bios


Neal Langermann, Executive Chef/ Partner

As Executive Chef, Neal brought an imaginative approach to his Southern Inspired menu.  He began his career in Washington DC as a Sous Chef for Red Sage Restaurant.  He moved on to become Executive Chef for Capital Restaurant Concepts, guiding Georgia Browns Restaurant to renown. He remained there for the next 8 years.  During this period he received numerous awards and recognition

  • Chef of the Year Metropolitan DC in 2001.
  • 7 time Guest Chef as a Beard Guest Chef at prestigious Beard House in NYC.
  • Guest Chef at 2000 Southern Food Symposium in Oxford, Mississippi.

In 2005, he left and assumed the position as Executive Chef for the reopening of the Clyde’s Restaurant in Chevy Chase, MD.  From there he moved on to become the Corporate Executive Chef for the Deluxe Restaurant Group.


David McGill,

Managing Partner

A veteran of the restaurant business, David began his career with The Rusty Scupper organization, rising to the position of Vice President.  He joined Carrollton Enterprises as  Director of Operations, from there he moved on to  El Torito Restaurants in Irvine, Ca.  During his tenure he supervised operations from Boston to Miami.   In 1996, he left to become Divisional Vice President for American Hospitably Inc., located in Boston, MA. 
Most recently he was  Vice President of Operations for the Deluxe Restaurant Group in Washington, DC.

Mark Lasker,

Bar Manager and Partner

Mark began his bar career in 1991 at Margarita Maggie's; a concept owned by Carrollton Enterprises.  He left in 1998 and moved on to work at numerous well know establishments such as Macaroni Grill, Hard Rock Cafe, Ramshead Live and  Bohagers.  He purchased his first bar in 2001, Boomerang Pub in Federal Hill.  A couple of years later his second establishment, The Royal, became the coolest little live music venue in Baltimore.

Jini Chung,

Partner

Jini is more of a silent partner that manages several times a week along with helping to sample the latest cocktails and cuisine to ensure our products are perfect for our guests...we couldn't ask for more in a Partner.

Bringing a background of office management, marketing and operations from her family's owned and operated businesses, Jini brings knowledge and experience that completes the Partners.