Cachet Hospitality Group (CHG) is a global hospitality branding, design and management company with an expanding portfolio of premier hotel, food, beverage and nightlife brands in the Americas, Greater China and South-East Asia. Our newest property, Cachet Boutique NYC marks our exciting entry into the US market in 2017, with established properties operating in Shanghai, Kunming, Phuket, Cabo San Lucas. CHG has a confirmed pipeline in Utah, Shaoxing, Baoji, Wuhan, Chengdu and Bangkok and additional development in Cabo San Lucas.
CHG has a wide range of hotel brand offerings including Cachet Boutique, Cachet Deluxe, Cachet Resorts, Cachet Hotels, URBN and Savant; as well as a curated range of F&B options by celebrated restaurateur, David Laris, including The Bellbrook, EDEN, Porterhouse, Le Sheng, and Aleta, among others. Our entertainment and nightlife brands include Cachet Beach Club and Cachet Pool Club. CHG also recently announced a joint partnership with Wahlburgers International to expand the “better-burger” brand into the Asia-Pacific region. CHG was recently named one of 2017’s Up-and-Coming Hotelier by BDWest, the leading trade fair for the hospitality design business. CHG has offices in Shanghai, Bangkok and Los Angeles.
Roberto Boscolo, Chief Operations and Development Officer, Cachet Hospitality Group
Roberto Boscolo is Chief Operations Officer and Chief Development Officer for Cachet Hospitality Group. An experienced hospitality executive, Boscolo has a proven track record in strategic planning, acquisitions, business development, financial management, human resources, and team building/performance improvement. He has served on the Board of Directors of Boscolo Hotels since 2011. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer for Boscolo Hotels properties with overall responsibility for hotel operations, including financial planning and expenditure controls, events and conferences, maintenance, property security, supply chain management, renovations, supplier oversight, and compliance with licensing laws, health, safety and other statutory regulations.
David Laris, Chief Creative Officer, Cachet Hospitality Group
David Laris is Chief Creative Officer and President of Wahlburgers Asia Pacific JV. He is responsible for all creative execution of the CHG brand globally and oversees brand and marketing for the hotel and dining and nightlife offerings.
David’s name has become synonymous with the constant shaping and redefining of the food and beverage industry in China. Having spent his childhood between Australia and Greece, Laris started his love affair with food at an early age. At 16, he launched his career with a classic French apprenticeship in his native Sydney. He initially gained acclaim in London while heading up Mezzo, Sir Terence Conran’s flagship restaurant. Arriving in Shanghai in 2003, he launched his namesake restaurant, Laris at Three on the Bund, which quickly became a landmark in the city’s contemporary fine-dining scene.
Laris’s diverse culinary approach and commitment to service and hospitality has led to numerous awards and accolades. Besides his own restaurant creations, Laris has developed original food and beverage concepts for several renowned international brands, including Baccarat, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Dunhill and Swire Hotel Group. His web-based cooking show, “Dining with David & Sarah,” has established him as China’s most famous western chef.
Martin Key, Chief Financial Officer, Cachet Hotel Group
Martin Key has held a variety of finance leadership roles in both China and the U.S. Before joining Cachet Hospitality Group, he served as executive director for ARC China, a Shanghai-based private-equity firm focused on investments in consumer-oriented Chinese companies. Key began his career as an investment banker in debt capital markets at J.P. Morgan Securities in New York, where he executed credit-facility, term-loan and corporate-bond transactions. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master of Science in Finance from Boston College, as well as an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.