Rex Gryphon Restaurant Group Taps Industry Renowned Chef Ralph P. Fernandez as Culinary Director
Fernandez to Drive Food & Beverage Operations for RG's Industry-Disruptive Storied Restaurant Concept: Vigilante Post - Survivors (Scratch) Kitchen and First-of-its-Kind VRex Lounge
By: Kaye Communications
Fernandez, who brings more than 30 years of entrepreneurial and corporate food and hospitality experience to the restaurant group, will drive the food and beverage vision for RG's REX (Restaurant, Entertainment, Xperience) network of industry-disrupting themed destinations "where the art of food meets the art of survival." The post-apocalyptic storied vigilante posts are "none like it" interactive, multi-sensory experiential destination meeting places, dining havens, watering holes and hi-tech VR escape lounges. At the casual, upscale rustic dining and entertainment venues set for national expansion, 'urbanites' are encouraged to create and share their own experiences, food is locally sourced, the cocktails surprise. A pre- or post-meal visit to the hi-tech VRex Lounge lets them escape to places they have not yet traveled.
"Based on Ralph's diverse seasoned experience coupled with his culinary creativity, leadership, and passion, we are confident that he will continue to raise the bar on our REX guest experience with high quality, healthy and delicious menu offerings that excite and amaze," shared hospitality industry veteran Michael Norris who leads the development of Rex Gryphon Brands. The RG currently operates its first Vigilante Post, Mad Rex (themadrex.com)
Serving in several culinary capacities, Fernandez's career spans BOH, FOH and private chef positions for the Four Seasons (Houston), The Pierre Hotel (New York City), Garden City Hotel (5-Diamond/4-
For more information on Rex Gryphon, visit www.rexgryphon.com.
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