Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 28, 2012
Sage Restaurant Group (SRG), the Denver-based independent restaurant group dedicated to creating experiences where food, drink, and inspired design meet and mix, announces seven internal promotions as part of the company’s aggressive growth plan. These movements within Sage Restaurant Group are vital to the independent restaurant group as it expands its restaurant portfolio and brand in the upcoming year.
Within SRG’s restaurant properties, the following 5 individuals have been recently promoted or newly added to the SRG team: Troy Christian, General Manager of The Original Dinerant in Portland; Dana Faulk, General Manager of the soon-to-open Kachina Southwestern Grill in Westminster, Colorado; Jerome Fosset, General Manager of The Corner Office Restaurant + Martini Bar in Denver; Meaghan Goedde, General Manager of Mercat a la Planxa in Chicago; and Jennifer Thomas, General Manager of Braddock’s American Brasserie in Pittsburgh. In the executive growth category within the corporate office, SRG also announces the promotions of Stephanie Ehrler to Vice President of Marketing and Brand Integrity and David Marsh to Senior Vice President of Operations.
“Sage Restaurant Group strives to take progressive approaches in providing valuable customer experiences and building credibility with our investors, and the recent promotions within our growing SRG family are instrumental in continuing to help us achieve our mission. We are very excited and fortunate to work with each individual as our company gears up for the next year,” said Peter Karpinski, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Sage Restaurant Group.
At Sage Restaurant Group’s corporate office, the promotions of Stephanie Ehrler and David Marsh will bring new levels of leadership expertise to the team. “David and Stephanie have long been integral parts of the continued growth and success of Sage Restaurant Group. We are honored to welcome them into their new roles, and look forward to collaborating with them in their respective positions to bring great vision to SRG’s future,” said Karpinski.
A graduate of Kendall College with a focus in Hotel Management and Convention and Meeting Planning, Ehrler held several other hospitality roles before joining Sage Restaurant Group in 2007 as the Sales and Marketing Director for Mercat a la Planxa in Chicago. In 2010, Ehrler became the company’s Corporate Director of Marketing, and now, with more than eight years of hospitality industry experience, Ehrler will develop and oversee the Sage Restaurant Group marketing vision for the ten distinct restaurant brands in her new role as Vice President of Marketing and Brand Integrity.
Marsh joined Sage Restaurant Group in 2009 as the General Manager of Food and Beverage Operations for the company’s Portland-based Urban Farmer and Departure restaurants at The Nines Hotel, and brings more than 20 years of restaurant industry experience to his newly appointed role. A recipient of the SRG “Leader of the Year” award in 2011, Marsh will direct food and beverage operations for Sage Restaurant Group’s ten distinct restaurant properties as Senior Vice President of Operations. Previous to his positions at SRG, Marsh held management roles at South Lake Tahoe’s iconic Riva Grill and various properties within the Morton’s Restaurant Group umbrella.
Highlights of the newly-appointed general manager posts at several of Sage Restaurant Group’s individual concepts include:
Sage Restaurant Group’s expansion momentum comes at a critical moment as the company prepares for the next year, with growth highlights including:
About Sage Restaurant Group
Sage Restaurant Group creates experiences where food, drink and inspired design meet and mix. These independent restaurants, adjacent to hotels, deliver exceptional catering and in-room dining experiences. Wherever they are located, Sage Restaurant Group’s concepts feature a distinctive scene and a subtly infused local vibe designed to appeal to a guest who is hungry for life. For more information, please visit http://www.sagerestaurantgroup.com.