The Carbone Partners Plan a Members-Only Club in New York

Building on the success of their members-only ZZ’s Club in Miami, Jeff Zalaznick, Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi of Major Food Group are planning a New York City location.

The New York branch of ZZ’s Club, to open by the end of the year, will take over the space in Hudson Yards that housed the Tavern and expand it. Occupying three floors and about 25,000 square feet, it will feature a Japanese restaurant (as in the Miami location), as well as lounges, bars, party spaces and an edition of Carbone, their popular Italian restaurant — all of them open only to members, a first. Currently there are five Carbone restaurants, including the original in Greenwich Village and one in Hong Kong.

Mr. Zalaznick did not say how many members they would accept for the club, or the cost of membership, but said there was a waiting list of more than 7,000 for the Miami location, which opened a year ago in the city’s Design District.