After just three years at Atera, Chef Matthew Lightner is leaving to pursue a new opportunity. Atera will undergo a short closure in April and reopen with a new executive Chef, Nordic Star Chef Ronny Emborg of Copenhagen. Ronny currently works as the head chef at Restaurant Marchal in Copenhagen’s luxury hotel d’Angleterre. Restauranteur Jodi Richard carefully selected Chef Emborg for the position stating:

“Chef Lightner’s influence will always be a part of Atera and we wish him well on his new venture. Chef Emborg was a natural choice as Chef Lightner’s successor and we are thrilled to welcome him into our Atera family.”

Mrs. Richards continues:

“With the entry of Chef Emborg, we will enhance the Atera dining experience that will highlight Chef Emborg’s creative dishes and an innovative twist on a classic dining experience for our guests.”

Chef Emorg is only 32 but has already worked alongside many of the worlds best chefs and gastronomic masters include , and Rasmum Kofoed at Geranium.Under Chef Emborg’s management, both Marchal and his previous position at top restaurantAOCwere awarded with Michelin-accolade within just a year.

As his career evolved, Ronny Emborg has defined“The Sensory Kitchen”a kitchen of pure tastiness that enhances the pleasure of dining with the full use of taste, sight, color and smell to a higher level of gastronomical excitement.


Atera

77 Worth Street

New York, NY

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