Interview by Gheanna Emelia
Portrait by Sigurd Widenfalk
Photography by Christopher Mac Aoidh
Styling by AnneStine Bae

Empires weren’t built in a day. (Especially that certain Italian city — you know the one.) They require solid chiefs at the helm, who soldier on in the face of doubt. Del Posto, the Italian fine dining powerhouse restaurant in New York City, has found such a leader in Executive Chef Mark Ladner. He has unwavering trust in what he knows, and it shows in his work at Del Posto. On a chilly but sunny day just weeks before spring, Ladner schooled us in the deceptively simple art of sauce-making and gave an update on his quick service, gluten-free project, Pasta Flyer.

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