Lori Granito is the founder of Kitchen Sync, Hong Kong’s first culinary incubator for start up food entrepreneurs. She is also the owner of Go Gourmet Catering and the award winning Magnolia private kitchen. She is the co-founder of Little Burro, a growing chain of San Francisco Mission style burrito restaurants. Lori was responsible for the development and marketing of her company’s concepts, including implementing the marketing plans, developing all dishes, organizing all PR, as well as the recruitment and training of staff. The ongoing success of her companies is directly attributable to her vision, energy and skills.
Lori brought the exciting flavors of Cajun and Creole food to Hong Kong as founder and owner of Bayou Catering and The Bayou restaurant in 1993. Since then, she has received numerous accolades in many of Hong Kong’s major newspapers including: the SCMP (Best Private Dinner Party Caterer of the Year), HK Standard, Asian Wall Street Journal, Eastern Express, Time Out, HK Magazine, and HK Economic Times to name but a few. She has worked as a food consultant and Guest Chef to the Mandarin Oriental in Manila, the Hyatt Regency in Singapore and has twice been featured as the guest Chef at The Sugar Beach Resort in Mauritius (now re-named The One and Only Resorts).
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