Michael Ferraro

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Executive Chef, Delicatessen, Macbar, Soho - New York

Chef Michael's interest in food began around his family's kitchen table. His Southern Italian parents exposed him to cooking that fused fine Mediterranean flavors with the quality and freshness of Southern Italy's ingredients, paving the road to graduate from the Culinary Institute of America at the young age of 20. Ferraro's experience in New York's most prestigious kitchens includes: Beacon Restaurant, Jean-Georges restaurants, and the Four Seasons Hotel NY. Ferraro began his work at Delicatessen in 2008, elevating the cuisine and keeping things fresh and fun season after season. He is also the creator and Executive Chef of Macbar, a restaurant dedicated to gourmet macaroni & cheese. In 2011, Ferraro was honored to be included in Zagat's inaugural year of NYC's 30 Under-30. He has been featured on CBS's Saturday and Sunday morning shows, Cooking Channel's Food(ography), the Travel Channel's Food Paradise, as well as Food Network's Chopped and Iron Chef America. In 2013 Ferraro was published in The Best Chef's America as being recognized as one of the country's top chefs. In 2013, Ferraro traveled to Taiwan to film the documentary Taste Taiwan, which aired on the Discovery Channel in February 2014. Chef Ferraro partnered with globally recognized Orgreenic, to create his own knife line Fire and Ice, set to sell worldwide this February 2014.

Executive Chef, Delicatessen, Macbar, Soho - New York

Chef Michael's interest in food began around his family's kitchen table. His Southern Italian parents exposed him to cooking that fused fine Mediterranean flavors with the quality and freshness of Southern Italy's ingredients, paving the road to graduate from the Culinary Institute of America at the young age of 20. Ferraro's experience in New York's most prestigious kitchens includes: Beacon Restaurant, Jean-Georges restaurants, and the Four Seasons Hotel NY. Ferraro began his work at Delicatessen in 2008, elevating the cuisine and keeping things fresh and fun season after season. He is also the creator and Executive Chef of Macbar, a restaurant dedicated to gourmet macaroni & cheese. In 2011, Ferraro was honored to be included in Zagat's inaugural year of NYC's 30 Under-30. He has been featured on CBS's Saturday and Sunday morning shows, Cooking Channel's Food(ography), the Travel Channel's Food Paradise, as well as Food Network's Chopped and Iron Chef America. In 2013 Ferraro was published in The Best Chef's America as being recognized as one of the country's top chefs. In 2013, Ferraro traveled to Taiwan to film the documentary Taste Taiwan, which aired on the Discovery Channel in February 2014. Chef Ferraro partnered with globally recognized Orgreenic, to create his own knife line Fire and Ice, set to sell worldwide this February 2014.