Ken Oringer’s restaurant empire includes Clio, Uni, Toro, La Verdad, KO Prime, Coppa, and Earth
Ken Oringer is involved with seven restaurants in the Boston area and beyond, including Clio and Uni. In 2005, he opened Toro, a tapas bar, in the South End. Four years later, he and Toro partner chef Jamie Bissonnette opened a second South End establishment, the Italian enoteca Coppa. In between, Oringer opened La Verdad in the Fenway in 2007. He is a consulting chef for steakhouse KO Prime. Farther afield he collaborated on the restaurant Earth, in Kennebunkport, Maine.