Restaurant Development

As veteran restaurateurs, HHQ’s team is perfectly positioned to develop, operate and manage venues that are sought after, lively, and memorable. We aim to provide our guests with an array of high quality experiences—all rooted in genuine, sincere and thoughtful hospitality. We strive to be innovative and evolve with the ever changing customer and dining climate. We break old molds and reinvent the ways restaurants operate, while always maintaining a reputation for excellence.

Restaurant Projects

Otra Vez

Full service restaurant offering fun and festive Mexican cuisine in the heart of New Orleans’ South Market district.


Alta Calidad

Alta Calidad (Spanish for “high quality”) is an innovative Mexican restaurant located in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Helmed by award winning chef, Akhtar Nawab, ACBK is the winner of the 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand Award. 


Press & News

Chef Ahktar Nawab on new cookbook, diversity of dishes

Chef Ahktar Nawab is a first-generation Indian-American with classical training in Italian and French and is now known for his Mexican cuisine. He worked in some of New York's best-known restaurants before venturing out on his own. After 25 years in the restaurant...

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How an Indian-American from Kentucky became a Mexican chef

Louisville, KY, is the earliest place Akhtar Nawab can remember. He still feels rooted to the city, even though growing up there the chef knew only one other Indian family. "There is a real truth to Southern hospitality," Nawab said. "I always felt comfortable there."...

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