The Group
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10

best chefs

2020 Food & Wine

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James Beard

Nominee

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Chef-Driven

Restaurants

Established Operational Depth

Alpareno Restaurant Group merges Chef Niven Patel’s culinary vision with NRI’s proven operational and investment background; a merger of food and beverage excellence. NRI’s structural framework allows the food and beverage team to focus on pairing great food with attentive hospitality. This is a group with a foundation built around sourcing the freshest and diverse ingredients to create unique experiences with a hospitality forward mind-set.

The collective team brings forth a diverse background with experience operating food & beverage outlets across the United States, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. This knowledge and experience enables the team to manage multiple outlets, consistently deliver on stakeholder expectations, and successfully conceptualize and operate award winning concepts. Chef Niven, a Florida native, has accumulated a following of local and national supporters. His organic rise to fame has garnered robust press from his career including being named Best New Chef 2020 by Food & Wine.

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Chef Driven

CONTINUALLY CHANGING MENUS BASED ON THE FRESHEST AVAILABLE INGREDIENTS

PRIORITIZING LOCALLY-SOURCED INGREDIENTS TO SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY

RELENTLESSLY PURSUING QUALITY PRODUCT AND EXECUTION

SHOWCASING CREATIVE, YET SIMPLE AND APPROACHABLE FOOD

Established Operational Depth

Alpareno Restaurant Group, a partnership with Nolan Reynolds International, marries culinary innovation and operational excellence led by Chef Niven Patel and Mohamed Alkassar. Having seen tremendous success launching Mamey at THesis Hotel, they set out to create a vision for many years to come. Alpareno emphasizes the importance of putting an equal amount of effort in ensuring we enhance the lives of our patrons, the communities in which we serve, local farmers, and our team.
Chef Niven is the embodiment of the farm to table movement. Residing on his farm, Rancho Patel, Chef Niven delivers his produce to the restaurants and curates a menu that compliments his hand-picked ingredients. Alpareno focuses on sourcing from local farms and building personal relationships with the farmers and purveyors gaining access to limited seasonal ingredients. With 4 restaurant concepts, including the nationally acclaimed, Ghee Indian Kitchen, Alpareno has become a well-respected restaurant group in South Florida.