Lisa joined LDV team to identify and develop top talent as the company continues to grow. Her background in NYC’s restaurant industry is largely operational, most recently as the General Manager of Keith McNally’s Minetta Tavern. Prior to that, she worked for Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Perry St. Restaurant. Having worked in management roles for various restaurants, she is excited to cultivate talent and share LDV’s culture and vision across its properties nationwide.
Prior to joining the restaurant industry, Lisa worked on both the writing and business side of journalism, with stints at The New York Times and Wired Magazine.
Lisa has a degree in Literature from Harvard University and a Masters in Business Administration from Stanford. She is formally trained in French cooking, with a degree from the French Culinary Institute’s Classic Culinary Arts Program, as well as its Restaurant Management Program.