Chief Operating Officer, Dinex Group (Daniel Boulud restaurant group - Various locations)
Brett Traussi is the Chief Operating Officer of The Dinex Group, the management company of Daniel Boulud. As the group's Chief Operating Officer, Traussi supervises everything from new concept development and design to construction and restaurant openings, overseeing the ongoing operations of Boulud's thirteen restaurants. For 15 years he has oversight of one of the most sophisticated restaurant group structures in New York City and internationally. His professionalism, stubbornly positive attitude, and flexible approach are the perfect complements to Boulud's energy and creativity, and have made an invaluable contribution to the chef's lasting success. A graduate of Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration, he served as Food and Beverage Director for New York's Palace Hotel where he was part of the team reconcepting the hotel's entire F&B program including the opening of Le Cirque 2000.