Rachel Heller

A staple to the New York City social scene, Rachel Heller lends her talents to a variety of projects. Recently chosen as “The Freshest Face of New Year” by IMDB.com, this rising star is well on her way to becoming a household name. You may also recognize her family of heavy hitters in the industry such as her father Mark Jay Heller, attorney to Jon Gosselin. Her brother, Mike Heller, has worked as Lindsay Lohan’s and Paris Hilton’s power broker. Make no mistake, this Columbia University graduate is making a name of her own with three-feature films lined up for 2010.

Where were you born ?
I was born in Great Neck, New York.
How long in New york:
I have lived in New York City my entire life, since the age of four.
Occupation:
I am an actress, equestrian, fencer, and work part time at Talent Resources.
Favorite Restaurant:
La Grenouille
Best Sushi:
Blue Ribbon Sushi
Best Italian:
Scarpetta and Serafina
Best place for late night dining:
Blue Ribbon Brasserie
Best dessert:
ChikaLicious Dessert Bar
Best place for a romantic date:
Daniel
Best Sunday brunch:
At hotels like the Four Seasons and The Ritz-Carlton
Best place for a power business meeting:
Michael's New York
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Gramercy Park Hotel
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Madison Avenue, Soho, and Bergdorf Goodman
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
My grandpa's store, Erwin Pearl, or Van Cleef & Arpels
Best Spa:
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, New York
Favorite Charity Event:
Museum events
Favorite Cultural Institution:
NEUE Galerie New York
Best Aspect of New york:
Fast transportation, diversity in choices, and the smell (haha).
Best Steakhouse:
Del Frisco's
Best Pizza:
Patsy's Italian Restaurant, Basile's Italian Restaurant
Best Lunch:
Serafina
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
My own
Best Massage:
Chinatown, NY
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
Carmel Car & Limousine Service and Lux Limousine Service
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
A tour of Wall Street
Best Broadway show:
Wicked
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