Nick Kokonas of Roister, Alinea, & Tock
On the first episode of All in the Industry of 2017, host Shari Bayer is joined by Nick Kokonas. He is the co-owner and co-founder of Chicago’s Alinea, Next, The Aviary and Roister, where he manages the marketing, business development, and strategy for current and future operations.
Hospitality with Peter Esmond and Graceanne Jordan
This week's guests on All in the Industry with Shari Bayer are Graceanne Jordan, Director of Operations at Craft Restaurants and Peter Esmond proprietor of Set for Service, an open platform customer relationship management system for the hospitality business.
John Winterman knows good service and has a lot to say about it. He's the managing partner of the brand-new Batard in the former Corton space in TriBeC, the former maÃ®tre d at Daniela and Café Boulud and he's also worked with the likes of Charlie Trotter in Chicago and Gary Danko in SF.