Joachim Splichal now shares oversight of some 60 restaurants and foodservice operations in performing arts centers under the umbrella of Patina Restaurant Group. A long-time celebrity chef on the Los Angeles dining scene, Splichal and partner Nick Valenti, founder of the former New York-based Restaurant Associates, formed their bi-coastal boutique culinary company in 1999, which includes a major catering division. Restaurants include the flagship Patina in Hollywood, Nick & ...

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