Drew Nieporent is Owner of Myriad Restaurant Group in NYC whose award-winning restaurants include Batard, Tribeca Grill and Nobu (NYC and around the world). He consults for many restaurants and hotels globally. Chef Traci Des Jardins opened Rubicon with Drew in 1994 in San Francisco. She now runs her flagship restaurant, Jardinere and three concepts in the Presidio in San Francisco: The Commissary, Arguello and TRANSIT. They discuss the business of running successful restaurants on both coasts.