We Bring ItEvery Day

Where others provide guidelines, we bring a new perspective. Our teams
are made up of the industry’s most sought-after culinary, service,
operations and design experts.

Scratch Manifesto

No Cookie-Cutter Solutions Here

We believe that you have to start fresh to create something
truly worthwhile. That’s why we take a from-scratch approach
to creating food, spaces and relationships.

We Make
Food From
Scratch

We Design
Spaces From
Scratch

We Build
Relationships
From Scratch

We Make Food From Scratch

We Design Spaces From Scratch

We Build Relationships From Scratch

Empowering Culture

We Like Wild Ideas

We offer a natural incubator environment platform for partners, tastemakers, and front-line members to be themselves, speak up, let it out, and come up with truly unique and innovative solutions.

Unique personalities

We Are Small, But We Think Big

Every member brings a diverse skill set to the table, held together by a
common bond—creating moments that matter through unique food,
environmental experiences, and no finish line, ever.

The Game-Changers

The LifeWorks start-up mentality allows our Tastemakers to try new ideas, push the needle and most importantly have fun!

Has 34 veggie tats,
Not a vegetarian
executive chef of
culinary innovation

Dylan
france

From the beginning of his career, Dylan has learned, taught and pushed the boundaries of both his dishes and the hospitality industry.

“Silence at the dinner table is applause.”

1st love: Pasta
2nd love: NY Knicks
CHEF DE CUISINE

Jessica
mansfield

Jessica has always been a super goal-oriented kind of person, so it’s no surprise that she goes above and beyond to give guests more flavor and more experience.

“I want to bring the ‘wow factor’.”

Natural red-head
Nature-driven soul
Executive Chef

Patrick
ford

Patrick loves going back to the basics of cooking. He loves hearing the sizzle and smelling the smoke from cooking over live fire.

“So many variables, so much to learn.”

Loves Disney
Hates guava
EXECUTIVE CHEF OF
CULINARY EXCELLENCE

Eddie
campos

Eddie keeps the creative juices flowing by staying ahead on new ingredient trends and constantly exploring new partnerships.

“Our food brings soul, love, passion, creativity and smiles.”

Mushroom hunter
Meat smoker
EXECUTIVE CHEF OF
STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS

BRYAN
KELLY

Bryan Kelly believes the LifeWorks culture empowers him and his team to do whatever it takes to deliver on client and guest needs.

“Client and guest obsessed.”

Flavor fusion queen
Taco connoisseur
Executive Chef

BRENDA
BARRERA

She believes there’s nothing better than seeing her guests eyes when trying one of her flavor mash up tortillas.

“My tacos are out-of-the-box and out-of-this-world.”

the balancing acts

LifeWorks Wellness Experts care about more than just the food we put in our bodies. They are obsessed with helping our guests find balance and choice so they can just plain feel better!

Weekday yogi
Weekend jet-setter
Wellness Expert

HANNAH LIBERA
MS, RD, LDN

Hannah’s experience in bio-clinical and community nutrition help her create a fun and healthy environment for guests.

“I make it easy and fun to make healthier choices.”

Positivity promoter
Salsa dancer
Wellness Expert

EMILY VALASQUEZ
RDN, LD

Emily takes a positive and enthusiastic spin on nutritional education to help guests set and hit their wellness goals.

“It’s all about baby steps and small goals to build momentum.”

Exercise enthusiast
Coffee lover
Wellness Expert

KENDALL PEDDIE
RDN

Kendall has always had a passion to help others succeed. She goes above and beyond to help her guests set and fulfill their health and wellness goals.

“You have to nourish to flourish.”

Scientist at heart
Home baker
Wellness Expert

COURTNEY TURK
MS, RDN, CLC

Courtney really enjoys working with our team of dietitians and chefs to cultivate a culture of inclusion when it comes to food.

“It’s all about balance’.”

the go-getters

LifeWorks Thought Leaders take pride in the way they influence and impact the whole day so our guests feel taken care of.

