Michael Chase

Michael Chase

Production Chef, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Michael has worked in the hospitality industry since 1990 and has been the production master in the Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes kitchen since 1997. 

His previous experience includes Oceana in New York City and the Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida—not to mention an eye-opening job with an oil company, which took him all over Africa. “I love the camaraderie of the kitchen,” says Michael. “I also believe in the DSquared ‘guest-first’ philosophy,’ and I instill that in our team. I love working on the floor of an event and interacting with guests.” 

When he’s not imagining the next delicious creation for our menus, Michael enjoys working out at the gym and exploring new restaurants both at home and in his travels.

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

Chef Manager, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Brideen Baker

Brideen Baker

Pastry Chef, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Ashley Durant

Ashley Durant

Sous Chef
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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

F.O.H Operations Manager, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Melissa Sweet

Melissa Sweet

event manager, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Libby Williamson

Libby Williamson

Event Manager, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Grace Siemering

Grace Siemering

Event Producer, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Michelle Nguyen

Michelle Nguyen

Event Producer, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Anisa Benamira-Dod

Anisa Benamira-Dod

Event Concierge, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Zach Watson

Zach Watson

Venue Manager, The Hall at Fauntleroy
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