Rikin Lakhani, Assistant Vice President, is a well-rounded hospitality executive with experience ranging from large Fortune 500 corporate environments to smaller, entrepreneurial driven operations. His past accomplishments include being the President of Marcus Samuelsson’s chef inspired Streetbird Rotisserie, Vice President of Operations for Barcelona Wine Bar, a polished casual Spanish tapas concept based in Connecticut and under the Darden Specialty Restaurant Group umbrella overseeing the growth of Seasons 52 in the West Coast opening six locations in California.
Raised in Kenya, Rikin relocated to Miami and completed his BA in Hotel & Restaurant Management at Florida International University. Rikin lives in Danville, CA with his wife and daughter. Rikin is also a board member of the Visit Tri-Valley organization in Northern California.