About Michael Fojtasek

Executive Chef/Owner, Michael Fojtasek opened Olamaie in August 2014, bringing the taste of the South with a new modern spin to Austin.

Accolades

  • Best New Restaurant Semi-finalist
    James Beard Awards
  • Best Chef: Southwest Nominee, 2018
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best New Chefs
    Food & Wine Magazine
  • Where to Eat Now
    Texas Monthly
  • Best New Restaurant in Austin
    Austin American-Statesman

My Venues

  • Olamaie
    1610 San Antonio St
    Austin, TX

Behind the Scenes

"Honored to be picked by @StarChefs as a Rising Star. Come out to Fair Market tomorrow night (12/13) for the celebration Gala 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm."
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"Honored to be picked by @StarChefs as a Rising Star. Come out to Fair Market tomorrow night (12/13) for the celebration Gala 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm."
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"First person blueberry shooter. "Shoulda been here in June. You'd have only picked one tree for all that...""
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"Slugburger breakfast biscuit."
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"@olamaieaustin Staff Party. Some of the best people on the planet. Safari followed by Pinball Mania. Thanks @gus_fried_chicken_austin for another delicious throw down!"
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"Sukiyaki Lunchtime. Kappabashi and go. Sad to leave Japan. Really ready to be back @olamaieaustin with my peoples."
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At My Venues