cocktail at home.
Philly's 20 Biggest Winners of 2018
Jose Garces named among 19 other notable Philadelphians as a “winner” of 2018.
FOX29 Ya' Gotta Try This
FOX29 'Ya' Gotta Try This' featuring Jose Garces creating the Caramel Egg dish at Volvér.
Volvér is one of Philadelphia's greatest lounges
Philadelphia Style Magazine's January issue includes Volvér as one of four "Greatest Lounges" in Philadelphia.
Five local chefs share what they eat during the holidays
Jose Garces, along with other local chefs, share their holiday food traditions.
20 Romantic Restaurants for Celebrating Special Occasions in Philly
The Olde Bar is included in a list of romantic restaurants in Philadelphia
Best Restaurants in Philadelphia
Amada listed as a long-running Philadelphia spot that "doesn't seem to go anywhere anytime soon."
Inside the best restaurants in Atlantic City's casinos, featuring Amada, Ocean Resort
Gamble on These Fun Things to do in Atlantic City
Suggestions on how to have a great day in Atlantic City
Jose Garces Revamps the Menu at The Olde Bar
Philly restaurant community toasts cocktail maven, Katie Loeb
Cocktail Maven, Katie Loeb, is honored after her recent passing. She played a major role in the Philadelphia food industry, including creating the opening drink list for Amada - where her red sangria is still a best-seller.
There are three locals on 'Top Chef' Season 16 - and one wins Episode 1
Natalie Maronski, worked under Jose Garces for 10 years, most notably at Volvér, wins Episode One
The Knot: Best of wedding - Hall of Fame
Garces Group was a Knot Best of Weddings winner! Congratulations to our Garces Events teams for all their amazing work!
Truly unique football party ideas that really score.
Thanksgiving & CO list some great football party bites. The list includes a a “Miami Dolphins Cuban Sandwich” inspired by Chef Jose.
Christmas Eve Dinner Recipes From Chef Jose Garces
CBS Philly featured Chef Jose in a holiday recipe segment! Check out his recipe for Slow Roasted Pork and more!
Tinto's movie production closure
Tinto will be closed from October 12th - October 30th for the filming of a movie.
Volvér featured on Fox 29 Center City District Restaurant Week segment!
Volvér was featured on Fox 29's Restaurant Week segment. Watch Chef Nate provide Mike Jerrick and Alex Holley with a taste of Volvérs Milk and Cereal!
Luna Farm Dinner Series
The Farmhouse collaboration invites guest chefs from near and far to prepare a collaborative dinner with Chef Jose Garces at Luna Farm. Our first pop up featuring Chef Marcus Samuelsson is sold out. Sign up for our mailing list for future event info.
The RH 25
Garces named one of the "Most Powerful Multi Concept Restaurant Group's" by Restaurant Hospitality
Volvér's New Tasting Menu
"Volvér's new tasting menu is 12 courses of art"
9 Must-Try Restaurants and Bars in Atlantic City
Although it's connected to Okatshe by the spacious Bar Olón, this breezy Latin seafood grill with an ocean view could not be more different. The menu runs the gamut from traditional surf 'n' turf to the Latin favorites Garces does so well, like empanadas
The best Philly deals for National Oyster Day
his Jose Garces revamp of the former Bookbinders in Old City is truly one of the best seafood houses in the city, from the luxurious red leather bar stools to the impeccable service of the drink slingers behind the line. The raw bar is always full of top-
Best Restaurants Near the Philadelphia Museum of Art
There's a lot of ground to cover at the main Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Perelman Building across the street and the Rodin Museum a little ways down Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Head to one of these nearby restaurants to recharge after museum hopping.
This JG Domestic Wedding is the Perfect Blend of Modern and Classic
Proof that paired-down decor is sometimes the most stylish. Read more at http://www.phillymag.com/philadelphia-wedding/2017/08/02/cira-centre-atrium-jg-domestic-modern-minimalist-greenery-wedding/#X5gmOPOLYsftD7pl.99
15 Mouth-Watering Reasons to Follow Jose Garces on Instagram
Jose Garces has returned to South Jersey. Luckily, thanks to Instagram, we can see mouth-watering food from our favorite Iron Chef 24/7. Warning: Delicious images ahead.
