Riccardo Orfino

Chef osteria 57 / Alice Restaurant NYC

Executive Chef Riccardo Orfino comes from a decade of experience in starred restaurants.

His first big opportunity came at the age of 23, when he started working at the 2 Michelin Star restaurant Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia in Milan. Chef Orfino moved to New York and started working as executive chef at Eataly’s Osteria della Pace, where he fully understood the American market and especially the beauty of being Italian in a country that loves Italian products.

Since 2018, he became executive chef and partner of Osteria 57, a seafood and vegetarian restaurant in West Village.

in 2020, together with his partner, restaurant entrepreneur Emanuele Nigro, Chef Orfino opened Alice, a gastro-bistro offering a high-end cuisine.