Rick Blatstein is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of OTG – an award-winning company specialising in elevating the airport and customer experience.
Having established more than 300 locations across ten airports in North America, he has overseen the growth of a company that he initially formed with just over a dozen locations in 1996 at Philadelphia International Airport.
Rick is responsible for some of the largest chef collaborations and design innovations in the airport space, and has made significant investments in the integration of technology.
Rick’s foresight into consumer trends and his ability to deliver innovative concepts have led to partnerships with leading airlines, and his focus on the customer experience and cultivating a culture driven by hospitality and non-stop service have led to celebrated offerings.
With more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality sectors, Rick routinely consults on industry panels, including The Trinity Forum and the PHX Symposium. He is also a frequent media contributor, and an active member in the communities where OTG operates.