HPatt is a 40+ year veteran in the foodservice industry, the first 15 years as owner and operator of an award winning six location casual dining chain he founded in 1976. Since selling Bel Canto in 1991, he has consulted to a wide variety of industry participants ranging from the nation’s largest manufacturers to single location restaurateurs. His foodservice facility at Sanborn Court in Union Square, Somerville houses four exceptional restaurants, a cutting edge bar and a respected caterer, all owned and operated by visionary chefs/entrepreneurs.
As the RTR founder and senior partner, HPatt brings a financial perspective to all aspects of the client’s business, often to improve top line as well as profitability and strengthening of investor and bank relations. He is uniquely focused on training his client’s team to think financially regardless of their specific responsibility and brings an educator’s approach to all of his work.
Ancient history notes: HPatt was in the fifth class of The New College experiment (1969) and earned an EdM from Harvard (1974).