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Discover the Visionary Entrepreneur

A Taste of Legacy

Welcome to the world of Victor Jung, a visionary entrepreneur, and restauranteur who has revolutionized the hospitality industry with his premier multi-concept hospitality company, The Line Group. With a passion for creating unforgettable experiences and a keen eye for culinary excellence, Victor Jung has established a remarkable portfolio of venues that have become iconic landmarks in the vibrant heart of New York City.

Introducing the Extraordinary Venues

At The Line Group, we pride ourselves on crafting unique and unforgettable venues catering to diverse tastes and preferences. Our current collection includes some of the most sought-after destinations in New York City. Step into Sons of Essex, where delectable American cuisine meets a vibrant atmosphere that captures the essence of the Lower East Side. Experience the cozy charm of Rochelle’s, a hidden gem tucked away in the heart of Nolita, offering a warm and inviting ambiance. Discover the exclusive allure of 205 Club, where music, art, and entertainment merge to create an unparalleled nightlife experience. Indulge in the rich flavors of Casa Bocado, a modern Mexican eatery that tantalizes the senses with its bold and innovative dishes. And let the enchantment of Escondido transport you to a hidden oasis in the heart of the city, where craft cocktails and delectable bites await.

A Legacy of Unforgettable Moments

Victor Jung’s entrepreneurial and tastemaker journey extends beyond his current venues. The Line Group’s previous establishments have left an indelible mark on the city’s social and culinary landscape. From the elegant Petaluma Restaurant and the exquisite Villa Pacri to the vibrant Gunbar and the iconic Raven nightclub, each venue showcased Victor Jung’s commitment to delivering exceptional experiences that captivate and inspire.

Sons of Essex
The Sons of Essex menu is a reflection of the diverse melting pot of cultures that has gentrified the Lower East Side. The old school ‘Bowery Boys’ atmosphere and ‘Gangs of New York’ vibe pays homage to the history of the Lower East Side, fusing a traditional American comfort food menu with a diverse range of spices of Lower East Side immigrants past with the use of local ingredients and Essex Street Market fruits & vegetables. Please check out our official website
Located in the Lower East Side, Rochelle’s takes away the airs of pretense and brings the bar business back to its basic roots: great cocktails that are delicious in their simplicity, hearty food, and an atmosphere that you would be happy to come to not just on a Friday night, but also a Monday. Please check out our official website.
205 Club
205 is housed in an intimate underground space located off the Bowery at the corner of Chrystie and Stanton. It is well-known for throwing very memorable, yet somehow forgetful nights filled with great people, all who want to share in the party together. 205 features rotating nightly DJ’s who focus on Hip Hop old & new, with some current rock, pop, and EDM mixed in as well. Please check out our official website.
Casa Bocado

Now open in Nolita at 341 Browne St. in the SoHotel, Casa Bocado offers traditional Mexican dishes like tacos, toasted pepita dip, various steaks and seafood, and a few unique servings like their Mexican-style sushi. They open at 11:00 a.m. on weekends, and serve over 80 different types of tequila.


Located at the cellar level of the Sohotel, Escondido is a premier 1500 square foot event space equipped with state of the art audio visual system. Perfect for corporate events, brand launches, music performances, open mics, salsa, movie screenings and your special occasion.

As a native New Yorker, Victor Jung truly appreciates the cultural landscape that has surrounded him throughout his life. He takes full advantage of the diverse cuisines available throughout the city and is constantly looking to experience new restaurants.

Victor has gone to great lengths to determine the best restaurants in New York City for every possible situation. When it comes to finding the perfect restaurant, Victor begins by evaluating what the occasion the meal is for. When it comes to eating out, finding the right atmosphere is key. After all, a restaurant that is great for a date may not be the best location for a business dinner.

Furthermore, Victor Jung is an avid cook who enjoys experimenting with recipes new and old in the kitchen. Victor enjoys cooking because food because has the ability to evoke a response from all five senses. Cooking affords him the opportunity to create a unique experience that can be enjoyed with those whom he has the pleasure of sharing the meal with. Over the years, Victor Jung has continued to push the boundaries and challenge himself to be more creative.

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