As the Executive Chef of the Omni Nashville Hotel, Chef David Harker oversees all culinary operations for the hotel. This includes creative and managerial direction for banquet and pastry operations, in-room dining, and the hotel’s signature dining venues: Kitchen Notes, Barlines, Bongo Java, and the rooftop pool. Harker’s mission is to create an authentic expression of Nashville’s vibrant culture through culinary interpretations.
CHEF DE CUISINE
As Chef de Cuisine, Cristian Mosquera oversees all culinary operations at the Omni Nashville Hotel’s signature three meal restaurant, Kitchen Notes. He manages a staff of 25 and ensures that each and every guest receives the same award-winning dining experience, from first course to last course.
Lauren Connell joined the Kitchen Notes team as General Manager in October of 2014, nearly a year after the restaurant’s opening. After graduating from Cornell University with a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations, Lauren ignited her career by working for several notable hospitality organizations in Midtown Manhattan.
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER
Mandi Rogers joined the Kitchen Notes team in 2014, less than a year after opening, where she serves as Assistant Manager, maintaining oversight of all daily operations at the restaurant, including staff training, private event execution and reservation management.
Jessica Roughton joined the Kitchen Notes team in December 2015 as Assistant Manager, where she currently oversees daily operations, staff wine trainings and associate satisfaction projects. Prior to joining the Omni Nashville team, Jessica spent three years at Gaylord Opryland Resort, where she worked her way up from hostess to supervisor at Old Hickory Steakhouse, a million dollar fine dining establishment.