Swiss-born cook Daniel Humm was awarded his first Michelin star at 24 and became executive chef at Eleven Madison Park in 2006 when the restaurant was owned by Danny Meyer. In 2011 Humm with restaurateur Will Guidara took over ownership with the iconic restaurant recipient of numerous accolades, including three Michelin stars and last year held the top spot on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. Make It Nice, their hospitality group currently includes Eleven Madison Park as well as operating the restaurants at the NoMad hotels in New York and Los Angeles and the fast-casual restaurant Made Nice.
Daniel is opening a dedicated restaurant in Mayfair's Claridges hotel, taking over Fera. A London outpost of the hip NoMad is also in the works. The boutique bolthole debuted in New York City’s Nomad (meaning north of Madison Square Park) neighbourhood in 2012 and spawned a second outlet in Los Angeles, with a third slated for Las Vegas. The exact location of the London property is yet to be revealed, however rumours have circulated that the property is to include a restaurant by Daniel Humm.
The restaurants have been inspired by Humm's time spent throughout Switzerland, California, and New York City - and rooted in the same traditions found at their critically acclaimed, Michelin three-star rated Eleven Madison Park. The more casual offering features his refined, seasonal European-American cuisine. Check back for further information.
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Black truffle and foie gras-stuffed roast chicken