FORMA, (Italian  for “form, shape, appearance”) is a 24 seat, private dining room & curated urban gallery from 107 STATE Chef/Owner, Nathan D. Mergen and Curator/Artist Adam Villegas.  Designed to be a classic Italian dining experience in an urban cultural environmen, it is an example of Italian Hospitality that Nathan enjoyed during his travels to Italy and his immersive experiences while working with Lidia & Joe Bastianich in New York City.

During 2006 Chef Nathan embraced the Italian culture when he first walked through the door at Manhattan’s theater district powerhouse restaurant, BECCO, opened by Joe Bastianich in 1995.  Serving more than 1000 people a day, Nathan honed his skills as a manager and chef during this time.  He  was later asked to lead the opening as General Manager of Eataly on the corner of 5th Avenue and 23rd Street in the Flatiron District.

Adam Villegas is an urban artist known from coast to coast like butter and toast, and happens to be the Bar Manager at 107 STATE.

“Pinky’s Up”

Below is a typical menu of what our diners enjoy.

Anti-pasti & Insalata

Cured Meats & Marinated Vegetables With Caesar Salad

(Scarpetta, Vino Bianco, Friulano, 2018)


Concerto Di Pasta

Unlimited servings of our trio of featured Pastas

Fusilli with Broccoli, Garlic, Pepperoncini & Oil

Penne Ala Vodka with Shrimp

 Cavatappi with Tomato & Basil

(Bibi Graetz, Vino Rosso, Sangiovese, “Casamatta”2016)


Costata Di Manzo

 Rib of Prime Beef, Grilled with Tuscan Olive Oil
& Aceto Di Balsamico from Villa Manodori

(Caparzo, Rosso Di Montalcino 2017)


Vegetables of the Season


Cheesecake al Gato

Chef Kat’s Cheesecake

(Vietti, Moscato d’Asti NV)

Policy and Procedures

FORMA is a private event space for up to 24 people.

Pasta and Entrees are served family style as they would be in Tuscany.

Tiered beer & wine flights are available.

Rail & Premium Bar Packages are available or based on consumption.  There is no cash option the bar.

Prices are set by market influences of chosen ingredients.

There is a $2500.00 Food & Beverage Minimum,

5.5% tax and 22% Service Charge are in addition to the minimum.

Dining times tend to be 3 hours or more.
FORMA is booked one time per evening service so there is never a need to be rushed.

We look forward to serving you.

CONTACT US TODAY 608.630.8184