THE TEAM

Marcus Samuelsson

OWNER

Andrew Chapman

CO-FOUNDER & INVESTOR

Derek Evans

PARTNER

Howard Greenstone

STRATEGIC ADVISOR & PARTNER

David Tetens

COO

Raul Adorno

VP OF RESTAURANTS

Jeanette Cebollero

CFO

Lauren Monroe

DIRECTOR OF MEDIA

Erica Morris

DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EVENTS

Rita Pescatore

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Darrell Raymond

CORPORATE CHEF

Jenn Burka

DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGER
 
 

David tetens, Chief Operating Officer

David Tetens

David Tetens

A 25-year hospitality veteran, David has both Fortune 500 leadership experience, as well as experience as an owner, operator, and consultant, in entrepreneurial F&B ventures.

Prior to joining the Marcus Samuelsson Group as C.O.O., David led all Food and Beverage operations for Starwood Hotels, across the Starwood portfolio of 7 full-service brands, including 430+ owned, managed and franchise properties.

In the years prior to joining Starwood, he served as a consultant, and was an owner operator in several NYC venues. David was also the COO of the Lotus Group from 2000-2005, and headed up 360 Hospitality, an F&B financial consulting group.

David earned an Executive MBA, a BA in English, and a BS in Economics all from Rutgers University, where he was a Division 1 scholar athlete.

David lives in Brooklyn, with his wife Wendy, daughter Vera, and son Bruno.