Category Archives: MRGTop10

MRG Interviews Jake Frank Managing Director, Hotels and Corporate Development for Gategroup

Jake Frank, Managing Director, Hotels and Corporate Development for Gategroup “I believe the real foodies need to take back the word “Foodie” from the pretenders.  Bottom line, being a foodie must be about sharing the enjoyment of ALL types of food with ALL types of people.  I believe in the religion of food and its power to […]

Top Food & Lifestyle Publicist Rebecca Brooks answers the #MRGTop10

MRGTop10-Feature

  Learn more about Top Food & Lifestyle Publicist Rebecca Brooks, as she answers the #MRGTop10. Rebecca Brooks is the Founder and President of the Manhattan PR agency, The Brooks Group. She is renown for helping to shape and steer the growth and development of some of the most influential and innovative brands in the lifestyle space with […]

Joe Essa Answers Seth Makowsky’s #MRGTOP10

Joe Essa, President of Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, Inc. Seth Makowsky caught up with Joe Essa, President of Wolfgang Puck, for this month’s #MRGTOP10. Joe Essa started with Wolfgang Puck in 1999 as the Managing Partner of Operations. He assisted with the day to day operations and finances of the 15 fine dining Wolfgang Puck restaurants. By […]

CEO Brian Burton Answers Seth Makowsky’s #MRGTOP10

Brian Burton President & CEO of Three Square Food Bank

“No matter who we are, no matter what circumstance we’re in, we’re all in the same boat. Our destinies are intertwined.” – Brian Burton, President & CEO Three Square Food Bank This week Seth Makowsky tracked down Brian Burton, President & CEO of Three Square Food Bank, for our #MRGTOP10 Q&A series. Brian has an extensive background […]

Author Allen Salkin Answers Seth Makowsky’s #MRGTOP10

Allen Salkin Food Writer

Author Allen Salkin Answers #MRGTOP10 Welcome back to the third installment of #MRGTOP10! This week Seth Makowsky has the incomparable food and trend writer Allen Salkin. Allen is well known as an expert on pop culture and food media. He’s also a frequent editor and creator on About.com’s Food Writing and Cookbooks plus a menagerie of […]

Chef Carmen Gonzalez Answers Seth Makowsky’s #MRGTOP10

Chef Carmen Gonzalez

  This week for #MRGTOP10 Seth Makowsky reached out to Chef Carmen Gonzalez. Carmen, a celebrated chef and culinary artist has over 25 years of experience under her belt. A graduate from the New York Restaurant School, Chef Carmen honed her skills at the fabled Quilted Giraffe. She moved on to open the extremely successful and critically […]

Seth Makowsky Interviews Chef Ben Ford #MRGTOP10

Chef Ben Ford sat down with MRG’s CEO Seth Makowsky and answered a new series we’ve started called #MRGTOP10. As you’ve probably guessed we’ll be grilling our favorite foodies, chefs and food experts with 10 juicy questions. For the month of July we’re starting with one of our favorite chefs and close friends Ben Ford. Ford recently released Taming The […]