Chef Michael White studies, compares and contrasts different cultures' culinary philosophies to create unique recipes and restaurants of unsurpassed quality. He mentors and develops chef talent across the group that sets the highest standards of quality and consistency.
Multiple Michelin & New York Times Starred Chef
James Beard Award Winner: Best New Restaurant 2010, Marea
James Beard Nominations: Best Chef NY 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Successive years of 4 & 5 Star recognition from Forbes Travel Guide
Invited to cook for several United States Presidents
Prior recognition from Relais & Chateaux and the Bocuse d'Or USA Foundation's Culinary Council
Named one of the 40 Most influential New Yorkers under 40 by Crain's New York Business