Iacopo Falai is the Culinary Director of SA Hospitality Group, overseeing the menus at the group’s New York restaurants including Casa Lever, Sant Ambroeus, and Felice. Falai’s menus showcase his dedication to classic Italian cuisine with a modern twist, including dishes such as the vitello tonnato, cacio e pepe, and cuteleta alla milanese. Prior to working with SA Hospitality group, Falai opened his own trio of restaurants – Bottega Falai, Falai Panetteria and Caffe Falai, serving casual Italian cuisine and imported specialty products. Previously, the Florence native trained as a pastry chef, working alongside renowned chef Michel Bras as a bread baker in his three-Michelin-starred restaurant in France, and developing chocolate-making techniques for Fauchon with chocolatier Michel Belin.
- Bodega Negra