Where born: Hyde Park, N.Y.
Family: Wife, Pam; children, Jason, Nicole and Kayla
Education: Graduated from the Culinary Institute of America
Primary product: A unique environment with our guests in mind
Primary market: Local and destination guests
Annual sales or other business indicator: $3 million
First "real" job: Ravenueax Country Club banquet chef.
Management style: Treat people with respect.
Keys to success: "I listen to my employees and guests." One lesson I've learned in my work: Lead by example.
What I like about my line of work: The creativity.
Heroes: The one that is in all of us.
Leisure time and hobbies: Cycling and the guitar.
Favorite book and movie: "Steven Covey's 7 Habits"; "JFK."