Adam Riess

Adam Riess, owner of Adam Riess Co, has more than 35 years of experience in the restaurant industry from dishwashing to partnerships, ownership, investments and consulting.

Particularly formative roles include front-of-house work at Restaurant La Terrasse in Philadelphia during college, opening and running Doc’s in New Preston, CT, working for Clark Wolf Company after graduate school, and working for Union Square Hospitality Group for seven years through 2010.

In 2010 Adam left Union Square Hospitality Group to work for himself (ProCIBO) and managed restaurant openings, including North End Grill, Alder, Giovani Rana and Marta.

Later Adam with his team at Pro Management Co opened Caffe Panna, Ci Siamo and Daily Provisions (Manhattan West location).  During this period from 2017-2022 Pro Management Co also offered out-sourced accounting services, specifically to restaurants, and assisted restaurateurs with business plans.

The focus now at Adam Riess Co is strategic financial consulting, business plans, openings, industry investments and occasional teaching gigs.  His most recent opening is Stretch Pizza and current clients include Blue Hill at Stone Barns Center and Caffe Panna.

Adam is a partner at Itani Ramen and Yonsei Handrolls, both in Oakland, CA, as well as at Kru, a Thai restaurant in Brooklyn, NY.  He is Board Treasurer at Heritage Radio Network.

Adam spends most of his time in Northwest CT and NYC with his wife Pamela, an executive search recruiter for the non-profit industry.  His daughter, Lydia, is a senior at Brown University.  Sports passions are wake and wing foiling.

Adam Riess