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jonathan waxman

Working as a successful chef, restaurateur and author, Jonathan Waxman has graced such prestigious kitchens as Chez Panisse in Berkeley and Michael's in Los Angeles. Waxman went on to open his own restaurant in New York City — Jams, described by the NY Times as 'a culinary comet', as well as the famed Washington Park. Today, Jonathan is chef and owner of Barbuto in Manhattan's West Village and Jams in 1 Hotel Central Park as well as owning other renowned restaurants across the country.

Jonathan Waxman is the 2016 James Beard Award winner for “Best Chef, New York City”. He was a judge on Bravo’s Recipe for Deception and has appeared on two seasons of Top Chef Masters where he earned the nickname 'Obi Wan Kenobi'. He is the author of cookbooks, A Great American Cook and Italian, My Way. Jonathan currently lives in Manhattan with his wife and three children.


Barbuto continues to be a favorite for both locals and visitors, who enjoy the restaurant's casual sophistication and neighborhood feel. The restaurant occupies an airy garage space on the ground floor of Industria Superstudios on Washington Street, between Jane and West 12th Streets. With garage doors that can be opened and closed, guests can enjoy a sidewalk table in the warm months. The simple décor and open kitchen add to the restaurant's warm and inviting feel.

Street parking is available nearby, and there is also a parking facility on Jane St. closer to the West Side Highway.


group dining

Experience Barbuto from within the Semi Private Dining Room or the Chef’s Table. Barbuto’s intimate and cozy semi-private dining room's atmosphere is perfect for any occasion, whether it's a business function or a celebration with family and friends. The Chef's Table is a rustic open space located in our open kitchen where guests can experience the artistry and energy of the Chef and kitchen in full swing. The Chef's Table can accommodate up to 14 guests for a seated family style dinners while the Semi Private Dining Room seats 10. Both spaces are booked on a first come first served basis with each requiring a room feet to secure the space. At both the Semi Private Dining Room and Chef's Table, guests are served a selection of three to four courses family style, representing the menu's best seasonal dishes.

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A Gift Card from Barbuto makes the perfect gift for co-workers, friends and family.

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A culmination of Jonathan Waxman's culinary vision and love for creating bold flavors with simple ingredients.


For reservations over the phone, please call: 212 924 9700