About Frank Castronovo

Frank Castronovo is the chef/co-owner of Frankies 457, Frankies Spuntino, Prime Meats and Café Pedlar, all in New York City. He earned the vernacular of Southern Italian food in his grandparents’ kitchen.


  • Nominee for Best American Cookbook: Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion & Cooking Manual
    James Beard Foundation
  • Two Stars (Prime Meats)
    The New York Times
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in NYC

My Venues

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

"Hands down one of the best in town 🐮🥩"
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"Salute from the land of the Porcini 🇮🇹 🍾#hny"
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"This Calamari dish by @dannyamend is one of my favorites at #frankies570 - It’s all Italian ingredients but has such lovely almost Thai like flavors. Yummmmm! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Also want to congratulate Danny and his wife Freja on the birth of their little baby chef boy Llewyn! 👨‍👩‍👧👶👨‍🍳"
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"Chef Masa’s Wagyu Beef & scallions Chinese-Japanese Style👌🏽 ⛩🥋👨‍🍳"
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