About

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Opened in December 2008, L'Artusi is named for Pellegrino Artusi, (1820-1911) and his self-published cookbook La Scienza in Cucina e L'Arte di Mangiare Bene (The Science of Cookery and the Art of Eating Well). L'Artusi presents a modern take on traditional Italian cuisine, combining comfort and creativity.

Our wine program features a mostly Italian wine list, presented by region with a map of DOCs and DOCGs accompanied by traditional local dishes, helping to demystify Italy, the most diverse viticultural nation in the world.

Our 110 seat restaurant, features two floors of comfortable banquette seating, extended traditional bar, cheese bar and a chef's counter overlooking the open kitchen. Private dining opportunities are also available in our 2500 bottle walk-in wine cellar.

Joe Vigorito

Executive Chef

A native of Ohio, Joe Vigorito's earliest experiences in the restaurant industry were at his uncle's sub shop where he worked as a jack of all trades – from washing the dishes and bussing the tables to working the grill and serving customers. It wasn't until Joe was at The Ohio State University studying Social and Behavioral Sciences when he missed a home cooked meal did he begin to explore the culinary arts.

Upon graduation, Joe enrolled at The French Culinary Institute and formally began his career as garde manger at Mario Batali's Lupa. Since then, Joe has worked in several of New York City's most cherished Italian restaurants including Morandi, Bar Milano, the well-loved but short lived Carmine Club Café, and The Eddy in the East Village.

Not to be overlooked, he’s also spent time in several of the Epicurean Group’s kitchens, first as the sous chef of dell’anima and later as the executive sous chef of L’Artusi under his friend and mentor Gabe Thompson.  Thus, upon leaving Via Carota to assume the role of executive chef of L’Artusi back in September of 2016, it was more of a home coming to Joe, and he couldn’t be happier.

Jessica Craig

Pastry Chef

With over 12 years of pasty experience under her belt, Jessica Craig is the sweet secret behind the mouth-watering desserts at L’Artusi and dell’anima.  A native New Yorker, Jessica has fine-tuned her craft while working for and overseeing the pasty program at several restaurants in the Hampton’s, working with the executive pastry chef of an international catering company in Queens, and most recently as pastry sous chef for Andrew Carmellini’s Tribeca hot spot, Locanda Verde. She has also spent time with some of the city’s top pasty professionals including stages at Eric Ripert's Le Bernadin and at Michael White's Marea.

 Jessica’s passion extends beyond the kitchen. She is active in the community, raising awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Research. She also guest teaches at Long Island Riverhead Boces for the high school level special education cooking classes.

Ahmon Williams

General Manager

Stemming from an admiration and love for New York City, which developed from TV shows where the city was the star, Ahmon always knew he would end up in the Big Apple.  Luck for us, he was equally as passionate about food and turned childhood cooking sessions in his family’s kitchen into a career.

After spending time working in a range of New York City restaurant, he is one of the originals who have been with L'Artusi from the beginning, joining in November of 2008 as part of the opening team.  Over the past nine years he has lead the team with passion and attention to detail, instilling an uncompromising level of hospitality which make L’ Artusi such a special place for customers old and new.

Anncherie Saludo

Beverage Director

Curating and managing the savviest Italian centered wine list in the west village is no small task and our Beverage Director Anncherie Saludo does so with ease….and her guests in mind. Having apprenticed under Joe Campanale and graduating with distinction at both the Intermediate and Advanced Levels from the NYC Wine Spirits and Educational Trust, Anncherie knows the perfect bottle to pair with your meal. 

Ever dedicated, Anncherie travels extensively to Europe each year to taste and meet with fine wine vintners to expand our producer driven options, with her most recent trip focusing upon Piemonte and Alto-Piemonte, Italy. She also works with Italian based companies with product launches and is an advocate for women in the wine industry.

Jorie Morales

Assistant General Manager

Jorie’s passion for the hospitality industry came early. What started as a part time job in college has taken him from San Francisco to New York City two separate times while working in some of the most iconic and most loved spots in the country. Jorie also knows his way around a restaurant having had positions ranging from server and bartender to corporate trainer, all preparing him for his current role as the Assistant General Manager of L’Artusi. 

Whether it be your first or 50th time, Jorie and his team are focused on making each stay impeccable, as for him, “Hospitality is far from servitude, but rather preservation of humanity.”

August Cardona

Managing Partner

Mr. Cardona began his career in the Finance sector but an undeniable connection to the hospitality industry and a passion for food and wine led Mr. Cardona back to the food & beverage industry. Mr. Cardona spent several years at Italian Wine Merchants where he spearheaded several Marketing and Business Development initiatives.  He opened his first restaurant, dell’anima, in October 2007 and, following its immediate success, he and his partners opened their second restaurant, L’Artusi, in December 2008.  Mr. Cardona formed Epicurean Capital (“EpCap”) and Epicurean Management Company (“EMCo.”) in Q1 2009 before proceeding to open Anfora in May 2010.

Mr. Cardona holds a B.S. in Business Management from Cornell University, with a concentration in Food Marketing.  Mr. Cardona sits on the board of Wellness in the Schools and Heritage Radio Network, and on the advisory boards of Greenwich House, Fourth Arts Block and the Food and Finance High School.

Hours & Location

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Hours

Dinner
Sunday-Wednesday 5:30pm-11:00pm
Thursday-Saturday 5:30pm-12:00am

Brunch
Sunday 11:00am-3:00pm

L'Artusi accepts reservations a month prior to your dining date.

Location

228 West 10th Street
between Hudson & Bleecker
New York, NY 10014

Contact

Reservations & general inquiries: 212.255.5757

Other inquiries: info@lartusi.com
Press inquiries: marketing@lartusi.com

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Private Dining

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In the intimate wine room, 2nd floor mezzanine, or full restaurant, L’Artusi can host parties of 10 to 110 guests, making it the perfect location for business dinners, social gatherings, celebrations and showers, and many other events. Our private Wine Cellar accommodates up to 16 people for dinner or brunch, and the upstairs mezzanine can host up to 50 for cocktails and seated events. The entire restaurant is also available for private parties both day and evening with full use of the space for up to 110 guests. Please click here for more information.


Private Wine Room

accommodates up to 16 guests

Welcome your guests to a unique experience in our Private Wine Room, surrounded by 2,000 bottles of Italian wines that comprises our carefully selected wine list.

The Private Wine Room can be booked for an early seating starting at 6PM, late seating starting at 9:30PM, or can be reserved for the entire night. Our Director of Private Dining works with you to create a sharing-style menu based on our seasonal menu.

Food & beverage minimums apply. Please contact us for more details.

Upstairs Mezzanine

accommodates up to 55 guests

Overlooking the main dining room, the entire mezzanine level attached to the Private Wine Room can be reserved for private events. Menus for this space are also designed as sharing-style based off our seasonal menu.

Food & beverage minimums apply. Please contact us for pricing & menu details.


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