Gretchen Richer, Director of People Operations at Union Square Hospitality Group in New York City, shares her career timeline and advice for up-and-coming talent.
“My colleagues at USHG provide me with daily inspiration. I get to work with some of the smartest, most creative, most driven people in NYC and they push me to bring my A game in everything I do. In my role, I’m lucky to collaborate with operators from the front and back of house and experts in the fields of HR, Technology, Finance and Marketing – all working toward the common goal of professionalizing our industry and delivering Enlightened Hospitality to all.„
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Inspirational Career Timelines
Find your inspiration in the unique career timelines and words of advice these industry leaders have shared.
Chef and Owner
CITY GRIT Hospitality Group, CITY GRIT, Birds & Bubbles, Rise Gourmet Goods & Bakeshop
Executive Chef, Proprietor and Farmer
Mercantile dining & provision, Fruition Restaurant and Fruition Farms Dairy & Creamery
Chef / Partner
Lineage Restaurant, Island Creek Oyster Bar, Row 34 Fort Point, Row 34 Portsmouth
Professor of Culinary Arts and Food Science
Drexel University, Center for Hospitality and Sport Management
Master Sommelier, Director of Wine and Restaurant Operations
Union Square Hospitality Group