Montclair Hospitality Group (MHG) is thrilled to announce the highly-anticipated lease signing for their debut location of MM by Morimoto at 193 Glenridge Avenue in Montclair, NJ, which will open later this year. MHG signed a lease for the expansive 12,779 square foot location, which previously housed Maddox and Musuko. The new restaurant will have over 200 seats, providing a spacious and immersive dining experience for guests eager to indulge in MM by Morimoto’s innovative menu. The restaurant is expected to open later this year and will showcase Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s unique culinary vision, blending traditional Japanese flavors with a modern twist.


“I started Montclair Hospitality Group in 2014 in my hometown with the mission to launch the world’s leading dining concepts. We’re beyond excited to have Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto opening his first MM by Morimoto with our team in Montclair, NJ this year.  It’s a career milestone happening ten years since we opened Ani Ramen on Bloomfield Avenue and truly is a dream come true. It’ll also be the first of many more to come,” said Montclair Hospitality Group founder and Chief Business Officer Luck Sarabhayavanija.  “MM by Morimoto is a brand new concept that is going to take the nation by storm. Locals know that Montclair’s culinary scene is thriving, and MM by Morimoto’s opening will bring that message to the entire country,” said Montclair Hospitality Group CEO Joey Simons who just signed the lease on this massive venue.


“I’m happy to announce one of our first major concepts in the heart of Montclair, New Jersey! I have been eager to bring my cuisine to this vibrant community, and Montclair Hospitality Group is the ideal partner to make that vision a reality. Their focus on creating innovative hospitality experiences mirrors the philosophy I have at my restaurants. I am excited as partnering with Montclair Hospitality Group makes perfect sense, and I look forward to many more!” said Chef Masaharu Morimoto.


MM by Morimoto’s menu will include newly-developed appetizers and entrees. Steak enthusiasts can look forward to Chef’s new grill and protein program to be announced soon. The Omakase Bar and Dining Room Omakase menu promises a curated culinary experience, while the sushi and sashimi selection offers an extensive array, as part of the quality-focused program which includes Chef Morimoto’s latest innovative dishes.


MM by Morimoto’s Montclair location will feature a full bar menu with handcrafted cocktails, an extensive wine list, and a selection of sakes and beers. Sushi boxes to go will also be available, allowing patrons to savor Morimoto’s culinary delights anywhere. To meet a variety of preferences, MM by Morimoto will additionally offer on and off-premise catering options.


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About Montclair Hospitality Group:

Montclair Hospitality Group (MHG), founded by Luck Sarabhayavanija in 2014, is a chef driven, global hospitality company focused on curating the world’s leading dining concepts, restaurant brands and critically acclaimed culinary experiences. MHG currently boasts popular restaurant brands including Ani Ramen, pastaRAMEN (by James Beard nominated Chef Robbie Felice) and Fatto Con Amore. Having appointed Joey Simons as CEO, and with Simons building a newly expanded leadership team, MHG has assembled a group encompassing a who’s who of the culinary world. New restaurant concepts in the works include collaborations with some of the world’s most renowned chefs including a new global dining concept with famed Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and MM Management LLC called MM by Morimoto. Working to disrupt the food and beverage industry, the MHG team creates high-touch brand experiences that are rooted in service and design to transport guests on a unique culinary journey and to places both familiar and extraordinary. For more information visit: