The Lobster Club is a Japanese Brasserie by Major Food Group. It was designed by Peter Marino, and with chef Tasuku Murakami at the helm, this concept celebrates a unique interpretation of Japanese cooking and sushi. Classic techniques like tempura, gyoza, yakitori and robata are on display along with a focus on Teppanyaki and Sushi. Chef Murakami will source his fish through his personal relationships at Tokyo's Tsukiji market ensuring the highest level of quality. Everything on the menu has been designed to be shared, with the focus on food and fun, not formality
THE GRILL is a historically based American chophouse set in midcentury New York. It takes great inspiration from history. Both the time the Seagram Building was built and the restaurants that existed at that time. It is the precursor to the NY Steakhouse, when things were still intricate and elegant. It celebrates all the animals of the land and some of our favorites from the sea. There is extensive table side preparation and service. There is also extensive use of THE GRILL. It is the name of the restaurant, the style of restaurant, and the piece of equipment we use in the kitchen for many of our signature preparations.
THE POOL is a seafood restaurant created by Major Food Group. It is an architectural treasure that will now present the treasures of the world's oceans to match. The greatest expressions of seafood prepared with an eye towards simplicity and a focus on fun. A celebratory experience for all of the senses that incorporates art, architecture, food, and drink. Seafood in all of it's forms raw, cooked, and whole.
Carbone opened in March 2013 and is located in the heart of Greenwich Village. Carbone occupies the space that once housed the legendary Rocco Restaurant, which was one of the most historic Italian-American eateries in Manhattan. Built on the great bones that were already there, Carbone pays homage to the Italian-American restaurants of the mid- 20th century in New York, where delicious, exceptionally well-prepared food was served in settings that were simultaneously elegant, comfortable and unpretentious. The food nods to that same history, but take its culinary cues from the great talents and techniques of the present and of the future. Familiar dishes like Seafood Salad, Linguini Vongole, Lobster Fra Diavola, Chicken Scarpariello and Veal Parmesan are elevated to a new level. The service will transport you to another time; a perfect blend of elegance and of comfort.
ZZ's Clam Bar is a restaurant and cocktail bar located Thompson Street in Greenwich Village. It is a study in raw fish and cocktails from around the world prepared with only the highest quality ingredients. The menu features raw bar selections and small seafood plates accompanied by creative and unique cocktails.
Dirty French is a New York bistro created by Major Food Group’s Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick. The restaurant takes its culinary cues from the timeless dishes and preparations of the classic French bistro and enlivens them utilizing modern techniques and bold flavors. Dishes like Duck à l’Orange with ras el hanout and preserved oranges and Bouillabaisse Noire with rouget, octopus and rouille remain true to their French roots but are restyled with flavors that explore the breadth and depth of the global French culinary influence. Dirty French is located in the Ludlow Hotel in Manhattan’s storied Lower East Side.
Parm is a full-service restaurant that celebrates classic Italian-American cuisine. Parm has restaurants located on the Upper West Side, Battery Park, Nolita and Brooklyn. Parm features excellent cocktails, appetizers like Baked Clams and Caesar Salad, pastas, and entrees such as Chicken Parm and Whole Orata. Parm restaurants are open for lunch and dinner. Parm has received two stars from the New York Times and was named as one of the 101 Best Places to Eat in North America by Newsweek.
The original Parm was a sandwich shop that opened in 2011 on Mulberry Street. That sandwich shop is still located there, and we honor that tradition in all restaurants through take out, delivery and catering that feature our signature sandwiches.
Parm is owned and operated by Major Food Group. Major Food Group is a New York-based restaurant group founded by Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick.
Santina is a coastal Italian restaurant created by Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick. Situated on what used to be the coast of Manhattan where some of the city's first farmers market once stood, Santina takes inspiration from the neighborhood’s history with a menu that highlights vegetables and fish. Dishes like Giardinia Crudite, Spaghetti Blue Crab and Bass Agrigento integrate Italian coastal cuisine with modern culinary sensibilities. Santina is located underneath the Gansevoort entrance to the High Line park in a structure designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano.
Sadelle's is a bakery and restaurant from Major Food Group located in the heart of SoHo. The bakery specializes in one of New York's greatest food traditions—the bagel. Our hand-rolled bagels, pastries and breads are made fresh on-site throughout the day in a glass-enclosed bakery, located in the center of the dining room. Sadelle's bagel and bakery program is the creation of master baker and co-owner Melissa Weller. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features quintessential appetizing selections like sliced-to-order salmon and sturgeon, chopped salads, and other New York classics.