The mission of LDV is to channel our passion for genuine hospitality into creating charming restaurant and bar experiences. Through our F&B offerings, we bring La Dolce Vita, “The Good Life,” to our guests by curating an ambiance of effortless elegance. These experiences elevate and define a true sense of place for our hotel partners. We achieve this with our team of extraordinary people, culinary integrity, and excellence in service.
President & Founder
John drives the creative process, envisioning new concepts and forging business partnerships.
Chief Operating Officer – Partner
Rob is responsible for all operational oversight and compliance functionality of LDV.
Chief Financial Officer
Lou is responsible for the overall financial management of the business.
SVP Brand Development – Partner
Sara seeks and evaluates locations, placement and positioning for new development.
SVP Brand Marketing
Jessica oversees all aspects of LDV’s marketing objectives as well as each of the restaurant’s brand communications and partnerships.
Guest Experience Director
Bryan cultivates LDV’s onsite experience, and fosters relationships with guests and partners.
Rachel manages all marketing strategy for the Scarpetta brand and NYC’s signature concepts.
Director of Brand Operations
Megann leads quality control and brand integrity for new openings and existing operations.
Operations Director – Partner
James leads Scarpetta, The Seville and banquets at LDV’s flagship property in NYC.
Drew executes the American Cut operations while bringing an old world hospitality approach.
Paul is responsible for managing the day-to-day food and beverage operations for Scarpetta Beach at Gurney’s Montauk Resort.
Corporate Chef, Scarpetta – Partner
Jorge leads Scarpetta’s culinary direction across the brand since its inception in 2008.
Corporate Chef, Dolce Italian
Paolo leads Dolce Italian’s culinary, as well as international culinary for other LDV concepts.
Juan Pablo Perez
Corporate Chef, American Cut
Juan Pablo leads culinary for American Cut, taking an innovative approach since 2012.
Alessio de Sensi
Alessio enhances the culture and product for the Scarpetta brand with a special focus on elevating the beverage program.
Avery’s focus is assuring service standards for all Scarpetta venues as the brand continues to expand.
Howie oversees LDV’s intricate information and communications infrastructure.