Adam E

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Founder & CEO

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Water, Vintage seltzer, fresh lemons and Fort Greene sriracha.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone, who would it be and what would you eat?

Bill Belichick at Corner Bistro for burgers and beers.

 

How do you stay sharp and in shape?

Yoga, thai boxing, and the occasional weekend trip upstate.

 

Makina C

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Tech Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Eggs, bacon, and various kinds of lettuce for my pet guinea pig, Zeus.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

George R. R. Martin. We'd eat whatever he wants as long as he tells me what's going to happen next in his books!

 

Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Crown Heights and Flatbush in Brooklyn. I spent most of my childhood in those neighborhoods. As the centers of the West Indian community, these neighborhoods were always so vibrant. From stopping by the local bakery to pick up beef patties, to the sounds of the streets during the Labor Day holiday, those places will always have a place in my heart.

 

Jon C

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Food Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Wine and cheese.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

I would eat a peach with Duane Allman.

 

When you're not digging in, you're...

...resting, daydreaming, stealing horses with my wife.

 

 

 

Gina K

What's your role at Dig Inn?

People & Culture Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Bread, Chardonnay, eggs, and quality butter.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

The Little Prince. We'd have a glass of water while stargazing in Sheep Meadow. And I'd ask him a hundred questions about his life.

 

When you're not digging in, you're...

Rollerblading around the neighborhood.

 

Jay K

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Business Analyst

What do you always have in your fridge?

Fage Total 0% greek yogurt, seasonal fruits, and Ito En green tea.


How do you stay sharp and inn shape (mentally and physically)?

Daily lifting and scouring through books for new ideas.


?If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Peter Thiel at Sushi Dai for authentic nigiri and maki.

 

Taylor L

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Sustainability & Sourcing

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Farm fresh eggs, a wedge of brie, corn tortillas, and cold brew.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG). We would gossip about the other justices, discuss the merits of certain legal arguments, and eat chacuterie and drink rose on the steps of the Supreme Court.

 

How do you stay sharp and in shape?

Running and my family group text which keeps me up to date on cultural references and world news.

 

Joe S

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Senior Leadership Development Program 

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

At least two or three cheeses, seltzer, and hummus.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

Sean Brock. We'd have a whole hog bbq, drinks beers, and talk about the culture of the dining table.

 

When you're not digging in, you're...

Planning my next dinner party with friends or binge watching something on The History Channel.

 

Ashlyn S

What is your role at Dig Inn?

Brand & Marketing

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Eggs, cheddar cheese and cold brew

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be?

I'd have high tea with Queen Elizabeth - complete with finger sandwiches, English breakfast tea, clotted cream, plus an overview of her reign. I probably wouldn't be able to speak in her presence.

  

How do you stay sharp and inn shape?

Yoga, Malcolm Gladwell podcasts and my NYPL library card

 

 

 

Camille K

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Junior Business Partner

What do you always have in your fridge?

AVOCADOS! AVOCADOS! AVOCADOS! AVOCADOS! AVOCADOS!

How do you stay sharp and inn shape (mentally and physically)?

Testing new recipes at home, wine/beer tasting, brunching with friends!

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Michael Pollan and I would go to Eleven Madison Park (mostly because this is a free meal, right?...) and talk about revolutionizing the current American food model - how can we get people real food, mostly vegetables, in an affordable & convenient way!?

 

Duke P

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Co-Founder, Operations

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Milk, Raisin Bran, and Granny Smith apples.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

Chris Rock. I think he's hilarious. Steak with mashed potatoes and a glass of red wine.

 

Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Hell's Kitchen & the West Village. I grew up in these areas as a kid.

 

Chris B

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Ops

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

I work in restaurants, so usually not much. Water, milk, soy sauce and some adult beverages.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

I would have dinner with the family I've built over the years. We would definitely have pizza, and they'd probably make a lot of jokes at my expense.

  

How do you stay sharp and inn shape?

Late night runs across Brooklyn–I like to pick a good playlist and run till I'm tired, or hit up the nearest Equinox after work.

 

 

KJ C

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Marketing

When you're not digging inn, you're…

Exploring rooftop bars with friends and searching for the perfect taco

How do you stay sharp and inn shape (mentally and physically)?

Working out intuitively (another way of saying I get bored easily). A combo of boxing and barre have been my jam lately.

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

I'd share a slice of chocolate cake with the Dalai Lama

 

Brady L

What's your role at Dig Inn?

People Team

What do you always have in your fridge?

Ranch dressing, Kosher Dill Pickles, and a bottle of Pinot Grigio.


If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

It would be with Liz Lemon and we would have Cheesy Blasters.


