Altamarea Group

New York, NY


"Altamarea Group creates special memories through exceptional hospitality."

Crafting experiences is what drives us, and each of our restaurants strives for consistency and excellence at all levels. Each restaurant has a convivial core and an element of fun. We built the Altamarea Group brand and its foundation from the client lens as a basis for everything we do. It is this exceptional client loyalty and our talented employees that form our bedrock. Our restaurants have consistently received top recognition and acclaim by the James Beard Foundation, Zagat, Wine Spectator, The New York Times, and Michelin Guide. 
Founded by Ahmass Fakahany and chef/partner Michael White, the group currently owns and operates 12 restaurants worldwide.

Manhattan restaurants: Marea (2009), Osteria Morini (2010), Ai Fiori (2010), New Jersey restaurants: Osteria Morini (2012) and Nicoletta (2014); Washington, D.C.: Osteria Morini (2013) and Nicoletta Italian Kitchen (2015). International ventures include Ristorante Morini (2013) in Istanbul, Turkey and Marea (2019) in Dubai. 

The Altamarea Group is always looking for talented individuals to join our team and fit in our culture of excellence. Whether it is in the kitchen, on service teams, or in our headquarter office, we strive to find people with a genuine love and dedication around food and beverage, and meeting the highest operating and client service standards. Our employees come from all walks of life, but they share in common a true commitment to creating memorable guest experiences and believe in winning together.

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