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Matt Erickson

Biography

Matt Erickson serves as President of Food & Beverage at SH Group where his role is to oversee and elevate all food, beverage and nightlife for 1 Hotels, the fast-growing eco-luxury lifestyle brand with locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and South Beach, as well as the five-star luxury Baccarat Hotel brand.

In this role, he helps conceptualize, develop, open and operate all in-house F&B and nightlife in addition to implementing all partnership F&B for each property. Mr. Erickson is known for creating concepts and collaborations that give each property its own distinct identity and that complement... READ MORE

Matt Erickson serves as President of Food & Beverage at SH Group where his role is to oversee and elevate all food, beverage and nightlife for 1 Hotels, the fast-growing eco-luxury lifestyle brand with locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and South Beach, as well as the five-star luxury Baccarat Hotel brand.

In this role, he helps conceptualize, develop, open and operate all in-house F&B and nightlife in addition to implementing all partnership F&B for each property. Mr. Erickson is known for creating concepts and collaborations that give each property its own distinct identity and that complement the hotel brand and location. Designing and developing all of the food and beverage to exceed guest expectations, his focus is to assure that the core ethos of each hotel brand translates into the food & beverage experience.

Previously, Mr. Erickson was Senior Vice President of Restaurant Operations at sbe Entertainment, where he was instrumental in the opening and expansion of the world-class restaurant group, instituting many of their key systems, policies, and procedures. Mr. Erickson oversaw the company’s award-winning portfolio of concepts nationwide and internationally. In addition to collaborating with some of the world’s most highly-regarded chefs, he spearheaded concept development, operations, and sales and marketing, leading a team of over 2,000 restaurant professionals.

During his tenure Mr. Erickson also oversaw the design and development, pre-opening, opening, and stabilization of SLS Las Vegas, as Senior Vice President of Food and Beverage. In this role, he oversaw an acclaimed collection of restaurants, nightclubs and casino beverage as well as bars, in-room dining, mini-bars, and catering & banquets.

Mr. Erickson began his restaurant management career in Boston. He moved to New York where he opened Ono at the Gansevoort Hotel for China Grill and Jeffrey Chodorow before becoming General Manager of the Lakeside in Montauk, New York.

Mr. Erickson served as vice chairman of restaurants for the Nevada Restaurant Association’s 2015 board of directors.

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