?Where do you feel most at home in New York?

My windowsill. I love to throw open the window and prop myself up there with my feet on my fire escape. I put a record on, pour a glass of wine and sit there with a book. And as I watch the world go by below me, I find this strange calm that I've never felt anywhere else in the city.

 

Kasey W

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Supply Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Achla hummus (the closest thing I've found to real Israeli hummus), grapefruit, string cheese, and unsweetened iced tea in the summer.

 

Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Running with and throwing tennis balls for my cockapoo in St. Nicholas Park.

 

When you're not digging in, you're...

Eating good food with friends, exploring nature outside the city, or binge-watching kid chef shows on the Food Network.

 

Larry T

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Farm Manager

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Eggs, bacon, and Parmesan for emergency Carbonara meals, plus kimchi and about a bajillion little jars of Asian sauces.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

Eric Liu and Eddie Huang. We'd eat platters of street food and talk about growing up second-generation in America, how Asian culture shapes America and vice versa.

 

When you're not digging inn, you're...

...exploring weird places from Atlas Obscura.

 

Matt W

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Food Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Pickles, good sausage, good cheese, and usually a half a pot of homemade soup.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Willam Carlos Wlliams. We'd share some plums.

 

When you're not digging inn, you're... 

...sitting at a big table with family and friends, eating delicious food off of big platters (usually with my hands).

 

Lailee T

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Operations

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Perrier, parmesan, and Grey Poupon

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

Mindy Kaling! We would be eating endless hummus and baba ganoush at Cafe Mogador in Williamsburg.

 

Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Chelsea in New York. My parents always stayed in the area when I was a kid and 20 years later I live here. A sense of quaint serenity in a big, bustling city.

 

Jeff T

What's your role at Dig Inn?

People Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

eggs, Franks red hot and a local IPA

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Jimmy Fallon and Barack Obama - we’d grab a burger and few beers together and just talk about life and share a few laughs.

 

How do you stay sharp and inn shape?

podcasts and reading, physically - tennis and yoga...but not often enough. 

 

Bryan D

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Dig(ital) Marketing

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

A bottle of champagne (always be ready to celebrate something). Designer sriracha. Grass-fed butter. MCT Oil. aka BULLETPROOF COFFEE. RAWR.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

Cam Newton, Greg Olsen, Luke Kuechly, & Steve Smith. Beers & copious amounts of down-and-dirty local BBQ in Charlotte.

  

How do you stay sharp and inn shape?

Lifting heavy 'ish. HIIT cardio. Boxing. Skiing. Paddleboarding. Intermittent fasting.

 

Chloe C

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Junior Business Partner

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Mazzetta Castelvetrano olives, Hillshire Farm honey ham

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

Ilana Glazer from Broad City. We would drink wine at Grey Dog Cafe and talk about living in New York as a young 20-something year old just trying to figure "it" out, whatever "it" is. 


Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Any table where I'm eating good food and drinking good wine with best friends.

 

Daliah R

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Dig Inn Offsite

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

At least 3-4 different kinds of cheese, olives, and hot sauce.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Trey Anastasio. Wherever Trey wants to have lunch is where I want to have lunch.

 

How do you stay sharp and inn shape?

Bar Method, George R.R. Martin, and quality time with my awesome dog, Benny, is what keeps me strong, sharp, and happy.

 

 

Nina D

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Supply Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Justin's dark chocolate peanut butter cups and cheese.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

Alice Waters, the badass chef and my personal food inspiration. She's probably the reason I'm working at Dig Inn today.

 

How do you stay sharp and inn shape?

Running and taking Equinox classes to stay fit and clear my mind! Pod Save America and The Daily are pretty crucial as well.

 

Renee E

What do you always have in your fridge?

Cheese puffs, 2L of Diet Dr. Pepper, and remnants of multiple dig inn bowls.

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Chrissy Teigen, John Legened and little Luna, we would get a sushi boat for 3 at Kotobuki, extra spicy mayo on the side. We'd all laugh while Chrissy and I sip on kimichi martini's. Chrissy and I would think up of some fun family meal ideas for the staff at Dig Inn. She would fall in love with my quick wit and decide to adopt me.

Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Washington Square Park. I grew up with my mom bringing me around the park when I was little and she would tell me stories of her "glory day's" back in college frequenting the area. When I was in college I interned for a restaurant around the neighborhood and fell in love. During that summer I got asked to be on Project Runway as a model who needed a makeover, from a bench in the park. Still unsure if that was a compliment or not. Regardless, I love the people watching and I return every Sunday to either read or paint. I've grown to know the regulars and exchange Cheeto's with them for Oreos sometimes.

