Andreas Tsakonas & Nicole Flevaris


General Manager and Wine Director

Colleen comes to us with 18 years of restaurant experience beginning in the western suburbs of Chicago managing a local restaurant continuing on to bartending throughout Chicago and out in Boston where she held a 5-year position as Front of House Manager on the Boston Harbor, at one of Boston's largest outdoor venues.

Colleen heads up the wine program for Kinzie Chophouse alongside the owner, Susan Frasca. She has an undergraduate degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing from IADT – Chicago. Bringing her customer service and marketing skills to the table, she is a valuable member to the Kinzie Chophouse team.


Director of Sales


Samantha heads up our Sales, Marketing, and Private Events department at the Kinzie Chophouse.

Samantha comes to Kinzie Chophouse with a Consumer Science degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and 10 years of sales and marketing experience from various industries including: professional sports, fitness, and technology. While she has not been a part of the restaurant industry long or often, she loves learning about food and dining all over the city discovering new things! She brings her passion and enthusiasm into everything she does, especially wine and food.