About Michael White

Michael White is the Head Chef and Owner of the Altamarea Group, which is composed of the restaurants Marea, Chop Shop, Ai Fiori, Vaucluse, Osteria Morini, Nicoletta, Restaurante Morini, Osteria Morini and Due Mari in New Jersey, Al Molo in Hong Kong, and the delivery restaurant, Costata. Marea has earned two Michelin stars and is a member of the prestigious Relais and Chateaux. The restaurant, Ai Fiori has also earned a Michelin star.

Accolades

  • Two Stars (Marea)
    Michelin Guide
  • One Star (Ai Fiori)
    Michelin Guide
  • Best New Restaurant (Marea)
    James Beard Foundation
  • Nominee for Best Chef: New York City
    James Beard Foundation
  • Three Stars (Ai Fiori, Marea)
    The New York Times
  • Best New Restaurant (Ai Fiori, Marea)
    Esquire magazine
  • Author
    Classico e Moderno
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in NYC

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

From My Menu