Tony leads Union Square Events as a 30-year veteran in the New York City hospitality business. After graduating from The French Culinary Institute, he began his career as a cook, steadily advancing through numerous leadership roles. Prior to joining Compass Group as President for FoodWorks, Tony was Senior Vice President at an international corporate dining company, where he was responsible for a $200M portfolio of Business & Industry clients. During his tenure, Tony drove significant growth in the market with breakthrough activities in Airline Lounges, Off-Premise Catering and Retail Dining. Tony’s calling for hospitality came during his formative years in Brooklyn, understanding that preparing a wonderful meal for others to enjoy is truely nourishment for the chef and guest alike.