Joe Vicari

A native New Yorker, Joe has enjoyed successes in many varied fields – Wall Street, Construction Management and Food and Beverage, all of which has ultimately enabled him to establish himself as one of the top development consultants in the hospitality industry. Joe currently is a principal of the award winning firm Trust3 Hospitality with partner Kelley Jones.

In 2003 Joe started hospitality consulting company Joevic Consultants Inc, and has been fortunate in his endeavors in NYC nightlife spearheading some of the city’s most exclusive venues, high profile events and red carpet parties. He has enjoyed notoriety for his development and ownership in such venues as Show Nightclub, Select, Happy Valley, Juliet Supper Club with partner Chef Todd English, XVI Rooftop Lounge, and Highbar and Tudor House restaurant with chef partner  & Iron Chef Masters winner Geoffrey Zakarian located in the new Dream Hotel on South Beach.

Joe has received numerous accolades and has been personally featured in VHI, MTV, NY Magazine, Page Six, The Village Voice, Gotham, Time Out and Paper Magazine. Joe has been asked to sit on discussion panel’s for the Urban Land Institute and has been a featured guest speaker for Hospitality Design’s HD expo. Joe is also the Co-chair for Share our Strength’s “Taste of the Nation” in NYC, the nation’s largest charitable organization to end childhood hunger in America.

Prior to forming Trust3 Hospitality in 2010, Joe also led the business development initiatives nationwide for Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm that builds great hospitality brands by delivering a “world class” customer experience. Specializing in complex, challenging jobs that require a mastery of construction management and fast tracking jobs for the nation’s top chef’s and operators. Clients include Nobu, China Grill Management, Steven Starr, Hard Rock Hotels & Resorts, MGM Mirage, Ian Schrager, Randy Gerber, Todd English, Wolfgang Puck, Geoffrey Zakarian, Tom Collichio, Per Se, Masa and Fontainebleau Resorts just to name a few.

Joe brings a myriad of assets and resources to any hospitality project where he can leverage his unique combination of skill sets, his national perspective and his broad depth of experience to develop projects and successfully operate them on a national level. Joe works closely with many of the nation’s top chefs and multi-concept operators specializing in strategic development consulting tailored to the unique growth objectives of his clients with established national brands.