Marrissa is a former lifestyle journalist and seasoned PR tastemaker with more than a decade of media experience—and an incomparable palette in her arsenal. Marrissa leads JPR’s rapidly growing culinary division, having spearheaded national campaigns for a variety of national culinary clients including the Disneyland Resort; Clique Hospitality; Hakkasan Group; The ONE Group and Relais & Châteaux GourmetFest, the largest US annual gathering of Michelin-starred chefs. In a time when culinary culture has evolved from a selective preoccupation to a form of mass entertainment, Marissa is a proven gourmand who speaks the language and navigates the crowded media landscape. As a trend forecaster, she refreshes the lexicon in real-time for her clients and teams.
She also wields this next-level, macro-micro insight to orchestrate strategic campaigns for some of the most exciting brands in hospitality today—from Pend
Marrissa has also brokered bigtime brand partnerships with the likes of ChefWorks, SXSW Conference & Festivals and Hendrick’s Gin. She’s landed coveted national TV opportunities on The Today Show and CNBC and scored serious ink in Food & Wine, Town & Country, Imbibe and The New York Times.