Chris Johnston

Chris Johnston

Executive Chef, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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If Chris seems unflappable, chalk it up to his experience as chef garde-manager at the Ritz Carlton in Miami’s South Beach during a hurricane season that set records not only for the number of storms, but for their ferocity as well. The experience taught Chris to develop contingency plans, stay poised, and always prepare for the unknown; in other words, it made him the perfect culinary director for your event. 

Just tell Chris what kind of foods rock your taste buds like a hurricane, and he and his team will bring it to life. “Food creates memories,” says Chris, explaining why he likes his work, “and it brings pleasure to others.” 

What brings Chris pleasure when he’s not creating extraordinary menus? Digging clams, harvesting oysters, foraging for mushrooms, gardening, and watching college football.

Meet The Rest of Our Team

Emily Schiller

Emily Schiller

director of sales, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Nick Webber

Nick Webber

Executive Sous Chef, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Brideen Baker

Brideen Baker

Pastry Chef, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Angel Alfonso

Angel Alfonso

sous chef, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Michael Chase

Michael Chase

Production Chef, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Kevin Ledbetter

Kevin Ledbetter

B.O.H. operations Manager, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Stephanie Lau

Stephanie Lau

FOH Operations Manager, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Kimball Gainor

Kimball Gainor

lead event & venue manager, the hall at fauntleroy & melrose market studios
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Sara Boop

Sara Boop

event & venue manager, the hall at fauntleroy & melrose market studios
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Cheryl Webster

Cheryl Webster

Event Manager, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Cassie Hummel

Cassie Hummel

Event Producer, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Lara Haggerty

Lara Haggerty

Event Concierge, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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