Doug Griebel - President Emeritus

Rosa Mexicano

Doug Griebel is the President of New York City Hospitality Alliance.

Doug Griebel, First Chairman and Co-founder of Rosa Mexicano Restaurants. Under his aegis, the brand has grown from a popular NYC restaurant near Sutton Place to 15 units in the US that include two more in the City and such other locations as Washington D.C, Boston, Massachusetts, Riverside, New Jersey; National Harbor, Maryland; Atlanta, Georgia; Minneapoulis, Minnesota; Los Angeles and San Francisco, California and Miami, Florida. In addition, the group operates a Rosa Mexicano in Panama City, Panama and is opening franchises in Dubai and Puerto Rico. Doug and his partners also preside over Rosa Mexicano Kitchen which manufactures and distributes Mexican specialty items to more than 5000 retailers throughout the country and through online supermarket, Fresh Direct.

Doug is a member of the National Restaurant Association and past President of New York State Restaurant, Manhattan Chapter. He is a Board Member of New York City Hospitality Alliance. He has served as President of the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) since 1999 and is a Board Member of the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID). He has also served on the board of his alma mater Marietta College and his son's independent school.

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