Meet the Team

Stronger Together

Michael Beltran

Executive Chef & Owner

Chef Beltran’s, twice named a semifinalist for the James Beard Award for Best Chef: South, and 2021 StarChefs Rising Star, AHG’s Ariete is now honored with a 2022, 2023 & 2024 MICHELIN guide star. Chug’s Diner, Chef Beltran’s take on a Cuban – American diner, is also honored with a 2022, 2023 & 2024 MICHELIN guide Bib Gourmand

BRITTANY ROTHWELL  Chief Operating Officer

ANDREW FALSETTO  Chief Executive Officer

MICHAEL FALSETTO  Chief Development Officer

BRETT HALL  Chief Financial Officer

JUAN CAMILO ROJAS  Chief Investment Officer

VALERIE FALSETTO  Director of Branding and Project Development

ASHLEY MONCADA  Corporate Executive Chef

DEVIN BRADDOCK  Corporate Pastry Chef

ADRIAN LOPEZ  Wine Director

JEFF WARNER Director of Operations

MANUEL J. ARREDONDO Executive Chef, Ariete

DANNY ROSALES  Chef de Cuisine, Brasserie Laurel

GIOVANNI FESSER Pastelito Papi

ANDREW McCUTCHEON General Manager, Ariete

LUIS ANDRE GAZITUA  Advisor to the CEO 

EVENT AND PRIVATE DINING

KRISTI STOUT  Event Manager

Accounting & Human Resources

DAVID LARRAZABAL Ariete Hospitality Group

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