We are truly grateful to our partners in this project, each whom made the impossible possible through their passion, perseverance and vision.

The Broad

The Broad is a new contemporary art museum founded by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, located next to Otium. The museum is designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler and offers free general admission. The museum is home to the 2,000 works of art in the Broad collection, which is among the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art worldwide. With its innovative “veil-and-vault” concept, the 120,000-square-foot, $140-million building features two floors of gallery space to showcase The Broad’s comprehensive collection and is the headquarters of The Broad Art Foundation’s worldwide lending library.

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Osvaldo Maiozzi

Maiozzi graduated from the University of Rome in 1981 and is one of the preeminent restaurant architects and designers working in Los Angeles today.  His other work, in addition to Otium, includes Angelini Osteria in West Hollywood and The Rose in Venice.

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Studio Unltd

Studio Unltd is a Los Angeles-based, multidisciplinary design studio that specializes in providing unique client-based spaces for commercial and residential projects. Greg Bleier, founder of Studio Unltd, finds inspiration from his varied experiences and his diverse portfolio of work. This collaborative approach to design and space parallels Otium’s dedication to bringing together the unexpected. He has worked on restaurants such as Bestia, The Rose and Bier Beisl.

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House of Honey

Located in LA neighborhood South Pasadena, House of Honey is a multi-disciplinary interior design studio run by Tamara Kaye-Honey. Tamara’s award-winning work falls in line with Otium’s aesthetic, bringing the outside in by creating harmony with juxtaposing pieces.

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District Millworks

District Mills makes what was once old, new again. Specializing in reworking salvaged materials and reclaimed wood into tables and chairs, District Mills plays an important role in bringing the outdoors in. Designs by District Mills will shape Otium’s environment with natural wood pieces accented with urban details.

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Neptune Glassworks

Uri Davillier at Neptune Glassworks produces beautiful handmade glass pieces that bridge the gap between art and technology. Uri created Otium’s glass light fixture, combining seemingly opposing ideals like the old and the new, into a piece that reflects the elegant rusticity of Chef Tim Hollingsworth’s cuisine.

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Heath Ceramics

Heath Ceramics combines a history of museum-worthy ceramic products, with an unrivaled sense of innovation and business savvy. Heath is meticulous about quality in their tile work, providing pieces that are utilitarian and that come together in artistic eye-catching designs at Otium.

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Chris Earl

Chris Earl is not only an expert furniture maker, but also an accomplished chef. Chris makes custom pieces in his LA workshop, and understands the needs of the kitchen as well as the dining room. His dedication to natural wood and pristine products perfectly compliments Otium’s rustic yet refined approach to dining.

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Irving Place Studios

Irving Place has a legacy for quality in their decades-old studio. Their plates are locally made, hand-thrown on a potter’s wheel, and truly created into unique artistic pieces. They are making some of Otium’s platters and bowls, helping us create a shareable dining experience to Bunker Hill.

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Hedley & Bennett

Owner of Hedley & Bennett, Ellen Bennett started her career in some of LA’s best kitchens, eventually breaking away to provide colorful apron alternatives for chefs. Hedley & Bennett is local to LA and provides an inventive approach to kitchen classics. #TheApronSquad created the custom aprons and first ever “work shirt” for the Otium team.

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Hestan

Located in Anaheim, CA, the Hestan Team reinvents the restaurant kitchen with unique and insightful design – which has already earned them Kitchen Innovation awards for their French top and modular broiler shelving system.  They continue to collaborate with chefs to create products that not only keep pace with culinary evolution, but stay ahead of it. Guests can view their work in Otium’s open kitchen.

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LA Urban Farms

Otium’s vertical gardens from LA Urban Farms, connect the processes behind the dining experience through focusing on growing a restaurant’s own produce. LA Urban Farms is committed to providing sustainable and socially responsible gardening solutions throughout Los Angeles. Grown on the restaurant’s rooftop, these herbs, vegetables, and edible flowers are produced using 90% less land and 90% less water.

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