The Team


The Team

 

 

 

 

Our team of talented and passionate individuals is the foundation of everything we do. Representing a variety of backgrounds and experiences, everyone is united by a shared commitment to excellence, education, and hospitality.

 

Barbara Lynch, Founder & CEO James Beard Award-winner and Relais & Chateâux Grand Chef Barbara Lynch is regarded as one of Boston's—and the country's—leading chefs and restaurateurs. Continue Reading ➝


Barbara Lynch, Founder & CEO

James Beard Award-winner and Relais & Chateâux Grand Chef Barbara Lynch is regarded as one of Boston's—and the country's—leading chefs and restaurateurs.

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Cat Silirie, Wine Director One of Boston's most respected and beloved wine experts, Cat Silirie brings over two decades of experience to the position of Executive Wine Director and Wine Buyer for Barbara Lynch Gruppo. Continue Reading ➝


Cat Silirie, Wine Director

One of Boston's most respected and beloved wine experts, Cat Silirie brings over two decades of experience to the position of Executive Wine Director and Wine Buyer for Barbara Lynch Gruppo.

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EZRA STAR, GENERAL MANAGER Spending her early years in Venezuela, Ezra Star was fascinated by her grandmother’s cooking, and learned English by reading American cookbooks. While studying biochemistry and public health in school, she took a job as a bartender, and became so fascinated with drink making and hospitality she decided to make it a career. Continue Reading ➝


EZRA STAR, GENERAL MANAGER

Spending her early years in Venezuela, Ezra Star was fascinated by her grandmother’s cooking, and learned English by reading American cookbooks. While studying biochemistry and public health in school, she took a job as a bartender, and became so fascinated with drink making and hospitality she decided to make it a career.

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Nick Bateman, EXECUTIVE Sous CHEF Born and raised in Brookline, MA, Nick has admired chefs for as long as he can remember. In college, Nick studied International Studies and Business, which allowed him to indulge his love of travel and sample a vast array of cuisines. While studying in Nice, France, Nick's interest in food evolved from a passionate pastime to an insatiable desire. He simply couldn't taste, study, and experience enough. Continue Reading ➝


Nick Bateman, EXECUTIVE Sous CHEF

Born and raised in Brookline, MA, Nick has admired chefs for as long as he can remember. In college, Nick studied International Studies and Business, which allowed him to indulge his love of travel and sample a vast array of cuisines. While studying in Nice, France, Nick's interest in food evolved from a passionate pastime to an insatiable desire. He simply couldn't taste, study, and experience enough.

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