Workshop Speakers

Chef Oron Franco

Director of Culinary Operations
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Westville Restaurant Group

Oron Franco is a hospitality executive and entrepreneur with experience in Food innovation, Technology and kitchen operations. He has worked in the New York culinary scene for over 15 years in establishments like Gramercy Tavern, JP Morgan Chase Private Dining and Five Ninth. He is currently the Director of Culinary Operations for the Westville Restaurant Group, a staple in Vegetable forward fast casual cuisine with 7 locations around the city.  

He sees food as part of our holistic lifestyle with emphasis on sustainability, relationships and social impact. “Food is an universal language connecting our history and culture with our modern way of life. Good healthy food should be an elemental part of your day to day an accessible to everyone”