Founded by award-winning chef, international restaurateur, and cookbook author Marcus Samuelsson. From high-end restaurants and fast-casual cafes to festivals and special events, the Group is committed to creating outstanding culinary experiences that celebrate food, music, culture and art. Distinction, community and diversity are core to our beliefs and offerings.
Herb Karlitz launched Karlitz & Company in 1990 as a full service “lifestyle and entertainment” marketing firm, which is now the industry leader in leveraging partnerships and designing memorable experiences that enhance luxury and lifestyle brands. A recognized innovator in creating celebrity chef-driven events, programs for corporate partners and sponsors, and festivals.
Harlem EatUp! Culinary Council
Leah Abraham & Antonino Settepani
Camaron Fagan & Eric Binder
The Grange Bar & Eatery
Carlos & Markisha Swepson
Skai Young & Raymond Zamanta
LoLo's Seafood Shack
Karl Franz Williams
Solomon and Kuff's Rum Hall / 67 Orange