Ambra’s Executive Chef – Hollywood Life

chef John DeLucie
Image Credit: Courtesy of Ambra

In search of an intimate dining destination? Look no further than Ambra. The West Village eatery, designed by Legeard Studio, seats a modest 72 diners creating the ideal setting for a conversational meal.

In addition to the unparalleled ambiance, guests are truly in for a treat when it comes to the food, of course. John DeLucie, one of New York City’s most popular chefs, is reconnecting with his Southern Italian roots through Ambra’s menu.

chef John DeLucie
chef John DeLucie (Courtesy of Ambra)

The menu features antipasti, pizze, paste, secondi, and a selection of rich and decadent desserts. Highlights from the antipasti section include:

  • Crispy Artichokes with Lemon Aioli
  • Arugula and Fennel Salad
  • Fluke Crudo
  • Whipped Mortadella
  • Pistachio Pugliese Bread

Highlights from the pizza section include:

  • Robiola with White Truffle
  • Rosso Tomato and Chili
  • Soppressata with Hot Honey

Highlights from the paste section include:

  • Tonnarelli Spaghetti
  • Pappardelle Braised Short Rib Ragù
  • Rigatoni Eggplant
  • Tomato and Ricotta Salata
  • Gnocchi Alla Vodka
  • Spicy Lobster Spaghetti
  • Gnudi Brown Butter Sage

Highlights from the secondi include:

  • Branzino Acqua Pazza
  • Tagliata Di Manzo New York Strip
  • Pollo Al Mattone,
  • Cotoletta Veal Chop
  • Salmone Alla Griglia

“The menu is an opportunity for me to cook my absolute favorite foods, aiming to excite our patrons, offering homemade pastas, and share them with our community in New York, which as a chef, is a privilege,” DeLucie, author of The Hunger: A Memoir of an Accidental Chef, says.

DeLucie’s resume also includes co-founding The Waverly Inn in 2005, partnering with Cafeteria Group to reopen the Empire Diner in Chelsea in 2017, opening Ainslie in 2019 and more.

Dining and cocktails service at Ambra will be available 6 days a week, Tuesday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to midnight. Brunch soon will be introduced for weekends as well. Ambra officially opened its doors to the public September 19th, following a series of private NYFW dinners led by an exclusive September 6th grand opening dinner.

To show their loyalty to their neighborhood locale, any Greenwich Village local residing within the 10014 zip code, with ID Proof, will receive a standing 10% discount off their meal check.

Ambra is located at 569 Hudson Street, New York, NY, 10014.

Follow for social media updates at @AmbraNYC.
Website: www.AmbraNYC.com

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Ambra@theinfluence.com / 917.470.5330

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