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Inspired by traditions from around the world, ama is a name used across multiple cultures to signify “mother.” Offering an all-day dining experience, Executive Chef Randall DeFalco, formerly of The Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center, brings his formal training and international knowledge to introduce a seasonal menu utilizing different cooking techniques.

Executive Chef Randall Defalco

Randall Defalco is the Executive Chef at ama, where he oversees the kitchen. The Las Vegas native began his career in 2007 as the Sous Chef at Steelhead Diner in Seattle while receiving a degree at The Art Institute of Seattle.

At ama, Defalco seeks to bring his twelve years of culinary experience and global inspiration from his recent travels to Italy, Korea, and the Philippines. He has created an ever-evolving seasonal menu incorporating fresh ingredients from local purveyors with an international flare.


About The Collective

The Collective is a leading co-living pioneer building long and short stay communities across a growing network of global cities. Our unique spaces combine thoughtfully designed private living solutions with communal and public amenities, to promote connection, growth and inspiration amongst members and benefit the surrounding neighborhood.