Wed, 8 April 2015
Jeff Benjamin caught the hospitality bug when he was a young man working as a buss boy. His love for the industry brought him to Umass-Amherst where he majored in Hospitality Business. While working corporate operations in New York City, Jeff met Marc Vetri, and a friendship was formed. In 1998 Jeff was called on to joined Mark Vetri as General Manager at Vetri Restaurant. After two years, Jeff became a partner. Vetri Restaurant has evolved into the Vetri Family: a restaurant group consisting of 7 concepts that has earned countless accolades. Additionally, Jeff Benjamin is the author of Front of the House: Restaurant Manners, Misbehaviors & Secrets a revealing and wryly humorous behind-the-scenes look at the gracious art of great restaurant service. Click play and hear Jeff's stories, advice, and why he says if he could go back in time to do it all over, he wouldn't change a thing.