CREATIVE DIRECTOR & MANAGING PARTNER
With a fifteen year career at Levy Restaurants, a $2+ Billion foodservice company based in Chicago, Sarah has a background that includes overseeing experiential master planning and communications at some of the world’s most high-profile events; including the GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center, the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs and the US Open Tennis Championships in New York and several Super Bowls and All Star games.
Sarah began working with Shawn and Richard in 2012, to develop and launch the Five50 Pizza Bar concept. She took a continued role in their Las Vegas restaurants and went on to lead the brand experience, marketing and publicity for the launch of Libertine Social at Mandalay Bay in 2016. The restaurant opened to huge critical acclaim was a recipient of the 2017 GOLD ADDY AWARD for their outstanding opening campaign and signature collateral.
In her role as Executive Director of Brand Experience at Levy Restaurants, Sarah also lead the creative master planning of food and beverage operations at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, home to the NHL’s Golden Knights. The Arena has been recognized as an industry innovator for its groundbreaking “Mixology for the Masses” program, which Sarah conceived of and developed in partnership with famed master mixologist, Tony Abou-Ganim. This and many other guest experience innovations have made F&B operations at TMA among the most successful and celebrated in the country.
Sarah’s passion for creating immersive brand experiences extends beyond the quantitative results and is most clearly evident in how all aspects of design, hospitality, programming and storytelling come to life in a unified and inspiring way for guests and team members. She loves to stay close to the restaurant operations, ensuring the core experiential vision is being brought to life for guests with consistency, flourish and FUN!
Sarah is also a Midwesterner, growing up in Cleveland Ohio. She currently lives in Las Vegas with her husband Richard and their two young sons.