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John Reese


Founder, Restaurant and Leadership Coach, Business Strategist and Hospitality Lifer

With more than 30 years in business and leadership specializing in the hospitality industry, John’s your secret weapon. Educated at Queen’s University and Le Cordon Bleu, London, he also holds a Masters in International Hotel & Tourism Management from Schiller International University, London. Most importantly, John’s had 40+ years  in and out of the weeds and understands the subtleties and “not-so-subtleties” of the restaurant industry.


John’s hospitality experience includes the Four Seasons Hotels, Earls Restaurants GM, Kanke Seafood Restaurants GM, Oak Bay Marine Group GM, The Truffles Group COO and Trading Post Brewing Company, where he is an investor, adviser and coach. As Table Nine, John’s clients include Habit Coffee, Nourish Kitchen & Cafe, Caffe Fantastico and The Fernwood Inn & Fernwood Pizza Company. John’s expertise and commitment to this industry pair perfectly with his meticulous process to support your success. 

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