American Express Unveils First-Ever Platinum House in New York City

Platinum House in New York City


American Express Platinum House will debut for the first time ever in New York City, for Platinum Card and Centurion Members during Small Business Saturday. On November 30 and December 1, American Express will bring together three top New York City restaurants from the Global Dining Collection, including Cote, Legacy Records and Wayan, to provide Platinum Card and Centurion Members a respite from shopping during Small Business Saturday.

“We’re excited to bring together these three amazing restaurants who are each integral to the fabric and vibrancy of their respective neighborhoods in New York City,” said Deborah Curtis, VP, Head of Global Brand & Product Experience and Partnerships at American Express. “On the 10th annual Small Business Saturday, Card Members can experience the benefits of shopping small even while dining out.”

To celebrate Small Business Saturday, chefs from the Global Dining Collection restaurants will showcase signature dishes inspired by, and sourced from, their favorite local suppliers, complimentary to Card Members at the Platinum House. Card Members will also have the opportunity to purchase gift cards to Cote, Wayan and Legacy Records, extending the holiday spirit throughout the season.


In addition to small bites, Platinum Card and Centurion Members will be treated to specialty cocktails* created by Undercote, select wines curated by Parcelle and coffee. Exclusive offerings will be curated by Platinum Collective Members, an advisory board made up of tastemakers and entrepreneurs, including:

  • Made Of protein beverages by Kirsty Godso
  • Specialty cocktail using Gotham Greens by Viraj Puri
  • Custom gift wrapping curated by Sarah Andelman (up to two gifts per person)
  • Signed copies of More Than Enough and Meet & Greet with Elaine Welteroth** 
  • A local NYC shopping guide curated by Elaine Welteroth, Kirsty Godso, and Zanna Roberts Rassi

Guests can visit the pop-up to learn about the benefits of shopping small and to pick up their complimentary Small Business Saturday tote, keeping their holiday gifts a surprise as they hit the neighborhood.

The Platinum House will be open from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1. Located on 5 East 17th Street, New York City, the Platinum House will be open exclusively for Platinum Card and Centurion Members and up to three guests each.

As part of Small Business Saturday, Platinum Card and Centurion Members can also visit participating Global Dining Collection restaurants in select cities to receive a specialty gift while dining out. For more information and to learn more about the Platinum House, visit

*Must be of legal drinking age to consume alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly.
**The book signing will occur on Saturday, November 30 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, complimentary books are available while supplies last