With restaurants spanning the country, Michael Schlow is one of the most influential and respected chef/restaurateurs in America today.
His ability to capture a variety of global cuisines and techniques has led to appearances on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, CBS This Morning, Nightline, and The Food Network.
He’s been the recipient of many awards including being named “Best Chef in the Northeast” by the James Beard Foundation, “Best Chef in the Country” by Sante Magazine, as well as the “Culinary Award of Excellence” given out by Robert Mondavi to only 6 recipients a year. His restaurants have been recognized as some of the best in the world by Esquire, Food & Wine, Conde Nast Traveler, and Gourmet.
He is the author “It’s About Time, Great Recipes for Everyday Life” and is regularly requested to appear and speak about the restaurant and
hospitality industry. Originally from Brooklyn NY, Michael travels extensively and enjoys golf, music and photography. He makes his home in Boston, MA with his artist wife Adrienne and his two daughters Petra and Axelle.
Spiro was an independent restaurateur before joining SRG as Director of Operations New England in 2016. His management went company-wide as VP of Operations in early 2017, before being promoted to CEO in 2018. His ability to make decisions with conviction earlier and faster enables our immensely talented team to work without a bottleneck. To do this, he relies on his understanding of all stakeholder needs balanced by an unrelenting focus on business results. Spiro strives to lead by embracing change and capitalizing on the opportunities that it brings.
Alex Levin wears a number of hats at SRG, including directing strategic business initiatives while also being an award-winning pastry chef. Prior to SRG, he opened Michael White’s Osteria Morini in Washington, DC and was trained in New York at Cafe Boulud and Restaurant Jean-Georges. Alex graduated from Yale and the CIA with honors.
Director, Strategic Business & Pastry Programs
Jason joins SRG from Richard Sandoval Hospitality, where he was the National Director of Operations, overseeing multiple markets across the Northeast, South and Mid-West. Previously, Jason was the Director of Operations for Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants. Before permanently calling DC home, Jason was a multi-unit regional manager for Starr Restaurants, responsible for operations across multiple concepts. He was heavily involved with the opening and operations of highly acclaimed restaurants such as Le Diplomate, Upland NYC and Le Zoo in Miami.