 

Xavier D

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Restaurant Design

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Things that I've been told do not actually need to be refrigerated (peanut butter, honey, and dry pasta).

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

A big picnic with family.

 

When you're not digging in, you're...

Drawing and building in my studio.

 

Gabriel D

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Food Team

 

When you're not digging inn, you're...

Cooking with friends, rock climbing, or checking out a different restaurant. Its always exciting to eat somewhere new!

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

It would have to be Michelle Obama at Daniel in NYC! She was a big influence over the years regarding sustainability and agriculture and I think it would be interesting to pick her brain about it.

 

How do you stay sharp and inn shape (mentally and physically)?

I'm a big fan of HIT training and sometimes I go to a cross-fit gym with friends. Also did I mention rock climbing!

 

 

Scott L

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Director of Off-Site

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Hummus, avocado, blueberries, a baguette, and pita chips. I make a mean mezze.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

My wife, Alexa - we're lifetime travel partners and love to explore the world together. We would eat saltfish and ackee outdoors at Miss Lily's on Avenue A while sipping Blue Mountain coffee and planning our next adventure.

 

How do you stay sharp and inn shape? 

Intermittent fasting and triathlons.

 

 

Andrew J

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Co-Founder, Operations

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Kombucha, seltzer, or (gasp) soda. I like the bubbles. Perishables are few and far between (too much pressure.)

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

Chomsky. His take on world events always blows me away, makes me laugh, and makes me cry. We'd eat at Blue Hill Stone Barns - the restaurant is irrelevant but it sounds like this meal's comped so I'd better make it count.

 

How do you stay sharp & inn shape?

Fierce subway Kindle-ing and ten minute apartment workouts.

 

 

Victor C

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Numbers Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Jalapeños, tomatoes and 70%+ dark chocolate (cold or frozen).

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

My mom. I feel like I don't spend enough time with her. We would eat at Tacos Broncos in Sunset Park - her favorite taco spot.

 

Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Owls Head Park in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, I used to run up the giant hill when I was a kid, I still do. It's one great workout.

 

 

Boudjema B

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Food Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Fresh eggs, tomatoes and milk.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be?

Ingrid Betancourt. I'd like to know how she survived and from where she got the strength when she was held captive in the jungle for 2321 days by the Colombian rebels.

 

Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Steinway Street in Astoria. I go there when I feel homesick. There are a bunch of North African restaurants and cafes that remind me of my hometown.

 

Abigail L

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Numbers Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

The essentials… eggs, bacon, water, mixed greens, soon-to-expire salad dressings that I didn’t like, bacon and cheddar cheese. Did I mention bacon?

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

I’d love to sit with Whoopi Goldberg and Janeane Garofalo and talk about anything over a Kobe Beef Burger with blue cheese, sweet potatoes fries on the side, hoping not choke from laughter.

 

When you're not digging inn, you're...

...laughing with friends over a late night dinner. Clicking “yes” to the next Meetup adventure. Being a tourist in my native city. Writing about it the next day. Admiring the musical score of the latest flick while googling the composer.

 

Daniela C

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Numbers Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Olives. I love olives. It's pretty much a guarantee they'll ALWAYS be in my fridge. Anything else will be a surprise to us both...

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat

My family. We'd sit around in whoever's backyard is the biggest and feast on my mom's world famous ceviche and my dad's legendary fried chicken. Sounds like a strange combination, I know. But trust me, it's impossible to choose one or the other.

 

How do you stay sharp and inn shape?

Lots of volleyball! I also like to spend my time reading. I still have and use my library card. Whenever I have some time to kill, I always find my way to New York Public Library.

 

Yasmin C

What is your role at Dig Inn? 

Numbers Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Cheese, jalapeños, and seltzer water

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and where would you eat?

My late grandma Lidia. I miss her everyday. We would share pictures and family stories over her homemade Johnny cakes and espresso.

 

How do you stay sharp and inn shape?

When I'm not chasing after my toddler I like to ride my bike or take a spin class.

 

Zach G

What do you do at Dig Inn?

Real Estate & Construction

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Sharp cheese, hoppy beer and if I'm lucky, some left over Ragù Bolognese.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

I'd take Neil Gaiman to Di Fara's pizza. I'd ask about his creative process over a square pie.

 

How do you stay sharp and inn shape?

Audio books, skateboarding, and Crossfit.

 

Esther Y

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Guest Experience

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Cheese, KBKK's ginger kombacha, and eggs.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would be be and what would you eat?

Leanne Lauricella, the owner of Goats of Anarchy! We'd have a delicious vegan meal at Garden Cafe in Woodstock and discuss how to start a farm sanctuary.

