“I am excited to use my time in the industry to help clients avoid some of the pitfalls I have experienced and find success in their ventures.”

Boston-native Chris is a 26 year foodservice veteran with extensive operational experience in the hospitality industry at legendary establishments such as Legal Seafood and Rustic Kitchen. In addition, Chris also worked with Todd English as General Manager and Director of Operations of The Olive Group, overseeing thirteen restaurants in six states, joined Mario Batali to open the 45,000 square foot Italian food emporium Eataly as the opening General Manager of Restaurants and Beverage Director in downtown Boston.

Chris owned and operated 4 successful restaurants in the New England area over the course of 10 years. His awards have included Restaurant Bricco receiving “Best New Restaurant in Boston” by Bon Appetit Magazine and The Regal Beagle in Brookline, Massachusetts receiving several “Best Restaurant” awards, with two of its chefs appearing on the Food Network’s Chopped and Bravo’s Top Chef.

With his extensive experience of launching and managing multiple eateries, Chris has proven himself a highly capable Project Specialist that drives our most exciting projects to successful openings and operational excellence.

I love wine! I am always on the hunt to find a new bottle to explore. I can talk about wine for hours, whether with vendors, trainees, or friends. It’s fascinating stuff.