Robert Polacek

Chief Creative Officer, Puccini Group

From design and concept development to marketing, public relations, and operations management, the Puccini Group in San Francisco does it all for restaurants. Robert Polacek, Chief Creative Officer and Partner, heads up the concept development and design side of the company. He has helped the firm create countless sophisticated, chef-tailored, noteworthy restaurants across the globe for clients such as Jumeirah, Kimpton, Fairmont and Four Seasons among others. His success stems not only from his passion for the industry, but also his knowledge of the business side of restaurants, allowing the group’s market driven concepts to not only look great, but function well on every level.