KRUSH Brands is proud to announce that Stephen Delpino has joined Locale’s leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. A classically trained chef with 25 years of international experience in multiple kitchens, Stephen was part of the first team to develop multiple kitchen concepts in New York City and has since developed, opened and operated over fifty multiple kitchens across the United States. . , UK, Europe and Middle East. Most recently, Stephen was a special projects manager for an international food technology company.
Stephen is an innovative culinary coordinator, integrating multi-cuisine and technology. Stephen will draw on his extensive experience to lead the establishment and operation of Locale’s next-generation, technology-driven multi-kitchens, as well as the integration and establishment of new food entrepreneur brands. , while supporting the regional and international growth of Locale.
KRUSH Brands recently launched Locale (locale.ae), its own highly curated online marketplace for its favorite local food brands. The venue is a place where good food, good people and good ideas matter. By providing its own delivery, technology and advertising, Locale aligns its interests with those of food entrepreneurs, customers and its employees, keeping the focus on food. In this way, Locale avoids the problems of the harmful third-party ecosystem. The company’s unique business model provides an economically sustainable and profitable ecosystem for innovative local food entrepreneurs to thrive and reconnect with the communities in which they operate.
Ian Ohan, Founder of Locale said, “We are thrilled to have Steve join the Locale leadership team. He is an industry veteran with a wealth of global multi-cuisine development, operations and technology that will support Locale’s regional and international growth ambitions.
Stephen Delpino, Chief Operating Officer at Locale commented, “I am extremely proud to be part of the team and to be part of this phase of growth for Locale. The vision that has been defined is innovative and true to the brand, that of local, ethical and efficient operations for the benefit of our customers, our team and the community.