Politan Row is a chef-driven food hall platform featuring a thoughtfully-curated mix of local food and beverage talent. We create destinations for the culinarily curious to explore a variety of new cuisines.

We offer an elevated food hall experience that encourages the exploration of shareable dishes in beautiful, inviting, and communal spaces. We believe that enjoying a meal in one of our design-forward spaces has the power to inspire sharing, community, and conversation.

Our mission is to serve people who crave unique flavors, experiences, and ideas while creating opportunities for chefs to showcase their creativity. We hope to foster a spirit of exploration by connecting people through food.


Politan Group is home to a family of properties including our first and anchor concept, St. Roch Market New Orleans, followed by St. Roch Market Miami in the city’s Design District, Auction House Market in New Orleans’ Warehouse District, and, opened in May 2019, Politan Row Chicago, followed by Politan Row Houston in Fall 2019. Politan Group concepts vary from city to city—reflecting the unique culinary landscape of each location. They re-envision and elevate the food hall experience while celebrating the individuality of each city and its diverse citizens and visitors.

 
 
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A Visual Language

“The identity uses custom typography to express the communal spirit of the halls and the diversity of their offerings… The approach suggests a newspaper masthead, giving the identity a local, community feel.”

PAULA ScHER, Pentagram

 

Learn more about our brand identity here

 
 
 
 

2015

Jan
Work begins on historic St. Roch Market in the vibrant Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans

Mar
Eater names St. Roch Market as one of the 23 most anticipated openings of the spring

Apr
St. Roch Market opens for business as first food hall in the deep south

May
Zagat names St. Roch Market as one of 11 must-visit food halls in the world

Jun
Travel + Leisure names St. Roch Market as a “Best New Food Hall in the World”

Aug
St. Roch Market bar The Mayhaw named to Eater Cocktail Heatmap

Oct
Shank Charcuterie, St. Roch Market’s first alum opens brick and mortar

St. Roch Market serves 250,000th customer

St. Roch finalizes beta version of its management software and launches at St. Roch Market New Orleans

National Geographic names St. Roch Market as part of it’s “Perfect Day in New Orleans”

2016

Jan
Architectural Digest names St. Roch Market as one of 16 must-visit spots in New Orleans

May
St. Roch Market serves its 500,000th customer

Oct
Roch The Cause, St. Roch Market’s charitable giving event, eclipses $20,000 for charities

Dec
Coast Roast Coffee opens brick and mortar as 2nd alum

2017

Apr
Daily Beet, the third alum, opens its own brick and mortar

St. Roch Market announces plans for Auction House Market in New Orleans’ Warehouse District

St. Roch Market announces plans to open in Miami Design District

May
Dirty Dishes, the fourth alum, opens brick and mortar

Oct
Good Bird, the fifth alum, opens brick and mortar

Nov
St. Roch serves 1,000,000th customer

2018

Jan
Zagat calls St. Roch Market Miami one of its most anticipated openings of 2018

Southern Living names St. Roch Market to its “Best Food Halls of the South” list

Feb
St. Roch Market opens Miami Design District location

Mar
St. Roch Market opens sister concept Auction House Market in New Orleans’ Warehouse District

St. Roch Market hires 100th employee

Jul
Miami New Times names St. Roch Market Miami Best Restaurant in Design District / Midtown

Aug
New Orleans Magazine names Auction House Market a Best New Restaurant 2018

Empanola, the 6th alum, opens brick and mortar

Oct
Mac N Moon is the 7th alum to open brick and mortar

Nov
Tava, 8th alum, opens brick and mortar

Dec
St. Roch Market reaches 40 unique brands launched

2019

Jan
Politan Group serves, 2,000,000th customer

Feb
Company officially renames itself to Politan Group upon launch of updated brand Politan Row

April
Company releases the first version of its online ordering platform including table service delivery

May
Politan Row Chicago opens in the West Loop, named one of Food & Wine’s Most Anticipated 2019 Openings

 
 
 
 
 

New Orleans

St. Roch Market New Orleans
Our original concept. Built 1875, reimagined 2015.

Auction House Market
An urban oasis for unique flavors and design in downtown New Orleans.

Miami

St. Roch Market Miami
Culinary jewel of the Design District.

Chicago

Politan Row Chicago
Opened May 2019. Inspired flavors and outdoor beer garden in Chicago’s West Loop.

Houston

Politan Row Houston
Opening Fall 2019. A mid-century gem in the heart of the West University neighborhood.

 
 
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