With 30 years of industry dominant performance in the hospitality trade, Denco Family is proud to now offer a turnkey consulting service wherein clients benefit from a diverse, fresh team of unparalleled leaders in their respective fields.
Operations Visionary | Vice President, Denco FamilyRahul Marwah, a graduate of the Economics program at UCLA, is a second-generation restaurateur and hotelier. Over his 12-year career, Rahul has personally developed and opened 9 full-service restaurants, 16 quick-serve restaurants, and 2 select service hotels, including a Marriott-flagged hotel. All of these properties are active, thriving and profitable contributors to his portfolio today. Rahul is a franchisee of 6 different national brands, and holds several different leadership positions in the hospitality industry.
Front of House Expert | National Bar Director, Denco FamilyMike is a 14-year hospitality-industry veteran, with extensive work experience in Atlanta, Los Angeles and New York City. After years of bartending in high-end cocktail bars, Mike took a position with Soho House West Hollywood where he traveled with the company to execute their food and beverage outlets at their world-renowned pop-up events such as Art Frieze and Art Basel. Mike then turned to the world of consulting where he focused on curating unique bar experiences and bespoke cocktail programs. His menus and bar programs have been featured on hundreds of news outlets including Fox 5, CBS, USA Today, Bloomberg and the New York Times.
Ritu Marwah Portugal, Esq.
Human Resources and Legal Guru | President, Denco FamilyRitu Marwah Portugal graduated from the Annenberg School of Communication at USC and Loyola Law School, and is currently an attorney and principal with Denco Family. Her work experience spans a wide range of industries, including legal, marketing, and advertising with large companies such as BBDO West, MGM, Arthur Andersen, Kal Kan, Oral-B, and Northrop Grumman. Ritu currently oversees all legal affairs and human resources, creating and implementing systems and handling oversight of approximately 1400 employees across various brands.