Favorite Part of Job? Being fortunate enough to have a amazing Management Team and a great staff! They make having two restaurants be able to work.
Most Inspiring Mentor: Eric Warnstedt, he been my partner in crime for a long time. He also payed me to say this! Eric where's my money?
Tell us something fun about yourself that few people know: I have a strong dislike for Fennel! Everyone thinks I'm crazy...
Favorite Hobby: I lost those a long time ago... Is driving to and from work a Hobby?
Favorite Vermont Escape: When I feel like traveling, Hen of the Wood - Waterbury. When I feel like staying close to home, Hen of the Wood - Burlington.
Vermont Business Person you would like to have lunch with: Sean Buchanan, cause I have had to many dinner and beers with him and never lunch. Sean wanna go to Lunch with me?
Career Highlights:Opening/designing up Hen of the Wood-Burlington from the ground up. Also winning Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wine Restaurants in the US (first by a Vermont restaurant) with special recognition for our 'natural' wine list.
Community Involvement: We donate and give our time to a lot of organizations. Some of our favorites are Evening Song (Cancer Patient Support Group), March of Dimes, Fork in the Road, NOFA, Vermont Fresh Network & the Intervale.