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Eric Hill

Eric Hill

O-Ku Operations

Eric Hill is a chef and the culinary leader for O-Ku restaurants. Originally from Eugene, Oregon, Hill joined the Indigo Road Hospitality Group in 2018 as executive chef of O-Ku Charleston and later relocated to Nashville to open O-Ku in Germantown.

Hill has over 11 years of experience in fine dining restaurants and luxury resorts, including experience in kitchen system integration and Forbes 5-star hospitality training. Hill has visited Japan frequently. “The culture of respect and hospitality there is like no other place in the world,” says Chef Hill.

Prior to joining The Indigo Road, Hill worked at Montage Hotels and Resorts, where he served as Chef De Cuisine at Yama Sushi and Vista Lounge. Hill was the winner for Best in State for 2011-2012 as the Lead Sushi Chef as part of the team at Naked Fish Japanese Bistro.

A few of his hobbies include playing golf and basketball, hiking with his girlfriend and Mini Australian Sheppard ‘Autzen,’ traveling, fly fishing, and anything that has to do with Nike and The University of Oregon athletics. Hill is also a volunteer for the Children’s Miracle Network and has served more than
250 hours of service.

 

STEVE
PALMER

Founder

Jennifer
Dailey

Accounting

Kevin Krapp
Kevin
Krapp

Atlanta Region Operations

Christa
Polinksy

Events & Catering

Katharine Ames
KATHARINE
AMES

PR & Marketing

Gabriel Raven
GABRIEL
RAVEN

Nashville & Charlotte Regions

Jennifer Krapp
JENNIFER
KRAPP

Front of House Operations

Jeremiah
Bacon

Executive Chef and Partner

Cullen
Wyatt

Restaurant Development

Larry
Spelts

Hotels

Katharine Ames
SAM
TROTTER

Digital Experience & Marketing

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MARK
BOLCHOZ

Italian Operations

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ANNE
WHITE

Pastry

Kala Ellis
KALA
ELLIS

Beverage Programs

Samy
Eltoukhy

Finance

Kimball
brienza

O-Ku Operations

Kelly
Peters

Human Resources

Vonda
Freeman

Wine Programs

Scott
Neslage

Hotel Operations

Justin Shoener
Justin
Shoener

Restaurant Financial Operations