 

When you're not digging in, you're...

Hiking in Woodstock, NY or taking a nap.

 

Michael K

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Numbers Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Water, eggs, turkey, Munster cheese, and bacon.

 

When you're not digging inn, you're...

Lounging on my parent's hand-me-down green leather couch with my wife and dog.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Having burgers and beers with Jon Snow.

 

Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Spending time at the Long Island wineries and eating a lobster roll on the North Fork.

 

 

 

Matt B

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Supply Team

What do you always have in your fridge?

Butter, eggs, soy, hoisin, kimchi, all the hot sauces, emergency everything bagels, otter pops, a craft sour beer(s).

When you're not digging inn, you're…

...playing w/ dirt at my shared Park Slope ceramics studio, cooking and/or eating w/ friends, or lathering myself in glitter & dancing.

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Sandor Katz, we'd eat every ferment under the sun and talk about the magical powers of microbes and Radical Faeries.

 

Kristen B

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Supply Chain

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Miso paste, cashew milk, zucchinis, and a 6-pound bag of carrots for juicing endeavors.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Dr. T. Colin Campbell–we'd go to Nix and talk about our favorite vegetables, and how to save the American diet.

 

When you're not digging in, you're...

...people watching in McCarren Park, or testing out new recipes on my very open-minded friends.

 

 

Eric B

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Operations

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

A variety of Vitamin Waters, hot sauces, brown eggs, and usually leftover pizza

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

I would definitely be eating some serious BBQ. I would be honored to be joined by Derek Jeter and would spend a great deal of time asking questions about the genius behind the brand he created around himself.

 

Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Murray Hill was the best place I ever lived in NYC and to this day always feels a little like home. Great neighborhood feel and awesome eats all around.

 

 

 

Brenna M

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Development

 

What do you always have in your fridge?

Not much now that I work in the food business - seltzer, Brown Cow Vanilla Top yogurt and almond milk.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Elaine Stritch. We'd drink martinis over lunch at the Carlyle, where she would, of course, be fabulous and bawdy and holding court.

 

When you're not digging inn, you're...

...working out my mind and body at Warrior Fitness Bootcamp. Always exploring NYC with friends and family - I love old school, secret spots and fancypants places.  

 

 

Melinda S

What's your role at Dig Inn?

People & Culture

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

All the fixins for egg salad sandwiches. Beyond that, I can make no promises.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat? 

Benjamin Franklin and Oprah. We would discuss social innovation, the future of currency, and all things soul while noshing on cheese and crackers.

 

When you're not digging in, you're...

Doing arts 'n crafts, snuggling with my kittens, and designing luxury jewelry (unveiling in 2017!).

 

Carinne A

What's your role at Dig Inn?

People and Culture


When you're not digging inn, you're...

Dodging between yellow cars and crazy NYC drivers on my flashy red bike, usually on my way to and from work. And yes, I DO wear a helmet. I'm old fashioned and like going to the movies on a Friday night. I've seen all of this year's Oscar contenders.

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

My mom. Or my sister. I actually don't want to choose between my mom and my sister and I can't. So my mom AND my sister, in Tel Aviv at a random restaurant on the beach...on a perfect swimming day.


Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Washington Square Park - just people watching there on a sunny afternoon always makes me feel like I'm truly living in New York, and I love that feeling.

 


 

Christian T

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Numbers Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

Lemons and tahini.

 

When you're not digging inn, you're…

Building Lego towers with our toddler-age son.

 

Where do you feel most at home in New York?

Early weekend morning, steaming coffee in hand, on the way to Central Park zoo to see the penguins with our son. Then, once he falls asleep, duck into Cafe Sabarsky for Schnitzel and Sachertorte.

 

Shereen A

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Operations

What do you always have in your fridge?

Eggs, salad greens, balsamic vinaigrette, and (shamelessly) tupperware filled with my mom's delicious Pakistani food


How do you stay sharp and inn shape (mentally and physically)?

Meditation, daily workouts, and food that serves my mind and body


If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Meryl Streep. In an ideal world, she'd love Lebanese food as much as I do and we would share plates of baba ganoush and hummus.

 

Jordan M

What's your role at Dig Inn?

Food Team

 

What do you always have in your fridge? 

3-5 kinds of mustard, and “stupid sharp” cheddar cheese

 

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be and what would you eat?

Madeleine Kamman, and we would make quiche with a simple salad of garden lettuces and shaved radishes and drink lots of Chardonnay while she tells me everything.

 

When you're not digging in, you're...

Growing vegetables...(I start my veggies from seed in Feb. in my garage under lights)