Director of Operations
George Perezvelez began his career while working in his family owned restaurants. After graduating from college and while serving in the military in Charleston, South Carolina, George attended Johnson and Wales and worked at Michelin star, Relais Gourmand rated restaurant Million. During his 30 year career in the industry, George has worked in the East Coast as well as The West Coast of the United States for several well known restaurateurs including Anthony Athanas, Karen Hilliard and Pano Karatassos.
George moved to California in 2005 and led management teams as a General Manager and later as a Director of Operations at several iconic California restaurants including Trader Vic's, Left Bank, Pres A Vi and MoMo's.
Before joining our Michelin team at Mourad, George was the Director of Operations for two time James Beard award winner Chef Traci de Jardins.