On July 27th Andy Peskoe, GEABP’s Chairman and co-Head of the firm’s Food, Beverage & Hospitality Practice, joined a number of hospitality industry leaders (chefs, investors, service providers, landlords) as co-sponsor of an informal reception and outdoor dinner at Red Hook Farms, Brooklyn. Red Hook Farms is a youth-centered urban farming and food justice program that creates opportunities for teens to expand their knowledge base, develop their leadership skills, and positively engage with each other, their community, and the environment. It is part of Red Hook Initiative (RHI), a community-based nonprofit serving over 5,000 Red Hook NYC Housing Authority residents annually. Andy is shown above with L to R: Melba Wilson of Melba’s Restaurant; David Spungen, Partner, RegentAtlantic; Morgan Monaco, Executive Director, Red Hook Initiative; and far right Andy Applebaum , Managing Partner, River Park Ventures.
Photo by Clay Williams