Arthur Backal – Chairman

 The Backal Hospitality Group

Arthur has enjoyed a reputation as one of New York’s most talented food and beverage professionals, as well as an unparalleled artist in the arena of special events. His hospitality company, Backal Hospitality Group (BHG), serves as a vehicle through which to implement his hotel, restaurant and lifestyle projects, while his event management firm, State of the Art Enterprises, Inc., has provided Backal with a personal creative event outlet – stamped with his innovative, signature style.