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fl.2 at Fairmont Pittsburgh is the balance of vibrant and inviting elements designed to create the perfect dining experience.

the restaurant features curated details coming together, from décor to menu, to vibe. warm hues to cool blues, vintage metallic finishes to modern woodwork, and raw bar to brasserie-style menu offerings are fused to create a fresh and intimate setting.

taking cues from Pittsburgh’s rich history, renowned Barcelona-based designer Lázaro Rosa-Violán created the vision for a space that evokes casual luxury at its finest.

the menu pays homage to tradition, ensuring the majority of items are house made and locally sourced, and combines these elements with innovative and unexpected preparations with variations of contrasts and textures.

the bar program follows suit and is rooted in fresh ingredients, locally sourced spirits and brews, and small batch estate wines that pair naturally.

this approachable style of service and dining is a return to the traditions of the American table. 


Executive Chef Julio Peraza 

Chef Julio Peraza’s career began in his mother’s kitchen. Peraza's mother studied culinary arts in Italy, and Peraza was an eager young student in her Italian restaurant in El Salvador. he graduated in 2002 from San Francisco’s California Culinary Academy and launched his career as a line cook under Chef Joel Guillon at San Francisco’s Argent Hotel. later at Gary Danko Restaurant, he developed his passion for fine dining.

after four years in San Francisco, Chef Julio traveled and worked for prestigious restaurant groups in California, Hawaii, and Las Vegas including the Regis Hotels, The Luxor, and The Luxor’s Cathouse Lounge. Peraza worked as Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef for Michelin Star Chef David Myers at Comme Ça, a casual French brasserie located in West Hollywood, at the Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas, and Las Vegas’ American Fish Restaurant at the Aria Hotel.

after his next move to Dallas, Texas, Chef Julio was named Best New Chef for his work at Komali and later, at Misery Loves Co., headed the kitchen at both Proof + Pantry and Madrina. Madrina was quickly named Best New Restaurant in Dallas. Peraza then moved to Florida where he joined Omni Hotel at Amelia Island. chef Julio ran Oceanside Restaurant where he utilized the freshest seafood and sourced local ingredients.

Chef Julio is now putting all his talent and knowledge to use at Fairmont Pittsburgh's fl.2. joining a team of skillful chefs, they are bringing local and sustainable fare to the city with a unique new modern American menu that is reminiscent of those early days in his mother’s kitchen.

Local Flavor

MONMADE

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reiko yamamoto

reiko yamamoto has custom-designed handmade ceramic plateware that sets the stage for a truly personalized dining experience. unique patterns and textures combined with sleek and simple shapes transform each table into a visually stunning landscape.

kelly lane

kelly lane has welcomed the fl.2 host team into her design studio for custom-designed and fitted host uniforms. lane’s clothing line is 100% sustainable, organic, and ready to wear. lane’s signature clean lines with her use of color are present in the custom designs made exclusively f...

caryn carson

caryn carson of pike leather has created sumptuous leather bar books for our bar menus from local leather producers. the fl.2 concept brings forth the finest details in every aspect of design and experience. new crisp menu pages encased in soft aged leather showcases these contrasting qualities t...

larrimor’s

fl.2’s downtown neighbor and longtime collaborator of fairmont pittsburgh, larrimor’s, is providing designer denim as a key piece of the fl.2 staff uniforms. luxe details and perfect tailoring are the hallmark of the larrimor’s experience - core qualities that fl.2 shares with i...

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Special Events

Bubbles & Beats - Saturday, October 27

fl.2 Celebrates 1 Year with Bubbles & Beats!

Saturday, October 27, 9pm

Known for its unique ambiance, tasty cocktails, and Modern American flavors, fl.2 has fast become a welcome destination for diners seeking comfort and quality in the one year since its highly anticipated opening. On Saturday, October 27, 2018, fl.2 will celebrate its first birthday at 9pm with an exclusive late-night menu, drink specials, champagne toasts, and a DJ.

No reservations required.

Guest Chef Dinner - Saturday, November 10

Save the date for our second Guest Chef Dinner!

Saturday, November 10, 5pm arrival | 6pm seating 

fl.2’s Executive Chef Julio Peraza has once again assembled a team of national and local star chefs to participate in his second Guest Chef Dinner Series. Each chef will showcase their favorite ingredient of the season in a carefully crafted course. The meal will feature 5 chefs, including Chef Peraza. After the success and critical acclaim of the first Guest Chef Dinner in July, it is recommended all guests make their reservations early.

Chef Julio Peraza welcomes:
Chef Justin Severino, Cure and Morcilla (Pittsburgh)
Chef Roger Li, Umami Pgh, Ki Ramen Pgh and Ki Pollo PGH (Pittsburgh)
Pastry Chef Carlos Enriquez, Patina Restaurant Group, Top Chef Just Desserts (Los Angeles)
And introducing, fl.2 at Fairmont Pittsburgh’s new Pastry Chef Dwight Penney

Menu will be announced soon.

75 seats available

Canapés + 6 courses

$105 + $45 wine pairing (optional)

Tickets can be purchased via phone by calling fl.2 at (412) 773-8848. Reference “Guest Chef Dinner.” Please note any allergies, and tickets are nonrefundable.

18% gratuity added to all checks

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