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Board of Directors

  • Melba Wilson

    Melba Wilson, President

    Melba's Restaurant

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    Jeffrey Bank - President Emeritus

    The Alicart Restaurant Group

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    Doug Griebel - President Emeritus

    DG22,LLC

  • Léone OUEDRAOGO wearing a blue shirt

    Tren'ness Woods - Black

    Sylvia's Restaurant


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    Mitch Banchik - Treasurer

    Eat, Drink and Be Merry



  • Daniel Abrams

    Daniel Abrams

    The Mermaid Inn

  • Beatrice Ajaero

    Beatrice Ajaero

    Nneji

  • Kevin Alicea

    Kevin Alicea

    Havana Cafe

  • Alfredo Angueira

    Alfredo Angueira

    Hoodspitality Group

  • Maribel Araujo

    Maribel Araujo

    Caracas Arepa Bar

  • Theodore Arenas

    Theodore Arenas

    Rise Bar and The Spot

  • Mark Barak

    Mark Barak

    La Pecora Bianca



  • Jaclyn Bernstein

    Jaclyn Bernstein

    Empire Force Events - A Hosts Global Member



  • Mona Birjeeb

    Mona Birjeeb

    Safari Restaurant

  • Bill Bonbrest

    Bill Bonbrest

    Tao Group Hospitality



  • Peter Botros

    Peter Botros

    Bread and Butter Hospitality

  • Tiffany Bowen

    Tiffany Bowen

    Harlem Hookah


  • Michael Brady

    Michael Brady

    Bar 47 & Third Avenue Business Improvement District

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    Zachary Chodorow

    China Grill Management / RedFarm


  • Dhruv Chopra

    Dhruv Chopra

    Elsewhere

  • George Constantinou

    George Constantinou

    Mil Gustos Hospitality Group

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    Jennifer Mcmahon Elliott

    Great Performances

  • Massimo Felici

    Massimo Felici

    VINUM

  • Jonathan Forgash

    Jonathan Forgash

    Queens Together

  • Mark Fox

    Mark Fox

    Fox Lifestyle Hospitality Group

  • Melanie Frost

    Melanie Frost

    Ess-a-Bagel


  • Jeffrey Garcia

    Jeffrey Garcia

    Mon Amour Coffee & Wine / NYSLRBLA

  • greg giannone

    Gregory Giannone

    SA Hospitality Group

  • Sam Goldfinger

    Sam Goldfinger

    The Butcher's Daughter

  • Loycent Gordon

    Loycent Gordon

    Neir's Tavern

  • Chikako Ichihara

    Chikako Ichihara

    NY Japanese Restaurant Association


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    Michael Jacobs

    The Smith/Corner Table Restaurants



  • Max Carver standing in a kitchen

    Brice Jones

    The Freehold Brooklyn


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    Ronen Kaminitz

    HGR Group



  • Dawn Kelly

    Dawn Kelly

    The Nourish Spot


  • susannah koteen

    Susannah Koteen

    Lido, BIXI, The Fox

  • Bobbie Lloyd

    Bobbie Lloyd Petracca

    Magnolia Bakery

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    Lili Lynton

    The Dinex Group


  • James Mallios

    James Mallios

    Civetta Partners / Amali

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    Philippe Massoud

    ilili Restaurant

  • Frantz Metellus

    Frantz Metellus

    Rustik Tavern


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    Elizabeth Murray

    The Marlow Collective


  • Giorgio A. Tsoukalos smiling for the camera

    Nick Neocleous

    Central Lounge



  • Dennis Ngo

    Dennis Ngo

    Di An Di


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    Simon Oren

    Chef Driven/Tour de France


  • BLAIR PAPAGNI

    Blair Papagni

    Saint Vitus

  • Gloribelle Perez

    Gloribelle Perez

    BARCHA


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    Susan Povich

    Red Hook Lobster Pound


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    David Rabin

    The Lambs Club, Sona & American Bar



  • Megan Rickerson

    Megan Rickerson

    Someday Bar


  • John Rigos posing for the camera

    John Rigos

    Aurify Brands



  • Jimmy Rizvi

    Jimmy Rizvi

    Bombay House Hospitality LLC

  • Garrett Ronan

    Garrett Ronan

    etc.venues


  • Shaun Rose

    Shaun Rose

    Type Social



  • paul seres

    Paul Seres

    Helios Hospitality


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    Myles Share

    Myles Share & Associates



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    Caterina Skenderi

    Taverna Kyclades

  • Ivy Stark

    Ivy Stark

    Mexology/BKLYNwild - ivystark.com

  • Carlos Swepson

    Carlos Swepson

    Blvd Bistro of Harlem


  • George Tenedios

    George Tenedios

    fresh&co


  • Angela Terry

    Angela Terry

    TWB Catering and Events



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    Terence Tubridy

    In Good Company Hospitality


  • Andrew Walcott

    Andrew Walcott

    Fusion East Restaurant

  • James Walker

    James Walker

    Nathan's Famous

  • John Wang

    John Wang

    Queens Night Market / West Harlem Innovation Network

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    Martin Whelan

    Stout NYC Hospitality Group

  • Karl Williams

    Karl Williams

    67 Orange Street


  • Bon Yagi

    Bon Yagi

    T.I.C. Restaurant Group