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We are a partnership of like minded folk united in our desire to deliver happiness through hospitality. We love what we do and for us business is pleasure.

JUSTIN KENNEDY
In 2001 Justin brought the PizzaExpress franchise to Hong Kong. Justin was the head of Citi Group’s Pacific Region equity division until 2009 when he left to lead GCRC full-time in order to focus on expanding PizzaExpress. In 2012 he co-founded Beef & Liberty and is currently the Executive Chairman leading the strategy and finance of the company.
ADRIEN ELLUL
Adrien is a Partner and Director of GCRC. He was General Manager, HK and China, of the PizzaExpress franchise from 2001 to 2009 growing the company from 1 restaurant to more than 10 sites throughout China and Hong Kong.
WILL BRAY
Will is Managing Director of GCRC.
He was General Manager of PizzaExpress Shanghai from 2009 to 2015 and co-founded Beef & Liberty in 2012. Prior to joining GCRC, Will ran his own restaurant business in Shanghai for 5 years. Will is responsible for all of our operations in Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Uwe Opocensky
Group Executive Chef
With a stellar resume that packs years of culinary skills and experience, world-class German-born Chef, Uwe Opocensky continues to charge up and up. Best known for his recent 9-year tenure as Executive Chef at the iconic Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, where Opocensky was responsible for overseeing 10 outstanding bars and restaurants - three with Michelin Stars, and all with countless awards to their names.
Uwe now enjoys newfound creative freedom in his role as Group Executive Chef and is the driving force for Beef & Liberty's culinary development as well as forthcoming new projects across the region.