Meet the MRG Team – Experienced Professionals. Proven Results.

The MRG Team has extensive operational and financial experience across all channels of the Food & Beverage industry as both operators and executives. We value establishing a strong partnering relationship with our clients while staffing each engagement with professionals that possess the required expertise and leadership to drive our client’s objectives forward. Our team members are able to identify limitations, challenges, and opportunities in our clients’ businesses, and then execute plans to create a more stable and higher performing operating environment.  We bring enhanced profits, strengthened loyalty, proven value, and stronger performance across business cycles.

The MRG Team comes in above the day-to-day running of the business to ensure operations are working at 100%, key opportunities are maximized, and threats are addressed. We will become part of the management team, an extension of equity sponsors, and help develop the necessary alignment to the vision of the company. MRG are food and beverage industry futurists and are thrilled to apply our collective knowledge to help you.

 


Seth Makowsky

Seth Makowsky – Founder & C.E.O.

Seth Makowsky, C.E.O. and Founder of MRG Makowsky Restaurant Group, specializes in restructuring, advancing, and streamlining restaurant companies for the past 15 years. As CEO, Seth has had the privilege to work both regionally and internationally acclaimed Food and Beverage brands in the hospitality, airport, gaming, and restaurant industry. He’s been featured as one of Global Gaming Magazine’s “Top 25 People to Watch in Las Vegas 2014” and “40 under 40 in 2016”. more…


David Rosenberg – Accounting & Financial Advisory

Director of several companies in the restaurant and leisure industries. David advises on the take-over and running of numerous restaurant and leisure companies including Hard Rock Café, Planet Hollywood, Café Tu Tu Tango, Earl of Sandwich, Parrot Cay, Buca di Beppo, The Ivy, J. Sheekey, Le Caprice, Daphne’s, Strada, Hidden Lake SA., Freebirds World Burrito, Tavistock Restaurants and Graffiti Junction. more…


Melissa Fox-Austin – Branding & Creative

A talented creative with a passion for vibrant and inspired design, Melissa Fox-Austin is a dynamic member of the MRG creative team. Whether developing a captivating brand identity or producing engaging collateral, Melissa has helped develop the unique brand stories, presentations, marketing pieces, stories and campaigns for MRG and its clients, by infusing of her distinctive take on design into each of her projects. more…


Vincent De Nino – Social Media

Vinny’s expertise spans across multiple sectors, including: Hospitality, Entertainment, Media, Retail, Fashion, Food & Beverage and Live Events. He has a deep level of experience with Marketing oversite of multi-unit operations including promotions, graphic design, social media, email marketing campaigns, loyalty programs, website, ticketing, partnerships, POP, and merchandise. more…


Jacob Frederick – Operations & Sales

Jacob Frederick has expertise in both operations management, sales, and marketing. As an operator, Jacob’s career spans from oversight and day to day running of national and regional multi-unit restaurants chains to owning and operating his own restaurants and foodservice companies. more…