NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a promotion that might be straight out of the “Mad Males” Don Draper playbook.
Brooklyn’s famed Peter Luger Steak Home has teamed with Madame Tussauds to have superstar wax figures mingle with patrons, selling the easing of coronavirus pandemic restrictions on indoor eating in New York Metropolis.
A wax Jon Hamm — recognized for his portrayal of advert govt Draper within the hit TV sequence — might be discovered on the restaurant’s bar Friday with a cocktail in hand.
Different figures on mortgage from Madame Tussauds embody Michael Strahan, Jimmy Fallon, Al Roker and Audrey Hepburn in Holly Golightly of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” mode.
Peter Luger “thought this may be a enjoyable, secure option to fill a few of the seats that want to stay empty as we proceed to combat the pandemic,” stated restaurant vice chairman Daniel Turtel.
As of Friday, eating places within the metropolis had been allowed to fill 35% of their indoor seats, up from 25% beforehand.
Peter Luger, in enterprise for greater than 130 years, will preserve the mannequins till Monday. After that, they’ll return to the not too long ago reopened Madame Tussauds in midtown Manhattan.
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