Interview with First We Feast: "An Insider's Look at the Life of a Restaurant Lawyer"
"“This is a no-brainer for restaurants,” said Jasmine L. Moy, a lawyer in New York who negotiates hotel restaurant contracts. “If they can get these deals, they take them.”
Chefs in the city are quick to complain that independent restaurants are being strangled by soaring rents and creeping payroll costs; meanwhile, the smaller spaces they may be able to afford can be nearly impossible to set up in a way that satisfies the city’s health and building codes. For many restaurateurs, hotels look like the only way out.
Or, as Ms. Moy puts it, “The future of dining is going to be in hotels.” " -- Who's Setting up Shop in Big Hotels? By Pete Wells in the NYT March 8, 2017
“Chefs often don’t understand that just because it’s their name, image and likeness — things that are intrinsically connected to their being — doesn’t mean that they will always have full control over the use of it,” says restaurant lawyer Jasmine Moy, who has represented restaurants and chefs in the hospitality space for six years." -- https://www.eater.com/2018/2/20/17020780/chef-naming-rights-contract-restaurant-alon-shaya-john-besh
“Generally, partnership agreements, once entered, are hard to unwind,” says New York-based hospitality lawyer Jasmine Moy. “I always tell people that entering into business with someone is like marriage.” -- https://www.eater.com/2018/1/25/16911616/chefs-sexual-misconduct-divest-restaurants-batali
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