Adam Riess has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry from dishwashing at an early age to restaurant ownership mid-career to partnerships, ownership, investments and consulting currently. Particularly formative roles include front-of-house work at Restaurant La Terrasse in Philadelphia; opening and running Doc’s in New Preston, CT; working for Clark Wolf Company in NYC; and Union Square Hospitality Group for seven years. In 2010 Adam formed Pro Management Co where he managed restaurant openings, including North End Grill, Alder, Giovani Rana and Marta. While Adam continues to work with the Pro Management Co team, his focus is now strategic financial consulting, business plans, openings and industry investments. Adam is a partner in Itani Ramen in Oakland, CA, and Kru in Brooklyn, NY.