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  • Name
    Lucali BYGB
  • Description
    A unique collaboration between Singapore-based hospitality pioneer, Gibran Baydoun and creator of the famed Lucali in Brooklyn, Mark Iacono, Lucali BYGB is a match made in pizza pie heaven, marrying Lucali’s famed pizza pie recipe with Baydoun’s thoughtfully curated service and design philosophy. Lucali BYGB’s namesake, Brooklyn’s Lucali is adored by the A-List and local community alike for its humble food and rustic yet artfully curated setting in a former candy store. From the calzones and homemade meatballs in ‘four-hour sauce’ to the Brooklyn-style pie, Lucali is now world-renowned for its unpretentious fine-dining, unrivalled in New York. Baydoun made a name for himself locally through his work with private member’s club, 1880 and Marina Bay Sands. Renowned for his unique approach to intentional hospitality - from design to execution, Baydoun’s focus is purposeful decisions that improve a guest’s experience. Helming the kitchen and completing the heavy-hitting partnership is Chef Ariana Flores. Most recently Executive Pastry Chef at Nancy Silverton’s Osteria Mozza at Marina Bay Sands, Flores has mastered the art of the perfect pie under the watchful eye of Iacono in Brooklyn.