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Nick Kokonas

Owner at Alinea Restaurant & CEO of Tock, Inc.

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Nick Kokonas Biography

Nick Kokonas is CEO of Tock as well as co-founder and co-owner of the Alinea Group, which includes Alinea, Next Restaurant and The Aviary.

Nick spent a decade as a founding partner in a proprietary derivatives trading firm specializing in equity, currency, and yield-curve options and futures. Pricing and market discovery is in his DNA. He began investing in internet start-ups in 1996. Nick Co-Owns the Alinea Group which he co-founded in 2004. 5 Restaurants, 350+ employees, 4 Michelin Stars. 12 James Beard Awards. 2 Award winning books. Awards: Alinea: 5 times named Best Restaurant in the US. Next: Best New Restaurant in the US 2012. The Aviary: Best Bar in the US. And lots more.

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  • Nick has focused his public presentations on business innovation, marketing and experience design and has spoken to groups as diverse as Hospitality Giants, Lincoln Motors, Google, Technori, TedX Midwest Salon, the Booth School of Business, and the Culinary Institute of America among many others.

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    Booking fees for Nick Kokonas, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Nick Kokonas, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Nick Kokonas for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Nick Kokonas for your next private or corporate function.
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Owner at Alinea Restaurant & CEO of Tock, Inc.

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Nick Kokonas Biography

Nick Kokonas is CEO of Tock as well as co-founder and co-owner of the Alinea Group, which includes Alinea, Next Restaurant and The Aviary.

Nick spent a decade as a founding partner in a proprietary derivatives trading firm specializing in equity, currency, and yield-curve options and futures. Pricing and market discovery is in his DNA. He began investing in internet start-ups in 1996. Nick Co-Owns the Alinea Group which he co-founded in 2004. 5 Restaurants, 350+ employees, 4 Michelin Stars. 12 James Beard Awards. 2 Award winning books. Awards: Alinea: 5 times named Best Restaurant in the US. Next: Best New Restaurant in the US 2012. The Aviary: Best Bar in the US. And lots more.

Nick Kokonas Speaking Topics

  • Nick has focused his public presentations on business innovation, marketing and experience design and has spoken to groups as diverse as Hospitality Giants, Lincoln Motors, Google, Technori, TedX Midwest Salon, the Booth School of Business, and the Culinary Institute of America among many others.

Nick Kokonas Videos

  • Nick Kokonas, Tock & Alinea Group | Turning The Tables - YouTube
  • Nick Kokonas Interviewed by Connie Loizos | Upfront Summit 2020 ...
  • 213. Nick Kokonas: Getting Past Good

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FAQs on booking Nick Kokonas

  • How to book Nick Kokonas?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Nick Kokonas for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Nick Kokonas, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Nick Kokonas or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Nick Kokonas?

    Booking fees for Nick Kokonas, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Nick Kokonas, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Nick Kokonas?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Nick Kokonas for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Nick Kokonas for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Nick Kokonas or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Nick Kokonas or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Nick Kokonas is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as. The estimated speaking fee range to book Nick Kokonas for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Nick Kokonas generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bonin Bough, Dantley Davis, Jonathan Neman, Scott Shellstrom and Dorie Clark. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Nick Kokonas for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Nick Kokonas Speaking Topics

  • Nick has focused his public presentations on business innovation, marketing and experience design and has spoken to groups as diverse as Hospitality Giants, Lincoln Motors, Google, Technori, TedX Midwest Salon, the Booth School of Business, and the Culinary Institute of America among many others.

Nick Kokonas Speaker Videos

  • Nick Kokonas, Tock & Alinea Group | Turning The Tables - YouTube
    Nick Kokonas Interviewed by Connie Loizos | Upfront Summit 2020 ...
  • 213. Nick Kokonas: Getting Past Good
    #119 Nick Kokonas- Maximizing Your Upside

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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