A $1,550-A-Year Private Members’ Club For Restaurant Regulars Just Raised $2 Million To Expand Around The Globe

Tom Murray | Business Insider | February 4, 2019

INHOUSE is not a concierge service, says the company’s founder Benjy Leibowitz: “That’s a word we’ve banned from our vocabulary.”

While bookings are admittedly a big part of what they do, INHOUSE is a members’ club that attempts to bridge the invisible gap between industry insiders and diners who are passionate about restaurant culture.

At the moment, they’re only accepting members in New York, but they just announced $2 million in Series A funding to help them expand around the globe.

Members of INHOUSE receive priority access to some of the Big Apple’s most exclusive restaurants including Gramercy Tavern, Babbo, and The NoMad, where Leibowitz cut his teeth.

When the team behind Eleven Madison Park — currently ranked No. 4 in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list and previous No. 1 — decided to start a second project, Leibowitz joined as Head Maître D’.

They called it The NoMad and it quickly became one of the most hyped eating destinations in the city.

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