Mark Birnbaum


EMM Group co-founder Mark Birnbaum has played a major role in transforming New York City’s Meatpacking District into one of the most sought after areas in the city. Dubbed by Forbes Magazine as one of the “New Kings of New York Nightlife,” he, along with partner Eugene Remm, have continued to develop EMM Group into a multi-faceted hub for successful venue ownership and operation since the company’s incorporation in 2006.

Identifying a need for establishments that offer multiple experiences within the same property, EMM Group has introduced synergy between restaurants and nightlife, opening establishments in numerous markets that create seamless transitions between dining and entertainment.

In the present day, Birnbaum and his partner continue to pioneer multi-faceted hospitality experiences while shifting focus to domestic and international expansion of the CATCH (2011) brand, its flagship being a multi-level seafood concept helmed by Executive Chef, Top Chef season 3 winner, Hung Huynh located in the heart of New York City’s Meatpacking District.