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Matt Levine is an atypical downtown entrepreneur and restaurateur, known for his ventures in branding, hospitality and wellness. 

Founder of indieFORK, a leading food & beverage group based out of New York City which specialized in a veggie-centric commitment to Tri-State area farmers, green market to table practices, locally sourced, low carbon footprint and sustainable purveyors with a focus on health & wellness in hospitality.

Previously an owner of SoHo’s critically acclaimed 'farm to table' restaurant, Chalk Point Kitchen & renowned mixology den, The Handy Liquor Bar. Levine’s indieFORK company also previously oversaw the Food & Beverage operations for the W New York Times Square, The Hotel on Rivington, and the launch at Society Cafe at Walker Hotel Greenwich Village.

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“A-List Restauranteur” – Daily News

“Business Moguel” – The Native Society

“Branding Guru” – InStyle Magazine

“Downtown Influencer” – The Fashion Spot

“One of NYC’s Most Acclaimed Restauranteurs” – OpenTable

“Restaurant Guru” – TimeOut

“Lord of Local” – WWD

“Mastermind” – Manhattan With A Twist

“#1 Biggest Opening of the Year" – Forbes

Awarded “3 Stars" – TimeOut New York

Awarded “10 out of 10 Stars” – Manhattan Digest

Awarded “Best Display of Marketing Genius" – Village Voice

Awarded “Best New Bar” – CBS

Awarded “Best of New York City" – TimeOut

“Best Restaurant Nominee" – New York City Association of Hotel Concierge

“Best SoHo Cocktail Bar" – New York Magazine

“Hottest Table in Town" – BlackBook

“Ranked #1 Overall New York City Restaurant" – TripAdvisor

“Ranked #1 Vegetarian Restaurant" – TripAdvisor

“#1 Vegetarian Restaurant in NYC – amNewYork

“#1 Healthiest NYC Restaurant" – The Fashion Spot

“Top Dish in New York” – TimeOut New York

“Top NYC Brunch” – Harper’s Bazaar

“Top NYC Bar” – GQ Magazine

“Top NYC Bar” – amNY

“Top NYC Cocktail Lounge” – Time Out New York

“Top 3 Lounge in NYC" – Inn New York

“Top 4 NYC Restaurant" – The Journal

“Top 10 Bars in NYC" – amNY

“Top 10 Bars in NYC" – Bon Appetit

“Top 10 Hotspot in NYC" – Harper’s Bazaar

“Top 10 Hotspot in Tri-State Area" – OpenTable

“Top Farm to Table Restaurant in NYC” – Galore Magazine

“Top Farm to Table Restaurant in NYC" – well + GOOD

“Top Hotspot in NYC" – Hollywoodlife

“Top Vegetarian Restaurant in NYC" – restaurant Girl

“Top Vegetarian Restaurant in NYC” – Daily News

“Favorite Food of 2012" – Restaurant Girl

“Nightlife Award Nominee" – Paper Mag

“Official Backstage Caterer" – New York Fashion Week

“Official Partner of International Chef’s Congress” – StarChefs

“Official “Farm to Table” Partner” – New York Food & Wine Festival