Patrick began his career in the Hospitality industry at the Garden City Hotel on Long Island NY. Long Island’s only Four Star, Four Diamond property. He worked his way up form bar back to Restaurant General Manager and Assistant Food and Beverage Director in his 7 year tenure.
In 1997 he went on to be a Managing Partner and Regional Director for Boulder Creek Steakhouse on Long Island, New York City and New Jersey. He helped develop Boulder creek from startup company into a 15 unit regional player.
In 2004 Patrick joined the team at Dave and Buster’s and helped grow the North East region as a Regional Director of Operations, overseeing $125 Million in business from Toronto to North Carolina.
In 2011 Patrick became the Joint Venture Partner for the New York City market of Panera Bread. He grew the market from the ground up and opened the first location in 2012. The region grew over the next two years and were the highest grossing Bakery Cafes in the 1800 unit chain.
Patrick has recruited, developed and operated in the North East for the past 25 years and has continued his relationship building, while partnering in the North East office of EHS Hospitality.