On Today’s episode of theLINE – Henry Rich of Oberon Restaurant Group that encompasses 7 different operations – restaurants, bars, catering and managing events spaces. Henry is an entrepreneur and climate activist from Brooklyn, New York. He opened Rucola, June, Fitzcarraldo, and Metta; which has now re-opened as Rhodora Wine Bar. He he has also opened The Comissary at the Metrograph, Nowadays a sprawling outdoor/indoor DJ party, and he organized the vegan food program at Public Records. Prior to opening restaurants, Henry co-founded and managed Oral Fixation Mints, a specialty manufacturing and distribution company that he sold in 2010. In 2018 all of Oberon groups projects went carbon neutral. Rhodora Wine Bar which just recently opened has taken this several steps further with the goal of being a zero waste restaurant.Today on the show we’ll be talking about Henry’s first projects, what he did before becoming a restaurateur and what it takes to create a zero waste restaurant.
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