Jonathan Benno

New York City

Italian, French


Italian, French, Farm Fresh ingredients

About Jonathan Benno

Meticulous by nature and precise by training, Jonathan Benno earned unparalleled experience working in the nation’s finest kitchens: as Chef de Cuisine at Per Se, Sous Chef at Craft, and Sous Chef at The French Laundry. With the highest respect for regional integrity and seasonality, Benno sources only the finest ingredients (local whenever possible) for his Lincoln Ristorante and prepares them with authenticity and technique.

Benno was a semifinalist for the James Beard Award for Best Chef: New York in 2014. His Lincoln Ristorante received a Michelin star in 2013, and was named the “Best New Restaurant In America” by GQ and one of the “Best New Restaurants” by Esquire, both in 2011.

Interview with Chef Jonathan Benno

Jonathan Benno's Video Tutorials

Fundamental Knife Skills

Jonathan Benno

"The basics are a steel, a chef's knife, a slicer, and a paring knife."

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Reginette Verdi

Jonathan Benno

Reginette verde is fun and a perfect vehicle for a ragú.

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How to Make a Ragù Bolognese

Jonathan Benno

"A very traditional meat sauce from Bologna."

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