Michael Romano

Partner, Union Square Hospitality Group

Michael Romano is President of Culinary Development for Union Square Hospitality Group, which includes some of the most highly acclaimed restaurants in NYC: Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, Eleven Madison Park, Tabla, Blue Smoke and Jazz Standard, Shake Shack, The Modern, and Cafe 2 and Terrace 5 at MoMA, as well as Hudson Yards (fine dining catering and large-scale sports and entertainment events). He is responsible for the development of culinary programs and kitchen design across all of USHG, and he helps select and serve as a mentor to USHG’s peerless team of award-winning chefs. Michael is also directly responsible for USHG’s role in Union Square Tokyo.