Owner: Starr Restaurants
Architect: Tadao Ando
This highly acclaimed restaurant, designed by signature architect, Tadao Ando, and built for “Iron Chef,” Masaharu Morimoto, is located at the west end of New York City’s Chelsea Market. As the general contractor and construction manager for the 13,000 square foot, two-story, high-end restaurant, Certified provided estimating and multiple value engineering scenarios to ensure that the project remained on budget. This modern restaurant, with its elegant, light-filled space and fabric draped ceiling, evokes the peaceful tranquility of Japanese garden.