Director of Sales and Marketing Persephone Chan is a well-established veteran of the industry. She grew up in a restaurant family and learned the craft while working in all aspects of hospitality and operations at her father’s restaurants. Persephone interned as a cook at one of the world’s most recognized Japanese kitchens – Nobu – directly after earning her degree in the culinary arts from the New York Restaurant School. She is also a graduate of New York University’s Stern School of Business. With a combination of her education, training and experience, Persephone has the business acumen and creative skills to connect with her clients in order to produce truly unique and successful events. Since then, she has worked with Michelin-starred Chefs and their renowned restaurants including Eric Ripert, Jean-Louis Palladin, Jean-Louis Dumonet and Marcus Samuelsson.
Persephone’s talent for elevating an event from corporate to elegant draws from her over 10 years of experience as the Conference Director for advertising giant Young & Rubicam in New York City. Among her many professional accomplishments, Persephone has been at the helm orchestrating events for high profile clients ranging from C-suite executives for Fortune 100 companies and former US Presidents, to spiritual leaders such as the Dalai Lama.