MANAGING DIRECTOR OF FOOD & BEVERAGE LOS ANGELES
Originally from Chicago, Illinois. Christopher has worked in the Hospitality Industry for over 25 years; worked virtually every position in the Food & Beverage industry and received his Hotel Administration degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV); 12 of those years were spent in Las Vegas and the remaining time in Los Angeles.
Between those two cities Christopher opened two Resort Hotel & Casinos and over six restaurants. Notably for celebrity Chef's Emeril Lagasse and Brian Malarkey. In addition Chris has worked for Starwood's W brand, Morgan's Hotel Group, London West Hollywood and helped develop venues for Levy Restaurant Group, Sports, and Entertainment Division. Currently Christopher resides near the beach in Los Angeles where he surfs, open water kayaks and enjoys sunny California weather. If/when he has some spare time he develops and works on his non-profit for Alzheimer's Association called Mindfull, Inc.
DIRECTOR OF OUTLETS
Nash Tennant is Plan Do See’s Los Angeles hospitality expert, having worked at major hotels and event venues throughout California.
In 2007, Tennant began his career with Starwood Hotels and Resorts where he oversaw operations and purchasing for the Westin Pasadena. Years later, Tennant was instrumental in the opening and success of the W Hollywood Hotel & Residences where he ran Banquets and Catering, In Room Dining and Mini Bar Operations. Most recently, Tennant was Director of Banquet Operations at the prestigious Bel Air Bay Club.
Tennant’s practice of Omotenashi makes his co-workers laugh, intentionally. He’s known for starting staff meetings with a corny ‘Joke of the Day’. Tennant graduated from the University of Michigan.