The Restaurant Brain Trust assists restaurant entrepreneurs in achieving successful start-ups and expansions through a series of educational and networking events. The inaugural event, Recipes for Success, was held at the Matchbox 14th Street location on March 7, 2017.
The event included a panel discussion, featuring successful restaurateurs in the Washington DC area. They are, left to right, Peter D’Amelio, President and CEO of Matchbox Food Group; Amy Brandwein, Chef/Owner of Centrolina; and Jack Sosnowski, President & CEO of Nobel Chef Hospitality. Moderated by Bethany Kazaba (far right), the panel shared how they achieved their success, as well as the lessons learned along the way.
The cofounders of the Restaurant Brain Trust are, left to right, Jody Ruth, Redstones; Bethany Kazaba, Neighborhood Retail Group; Michael Sternberg, Sternberg Hospitality; Trish McHugh, BDO; and Elaine Chon-Baker, Mokja Ventures.
The Trust is committed to supporting restaurateurs with opportunities for growth and success through relevant industry information and professional connections.