Chef Amitzur Mor excels at creating innovative technique driven food. He is scrupulous about the cooking process and always strives to awaken your taste buds with every single bite. As the Executive Chef of Barbounia, Chef Mor brings a new and fresh approach to the classic Mediterranean cuisines. He takes full advantage of the freshest and most exquisite local meats, fish, and produce while incorporating the best imported Mediterranean ingredients.
Chef Mor grew up in Israel, and has been working in kitchens since he was 13 years old. He pursued his dream of cooking professionally when he attended Tadmor Culinary School in Israel. Prior to Barbonia, Chef Mor refined his skills under some of the most esteemed chefs in the world, including David Bouley, Francois Payard, Elizabeth Falkner and Tom Colicchio. Over the course of 14 years, Chef Mor worked in many 3 and 4-star restaurants. His background includes the well respected establishments of Bouley, Gramercy Tavern, Payard, as well as high-profile hotels, such as the W Hotel in Hoboken and Country.