WHERE TO GET A GREAT BURGER AROUND PHILLY
Come down to Village Whiskey to experience a one-of-a-kind gourmet burger for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Be sure to come by during their “late night” hours to try one of their 200 whiskey options.
24 wins Best of Philly
Philly Mag awards 24 "Best Restaurant for Kids"
The Eater Philly Cocktail Heatmap, June 2017
Garces' newest contribution to Philly’s summer drinking scene is the Balcony Bar, a new pop-up on the balcony of the Kimmel Center overlooking Broad Street
Off The Menu
Jose Garces, the Philadelphia chef who opened Amada in Battery Park City last year, has added this Times Square outlet for Basque food, which he fell in love with while living in Spain.
Chef Jose Garces Brings Flavors Of Basque Region To New Restaurant Near Bryant Park
Chef Jose Garces mines the rich tapestry of Spanish cuisine yet again at Ortzi, which debuted near Bryant Park this week
The 13 Best New Restaurants to Check Out This Week
Philadelphia's Jose Garces, whose Amada opened downtown last year, can now count a Midtown Basque restaurant among his fleet.
First Look: Ortzi, a Basque Restaurant by Chef Jose Garces
The gist: Celebrated chef Jose Garces (winner of a James Beard award for best chef: Mid-Atlantic and owner of several restaurants including Amada, Tinto and Distrito) debuts Ortzi, his second NYC venture
Jose Garces’s Latest is One Reason to Brave Times Square
For his second NYC restaurant, Jose Garces—a James Beard-award winning chef known for both his status as a prolific restaurateur in Philadelphia (and elsewhere) and a stint as a "Next Iron Chef"—mines the rich tapestry of Spanish cuisine yet again at Ortz
Tinto Is Turning Tento
Jose Garces’s Basque restaurant is turning ten, so he’s celebrating with a big party and week-long specials.
Great NYC Restaurants For Graduation Dinners
Amada NYC made Infatuations list of restaurants to host your graduation party!
Weddings: Jayna Patel and Chip Schofield
The winners of our Mamma Mia Wedding Giveaway are featured in Philly.com
FooBooz reviews 24
Garces' new all-day Walnut Street cafe shows what can happen when a restaurant does everything right.
VIDEO: Sneak Peak at Tropicana
Take a quick tour and learn about how Jose Garces came to the Tropicana Atlantic City
2017 Forbes 5 Star Rating
Volver receives a 5 Star Rating from Forbes Travel Guide for second year in a row.
2 Bells for 24
24 receives a VERY GOOD review from Philly.com's Craig LaBan
Garces lands provider deal at New Hope's Playhouse Inn revival
A revitalized building next to a popular Bucks County theater will be served by none other than Philadelphia's Garces Group when it eventually opens along the banks of the Delaware River in New Hope.
12 Restaurants Offering the Finest Spanish Wines
Chef Jose Garces’ first restaurant, Amada, brings authentic Andalusian cuisine to Philadelphia’s Old City. The menu includes traditional tapas, cured meats and cheeses, Spanish flatbreads, and meat and fish dishes; a special chef’s selection tapas menu is
Forbes Travel Guide Gifts Volvér With Five Stars
Volvér, meaning "to return" in Spanish, offers a culinary meditation and represents Garces' return to his most influential culinary experiences across the globe.
The 10 Best Brunches In Washington Square, Philadelphia
Known for its nightlife and sophisticated dining spots, Washington Square West in Philadelphia boasts a bevy of exotic, farm-to-table restaurants that are unique to the city. Read ahead for the 10 best brunches in Washington Square, Philadelphia
Eleven Chops That Prove Downtown Is The Steak Capital of NYC
Amada New York ranks #1 in Eater's Downtown Steak House round up
Three New Garces Restaurants to Open at Tropicana Atlantic City in March
Jose Garces is bringing his culinary talents back to Atlantic City with three spectacular new restaurants opening at the Tropicana Casino and Resort Atlantic City.
The RH 25
Garces named one of the "Most Powerful Multi Concept Restaurant Group's" by Restaurant Hospitality
Garces Wedding Give Away
The chance to win the dream wedding of a lifetime is here for one happy couple this holiday season