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Meet The Experts 2015

Another Meet the Experts, Another Success

A special keynote address by Kevin Boehm, James Beard nominated restaurateur and co-founder of Boka Restaurant Group started the evening off right when the second "Meet the Experts" was held on May 12, 2015. Good times and great conversations were had by all at 1st Ward Events at Chop Shop Chicago on North Avenue in Chicago. A big thank you to the sponsors, experts, and all of the guests.

 

Thank you to our 2015 experts:

Kevin Boehm

Co-Founder

Boka Restaurant Group

Janet Isabelli

CEO

Isabelli Media Relations

Dan Raskin

Owner

Manny's Deli

Kevin Brown

President/CEO

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

 

Giuseppe Tentori

Chef

GT Fish & Oyster

Hank Meyer

Owner

BJ's Market & Bakery

Patrick Donelly

General Manager

Hyatt Regency Chicago

Kristan Vaughan

CFO

Vaughan Hospitality Group

Barry Sorkin

Owner

Smoque BBQ

David Manilow

Creator

Check Please!

Scott Weiner

Owner

The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group

Alpana Singh

Owner

Seven Lions & The Boarding House

Darwin Claude

Edward Don & Co.

Ryan Arnold

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

Patrick Wartan

Managing Partner

Axia Law

Jodi Fyfe

CEO

Paramount Events

Diane Corcoran

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

Abby Kritzler

Boka Restaurant Group

Chris Johnston

Cheesie's Pub & Grub

Clinton Wolf

United Healthcare

Ross Thompson

Signature Bank

Corey Frank

Heartland Payment Systems

Doug Sohn

Hot Doug's

Gabe Wiessen

Beavers Donuts

Nick Moretti

Partner

1st Ward Events Chop Shop

Derreck Hull

Executive Director

The Trotter Project

Ian Goldberg

VP of Operations

Boka Restaurant Group

Alex Pappas

Partner

Axia Law

Glenn Keefer

Lifelong Restaurateur

Heil & Kay Insurance

Joe Baez

Clifton Larson Allen

John Heil

Heil & Kay Insurance

Kiran Pinto

B. Hospitality Co.

Laurie Cairns

Creative Director

Blast PR

Tim McEnery

Owner

Cooper's Hawk

Tim O'Malley

Founder

Concierge Preferred

Winston Lord

CEO/Co-Founder

Venga

Chuck Taylor

Associate

Clifton Larson Allen

Matthew Woodburn

Partner

1st Ward Events Chop Shop

Angela Roman Aspito

The Signature Room at the 95th

2015 Sponsors:

            

 

Platinum Sponsors

                   

Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

           

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