The cafe concept has become a cornerstone of 10 Corso Como the world over, bringing lifestyle and food into the conversation with fashion, art and inspiration. Every element within the space, from the blown-glass lighting fixture to each swirl of pasta, is crafted with intention and shares a story.
The chef behind the simple, robust dishes presented at 10 Corso Como Restaurant & Café has spent years honing his skills in the kitchen, both here in the United States and in Italy, where he worked in restaurants in Spoleto and Florence. “The idea of building something where art would become a part of everyday life – get it off the walls, incorporate it with objects and create our own objects is still extremely integral for my work” says artist and co-founder Kris Ruhs.
Under Jordan Frosolone’s leadership, the culinary team at 10 Corso Como take pride in selecting the highest-quality seafood, meat, local produce and ingredients imported from artisanal producers in Italy to create irresistible Italian dishes that prioritize the best of the season’s natural flavors. Crafted in Milan and finished in a studio above the restaurant, each table setting, plate and dish enhance the meal and together with artwork, like aquariums full of fantastical wire sea creatures, create an altogether unique and unforgettable experience.
Chef Jordan Frosolone
Steeped in Italian culinary practices, the Chicago-born Frosolone brought his passion for authentic cooking techniques and bold, straightforward flavors to New York City, with positions in restaurants including Bouley, Hearth, Sessanta and with Crafted Hosptality. Frosolone also helmed culinary operations for the Momofuku Group from 2012 to 2014 and, in 2011, founded his own culinary consulting group, Belsito Gruppo Italiano, which hosts cooking classes and food tours in Tuscany, Puglia and Sicily.
At 10 Corso Como Restaurant & Café, Frosolone’s wealth of experience culminates in an ever-changing seasonal menu for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch that honors the simplicity of the Italian kitchen: “Our team strives for a thoughtful, well-studied approach to Italian cooking.”
Frosolone currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife, Emily, and two children, Zanghi and Elio, and practices Seido and Kyokushin karate in his spare time.
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