Team

michaelgaines

Michael Gaines

Position :

Maitre d'

 Michael is a Cincinnati native who has been dedicated to the fine dining industry for over 22 years, which has led to an extensive resume of professional accomplishments. Among them include opening five fine dining restaurants from scratch, working and training under Five Star Maisonette Maître D’ John McLean, and writing several cutting-edge beverage menus, earning him four Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence and two Wine Spectator Best-of Awards of Excellence. Michael is self-proclaimed “service-obsessed,” and loves every aspect of working Front-of-House: From greeting to talking to seating, Michael will be sure to make each guest’s experience memorable.