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Major Food Group (MFG) is a hospitality company founded by Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi, and Jeff Zalaznick. From a small, intimate restaurant located in New York’s Little Italy, MFG evolved into a hospitality powerhouse and one of the fastest growing hospitality companies in the United States within less than a decade, garnering national and international attention and accolades along the way for our unique style and culinary prowess.


MFG currently operates twenty-one restaurants: Carbone (New York, Hong Kong, Las Vegas), ZZ’s Clam Bar, Dirty French, Santina, Parm (Soho, Upper West Side, Battery Park, Brooklyn), Sadelle’s (New York, Las Vegas), the Polynesian, Don Camillo, Golda’s and MAJOR GOOD/Torrisi. MFG also operates Lobby Bar at the Ludlow Hotel, and provides all food, beverage and event services for the Ludlow Hotel. Most recently, MFG opened THE GRILL, THE POOL, The Pool Lounge and The Lobster Club in The Seagram Building, completing an iconic restoration of the most historic landmark restaurant space in America.


MFG seeks to transcend traditional hospitality models by offering multi-dimensional, immersive experiences that are deeply-rooted in and inspired by relevant history and culture. Every aspect of each concept is meticulously designed and extensively researched with the goal of transporting guests upon arrival. They are created and operated in a way that is respectful of the past, exciting for the present, and sustainable for the future. More than brick and mortar establishments, MFG’s brands represent a way of life. They tell complete stories and provide guests with unforgettable experiences.

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