Our Story

Nestled in the back of a busy Manhattan grocery store is the unassuming entrance to a hidden gem, Chefs Table at Brooklyn Fare, where cutting-edge culinary expertise and ingenuity come alive. An exceptional experience awaits you as Executive Chefs Max Natmessnig and Marco Prins raise the bar on a nightly basis, blending diverse international cooking traditions with classical French Haute-cuisine technique.


Our tasting menu changes daily and adapts to the season, weaving a seafood-forward culinary journey with intermittent meat courses and a variety of desserts. We are proud of our award-winning wine program which offers a tailored wine pairing to accompany the meal, alongside à la carte selections. Chefs Max and Marco, and the entire team behind Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare, look forward to serving you.


Chefs Table at Brooklyn Fare was founded in downtown Brooklyn in 2009, as a space for cooking classes and an 18-seat dinner-service. It has since moved and grown into its home in Hell’s Kitchen on West 37th Street.

3 Michelin Stars

  • Chefs Max Natmessnig & Marco Prins

    Raised in Austria, Chef Max Natmessnig began his career as a young stagier in Lyon France at Auberge de L’Ile Barbe, before a world tour of decorated posts at restaurants around the world, including Alois in Munich, Steirereck in Vienna, Oud Sluis in the Netherlands. In 2009, Chef Max also worked at the original location of Chef’s Table Brooklyn Fare alongside Chef Marco Prins. Outside of the kitchen, Max is a passionate fly-fisherman.


    Originally from Holland, Chef Marco Prins fell in love with cooking at a young age. The son of a flower farmer, Chef Prins was raised on the home cooked meals of his mother, inspiring him to forge a career as a chef at age 16. After attending culinary school in Rotterdam, Chef Prins worked his way around Michelin-starred restaurants in New York and Europe. After meeting Chef Max at Chef’s Table in 2009, the pair are reunited once again in collaboration.


  • Office Hours

    Monday—Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
    10:00am – 2:00pm
    (718) 243-0050

  • Dinner Seatings

    Friday, Saturday:
    5:00, 5:30pm (counter)
    8:30, 8:45pm (counter)

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:
    6:00, 6:30pm (table or counter)
    7:00, 7:30pm (table)
  • The cost of our tasting menu is $345 USD, plus tax. Service and wine are not included. For inquiries regarding event booking, please contact us via email.
  • Mailing List

  • All reservations will require a $200 non-refundable deposit per person. We accept modifications up to eight days prior to your reservation.

    We eagerly anticipate your upcoming visit to the Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare. Prompt arrival is crucial to ensure an optimal experience, so kindly ensure all members of your party arrive punctually. Additionally, we kindly request that all guests adhere to the business formal dress code.

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Wine Program

Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare features an expansive wine cellar, highlighting classic European regions of Champagne, Burgundy, Rhône, Germany, and Austria.


We offer an award-winning wine pairing alongside our tasting menu, with à la carte selections available as well.


* We only honor BYOB for wines not in our collection. Please inquire at your reservation for more information.

* Our corkage fee is $175 per 750 mL bottles (maximum of 2 bottles), and $225 for magnum sizes (1 bottle maximum).



Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare is located inside the Brooklyn Fare market at:


431 West 37th Street

New York, NY 10018


Please enter via the entrance closest to 9th avenue.