When dining at Le Chef Bistro in Southampton guests will not only be delighted by a delicious meal, but will also be surrounded by a dozen original oil paintings by Nicolai Cikovsky. Gary Madison, the General Manager at Le Chef, is an avid collector of Cikovsky. It is Gary's collection that graces the walls of the restaurant. Cikovsky was a member of the Hampton Bays Art Group and was a summer resident in North Sea in the 1940s. Local residents will recognize the landmarks of the area that Cikovsky has captured in oil. Gary alternates paintings from his collection through out the year. The art is a wonderful complement to Chef Frank Lenihan's creative and delicious menu that is available year round.
There is a great article about their Le Chef partnership online at 27East here