Martino will work closely with Chef Michael Mina and MINA Group CEO Jason Himber, overseeing restaurant operations and supporting future growth plans.
Martino was most recently acting as Chief Operating Officer of José Andrés Group where he led operations of more than 30 restaurants across 9 international markets, managing more than 2,000 team members and over $275M in revenue. During his 6-year tenure under Andrés, Martino oversaw the openings of Mercado Little Spain at New York’s Hudson Yards, as well as hotel partnership agreements with the Conrad Hotel in Los Angeles and The Ritz Carlton Nomad in New York City.
He began his career at Carrabba’s where he was classically trained as a chef before becoming an owner and general manager, later moving on to MStreet Entertainment Group as VP of Operations. Martino officially joined MINA Group on July 17, 2023.