Alinea has been universally praised for its innovative approach to modernist cuisine. It has been named the Best Restaurant in the World by Elite Traveler, the Best Restaurant in North America by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, and the Best Restaurant in the U.S. by Gourmet and Business Insider. It is one of only 14 restaurants in the U.S. to earn the coveted Michelin 3-Star rating. It has also won James Beard Awards for Outstanding Restaurant in the U.S., Outstanding Service in the U.S., and Outstanding Chef in the U.S.
Every night, chef Grant Achatz and his team offer three distinct experiences at Alinea: The Gallery, The Salon, and the Kitchen Table.
Alinea was founded in 2005. In 2016, it underwent a ground-up renovation to renew its mission of constant innovation during its second decade. Alinea is owned and operated by Nick Kokonas and chef Achatz.