Ice sport athlete
Ice cream addict
MARKETING DIRECTOR,
STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS

MARISHA
OLSON

Marisha has always been inspired by the feeling of connecting with friends and family over food. She uses that inspiration to create memorable events that bring people together.

“We obsess over the big picture and the small moments.”

Dynamic business leader
Industry innovator
operations manager

DOUG
PARSENS

Doug promotes an extremely collaborative environment where bad ideas don’t exist. This approach has inspired his team to be vocal and confident when it comes to collaboration.

“There are no bad ideas here.”

Culture ambassador by day
Designer by night
MARKETING MANAGER,
STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS

SUZANNE
KIM

Every day, I get to collaborate with and be inspired by the most amazing group of people, from amazing culinarians, operation specialists to my marketing partner gurus. Lucky me!

“I work in a playground filled with colors.”

Retired rugby player
Active pasta player
Marketing Manager

ANNE
GUGLIEMONI

With a background in sports marketing, Anne shifted gears to pursue her “foodie” passion, with a goal of connecting guests experiences with delicious food.

“Generating excitement around food brings people together.”

Avid crafter
Dog foster mom
MARKETING DIRECTOR,
STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS

MARY
SULLIVAN

Mary lives and breathes the LifeWorks brand values. She constantly strives to be more innovative in creating a memorable environment.

“I want to see great food, positive energy and smiling faces.”

Leadership

The Team Captains

Our Leadership teams combine their knowledge around
taste, trends and business to ensure your solution makes a
positive impact on your workers and your bottom line.

President And Founder

Prentiss
Hall

After identifying a true need in the market and to appease his own intense desire to take care of guests, Prentiss founded LifeWorks, a chef-focused food culture that he promised would be different.

His goal for LifeWorks is not to be the biggest, but the best by simply creating a good vibe, with good food.

VP of Operations

Brisbane
Vaillancourt

Brisbane’s background in training, food and beverage, P&L, and change management allows her to lead the charge in deep holistic experiences that connect with guests.

VP of Operations

Matt
Smythe

Matt oversees implementation and execution to bring immersive experiences to life through connections with local partnerships—Which he thinks is the most exciting part of the job.

Finance Director

DEBORAH
BRUCE

As the Director of Finance, Deborah spends a lot of time with her head in the books. She feels numbers are not just black and white, they tell a colorful story.

Partnership Development Director

JOHN
FLYNN

John inherited his love of food, travel and exploring different culture from his grandfather. He encourages his partners to to bring their experiences to the workplace as well.

Partnership Development Director

KATIE
BROWN

Katie uses insights to develop a truly unique dining solution for the workplace. There’s no cookie cutter approach, everything we do is tailored to the client culture.

Chief Culinary Officer

JOHN
RYAN

John looks at everyday as a new day to learn, teach and serve. He takes great pride in creating culinary delights for guests and more importantly training his team to do the same.

Sr. Director of Culinary

MARGARET
OCCHIPINTI

Margaret has always been inspired by small gestures. She pulls out all of the stops to create a multifaceted dining experience for her guests.

Director of Human Resources

Ildiko
Agoston

Ildiko is passionate about building people-oriented organizations. LifeWorks enables her to identify, develop and retain uniquely qualified, creative talent for the brand.

Senior Human Resources Manager

JULIE
Sischo

Julie is passionate about the opportunity to affect change in the lives of her employees and is inspired by her teams’ constant innovation and creativity.

Senior Human Resources Manager

Amanda Morris

Amanda is inspired daily by the creativity of the LifeWorks associates, who constantly find innovative ways to serve our clients and guests.

Nutritional Therapist

AMY ANDERSON
RDN, LD

Amy loves getting opportunity to share nutritional knowledge and enthusiasm to promote a positive food environment in the workplace.

  • diversity award
  • careers and the disabled
  • black enterprise best companies for diversity
  • disablity equality
  • worlds most admired companies
  • best places to work lgbtq equality
  • excellence in health and wellbeing
  • worktech academy
diversity award
careers and the disabled
black enterprise best companies for diversity
disablity equality
worlds most admired companies
best places to work lgbtq equality
excellence in health and wellbeing
worktech academy

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