We Bring It Every 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.
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 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.
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 LifeWorks start-up mentality allows our Tastemakers to try new ideas, push the needle and most importantly have fun!
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.”
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’.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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!
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.”
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.”
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.”
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’.”
LifeWorks Thought Leaders take pride in the way they influence and impact the whole day so our guests feel taken care of.
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.
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.
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.
“We work in this business because we love what we do, which makes it easy to bring it to life.”
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.
“I bring partners, guests, and the community into unexpected business settings.”
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.
“I keep ruby slippers in my office to always remind me to think in color.”
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.
“I’ve traveled to over 50 countries and try to bring the same hospitality I’ve experienced, here.”
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.
“It’s not about us, it’s all about you.”
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.
“My passion for farm-to-table food goes back to when I was a kid growing up in Ireland.”
Margaret has always been inspired by small gestures. She pulls out all of the stops to create a multifaceted dining experience for her guests.
“I love seeing joy in my guests’ eyes.”
Ildiko is passionate about building people-oriented organizations. LifeWorks enables her to identify, develop and retain uniquely qualified, creative talent for the brand.
“HR professionals are business professionals first.”
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.
“I want to make a change in people’s lives.”
Amanda is inspired daily by the creativity of the LifeWorks associates, who constantly find innovative ways to serve our clients and guests.
“I am passionate about team building and development.”
Amy loves getting opportunity to share nutritional knowledge and enthusiasm to promote a positive food environment in the workplace.
“Healthy is an outfit that looks different on everybody.”