About Mark Ladner

Mark Ladner is the chef/owner of Pasta Flower, the fast food Italian restaurant coming soon. He gained famed as head chef of the critically-acclaimed Del Posto, cooking a creative blend of rustic Italian flavors, using responsibly raised and locally grown products.


  • One Star
    Michelin Guide
  • Four Stars
    The New York Times
  • Nominee for Best Chef: New York City
    James Beard Foundation
  • AAA Five Diamond Award
    American Automobile Association
  • Co-author
    Molto Gusto: Easy Italian Cooking
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in NYC

My Venues

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

"Excited about these new crispy tidbits @pastaflyer. Fried lasagne bites for dipping into Angry Nonna’s Hot Sauce. Come and get some!"
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"Sunbeam illuminates our golden extra virgin olive oil in Margarita’s Basil Pesto @pastaflyer. Perfect on one of those not hot, not cold mid January days!"
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"Here’s a beautiful close up of our crispy lasagne snack by @bgaltonstudio @pastaflyer Who’s craving a handheld pasta snack tonight?"
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"@pastaflyer photo shoot. Almost ready! Old world at light speed"
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"Lovely day to suck on a nice big pink foot. So refreshing!"
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