about the staff
Chef Nick joined Jack’s Luxury Oyster Bar in 2010 after graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. He quickly rose to the position of executive chef and was invited to cook at the James Beard House. While at Jack’s, he created a recipe for cocktail bar PDT that was featured in the Food & Wine 2012 Cocktail Book. Nick became executive chef at Degustation Wine and Tasting Bar in 2013, which was featured in the Foodie Top 100 Restaurants Worldwide guide that year and consistently earned top Zagat scores each year under his leadership.
In the spirit of this folk tradition, Chef Nick Licata and his team bring the bounty of the countryside to the city. Join us at our Greenwich Village neighborhood spot for artisanal New American cooking, a thoughtfully curated wine list and imaginative cocktails using the highest quality seasonal and sustainably sourced ingredients in a lively, welcoming atmosphere.
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