Full Name
Michael "Schatzy" Schatzberg
Job Title
CO-Founder & Managing Partner
Company Name
Branded Hospitality
X Handle (formerly Twitter)
@fooodieguynyc
Speaker Bio
Michael “Schatzy” Schatzberg is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Branded Hospitality.

He has over 35 years of marketing, brand development, management, business development and hospitality experience. Schatzy started working at Duke’s in 1995. He went on to turn a single concept restaurant into a multi-unit Hospitality Group -opening a second Duke’s location in Manhattan, and re-branding Big Daddy’s from a 1969 soda shop into a twist on the classic American diner.

Schatzy has developed, grown, and managed 6 hospitality concepts and advises over 22 restaurants in NYC. He is a founding member of the NYC Hospitality Alliance, a Member of the New York State Restaurant Association and a Mentor for Techstars Farm to Fork.

As a hospitality subject matter expert, Schatzy has been featured in Hospitality Technology Magazine, Food Business News, The Wall Street Journal, NBC and CBS and others. He is also the co-host of the Hospitality Hangout Podcast. Schatzy attended Boston University.