welcome to our home!
maman opened its doors in soho in october 2014. quickly embraced by new york locals and international visitors, our café, restaurant & event space has flourished with multiple locations across manhattan, brooklyn, & toronto. maman (mother in french) is a melding of the founding partners – benjamin sormonte and elisa marshall - fondest childhood memories in the kitchen – especially recipes from their mothers – combined with their mutual passion for delivering quality food and a flawless experience within an artful and warm setting.
maman brings to life childhood favorites, both savory and sweet, from the south of france and north america. the dishes focus on the highest quality, locally sourced ingredients and highlights twists on classic french techniques. the menu changes every day to ensure an inspiring, ever-evolving menu.
open seven days a week, maman offers a selection of delicious baked goods, coffee, fresh breakfast and lunch options, and seated lunch, brunch, and a full bar at selected locations. items include: hearty farm fresh salads, quiches, sandwiches, soups, an assortment of pastries and desserts, including their famous nutty chocolate chip cookie, named one of oprah’s ‘favorite things’ for 2017 and one of the best chocolate chip cookies in new york from ny magazine. maman also serves coffee from brooklyn’s renowned toby’s estate.