Awards AND ACCOLADES


The Michelin Guide 2015: 1 star

The Michelin Guide 2014: 1 star

The Michelin Guide 2013: 1 star

The Michelin Guide 2012: 1 star

The New York Times : 2 star review (2009)

New York magazine: 2 star review (2009)

Daily News:  3 star review (2009)

Bloomberg: 3 star review (2009)

The L Magazine: 4 star review (2009)

New York Journal: 2.5 star review (2009)

New York magazine "Best New Chef" (2009)

New York Rising Star Revue  award recipient (2009)

The Forbes 2010 All- Star Eateries in New York

GQ: 10 Best New Restaurants in America (2010) #6

New York magazine: "Best New Restaurants", "Best New Chefs" (2010)

Time Out New York: "Eat Out Awards: Critic's Choice- Best Breakout Role" (2010)

Manhattan, The Restaurant Issue 2010: "The 10 Most Exciting Restaurants"

Travel + Leisure "100 Best City Restaurants"

Wine & Spirits "New & Notable Restaurants 2010

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence (2014)

Frommer's New York City: 2 stars (2014)

Time Out New York: 3 star review (2009)

Frommer's New York City: 2 stars (2012)

Zagat New York City: 25, 22,24 (2012)

The Forbes All-Star Eateries New York: 3 stars (2012)

New York "The Platt 101" : #35 Aldea

Eater "The Ulterior Epicure's 25 Best Dishes of 2012": #18 Fresh Corn Polenta

Robb Report "Culinary Masters Competition" 2013

Frommer's New York City: 2 stars (2013)

Zagat "Best Chef's Counters in NYC" (2014)

Opinionated About Dining "2014 U.S Top 100 Restaurants": #91 Aldea

The Village Voice "99 Essential Restaurants in Lower Manhattan" (2014)

Food & Wine Best New Chefs (2011)

Opinionated About Dining "Best Meals of 2011"

Time Out New York "Best Winter Bars- Best Winter Cocktails": Shiprock at Aldea (2011)

Restaurant Business magazine "The Clean Plate Awards"- Sea Urchin Sandwich (2010)