Jolene Mannina

Jolene Mannina

Bio

Jolene Mannina has been in the hospitality industry for 20+ years. Since starting her hospitality career at Commanders Palace in New Orleans Jolene’s journey has been substantial. Proprietor and Chef of Sloppi Jo’s, Head of Culinary for the Life is Beautiful Festival, Head of Culinary for Further Future, Creator of the Back Of House Brawl, Executive Producer of Late Night Chef Fight Season 1 & 2 and President of SecretBurger.Com to name just a few milestones of her career to date. With decades of experience under her belt Jolene’s event management company quickly became the go to resource for all thing’s food and beverage. Jolene has brought her unique tenacity and ability to foresee needs to create unique culinary experiences. As President of SecretBurger.com, Jolene partnered with top Chefs in 12 cities and executed over 200 #OffTheMenu culinary experiences in 2019. Just one of these events was Picnic In The Alley Boutique Epicurean event 100% designed and executed by leading women in Las Vegas hospitality industry. 

Current

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SECRETBURGER.COM


SecretBurger.com is a marketplace of “Off The Menu” dishes and culinary experiences that consumers can pre purchase before they sell out!

 

We built SecretBurger.com to make it easy for chefs to be creative and have fun while driving high-margin covers with zero risk or costs. 


Past BUSINEsses

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SLOPPI JO'S ROVING EATERY, 2010

One of the first gourmet food trucks to hit the streets of Las Vegas. Sloppi Jo's menu was designed around Hatch New Mexico Chiles, something unique to Las Vegas.  Sloppi Jo's was also featured on TV show, EAT Street.

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RELISH, SEASONED EVENTS, 2014 - 2016

Relish specialized in but was not limited to F&B curation for large events and festivals. Further Future, Wednesdays Downtown,  Securing and managing food vendors for Nascar, World Market Center, Great Vegas Festival of Beer, Downtown Brew fest and more. 

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Back Of House Brawl aka BOHBRAWL 2011-Present

The BOH BRAWL is a late night chef brawl created by Jolene Mannina. The BOH BRAWL started as an underground culinary event in 2011 and grew into a staple industry event in Las Vegas.

The competition begins after work on Food Trucks. Over 70 chefs in Las Vegas have  competed. 


bohbrawl.com

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LATE NITE CHEF FIGHT, 2015- 2016

Chef Competition on the FYI Network based on community event, Back Of House Brawl in Las Vegas. Produced by Jolene Mannina. Two seasons 

2019 Picnic in the alley

Boutique Epicurean event 100% designed and executed by leading  women in Las Vegas. 

Over 60 women contributed to Picnic In The Alley for the inaugural year.

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View details from 2019 event at 

picnicinthealley.com

BLAU & ASSOCIATES

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EMILY YETT & WHISTLING ANDY DISTILLERY

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Event Curation & Production

Back Of House Brawl

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The BOH BRAWL was created by Jolene Mannina. This is a staple culinary event in Las Vegas since 2011. Over 70 chefs have competed  for bragging rights,

Life Is Beautiful Festival

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Jolene Mannina was the Head of Culinary for the Inaugural Life Is Beautiful Festival. She was in charge of curating F&B layout throughout the festival  footprint. Over 50 Chefs contributed to the festival lineup.  

Wednesdays Downtown

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The first Fremont East Block Party! Art, live entertainment, culinary activations, painting and food trucks were lined down Fremont Street for eight weekend.

Further Future 1 & 11

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24 Hr Music, Food, Art, learning and wellness Festival in the Desert. As Director of Culinary Jolene offered high-end pop-up dinners, exclusive whiskey tasting, specialty cocktails and food vendors for the elite.  Years 1&11

Real Taste of Liquorish

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Cocktail event curated by Jolene Mannina. 

The Bartenders was the start but each were pair edeach with a local chef to create their over-the-top granishes.

High Tea Hip Hop

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High Tea Hip Hop was curated and executed by Jolene Mannina for Red Bull Curates annual event. Zappos was transformed into an Urban  Setting  for one night! Method Man Performed. 

Picnic In The Alley

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Curated and Produced by Jolene Mannina. This event was 100% cureated by women in Las Vegas. This epicuraean event was one of a kind. 

Benefiting Dress For Success Southern Nevada

Omakase Cantina curated by SecretBurger.com

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Seeries of Exclusive Dinner within the Life Is Beautiful Festival. Six renowned chefs cooking four -soursed meal over three nights. Seats were limited to 12 seats. 

Yatchy By Nature

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Luxury party for a high-end residential community in Las Vegas. Live entertainment, food stations, cocktails stations and instagrammable moments. 

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