Michael Ferraro is a member of Zagat’s inaugural class of “30 Under 30” in 2011, Michael Ferraro has since established himself as an authority within the culinary industry. He has participated in the New York City Wine and Food Festival and the South Beach Food and Wine Festival numerous times, where his Banh Mi won the title of Best Sandwich at the Soup’er Sandwich event.
He has also been featured on many national TV networks such as CBS, ABC, NBC, VH1, WPIX, Travel Channel, Iron Chef America and Chopped on Food Network, and the Cooking Channel. Chef Ferraro has also appeared as a judge on Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay.
In 2008, Ferraro took over the kitchen at the recently-opened SoHo restaurant Delicatessen, where he elevated the cuisine to its current state, continuing to update the menu seasonally and reflecting his most recent travels. Ferraro opened macbar in the fall of 2009, a restaurant fully dedicated to gourmet macaroni & cheese which is located behind its sister restaurant Delicatessen.