Meet Our Team

Brady Pankow, General Manager 

Brady Pankow has 30 years in the hospitality industry, his passion for the industry began as a youngster of 14 serving ice cream, and grew into the General Manager role he has possessed for many years. Brady brings a high level of integrity to the table, ensuring each guest that enters the doors of his establishment has a spectacular experience. Not only does he go above and beyond to make every experience far superior than ‘fine’, he does what he can to make sure each guest will remember and share their experience with the rest. Brady has been a part of 5 restaurant openings, from the development, building and configuration of the establishment to interviewing, staffing and training of employees. He has worked from the ground up, leading team members through training of casual and fine-dining elements, taking every role that he has been a part of incredibly serious. He is dedicated and gives 100% to everything he is associated with. He is not just work with no play. When he is not working he loves to tour every new restaurant or brewery within driving distance with his family. He passion is not limited to food because he also has been a part of many Hot Rod and Muscle Car renovations with his father.  Brady is happily married with a son and newly born daughter.

Steve Mackey

Steve Mackey, Assistant General Manager 

Steve attended UW-Milwaukee and has been working in the hospitality industry for over 20 years. Prior to joining our team, Steve has worked for Wyndham Hotels, The Pfister Hotel, and the InterContinental Milwaukee. Outside of work, Steve is a fully engaged husband and father with two adorable young girls. As a fun summer hobby, Steve and his children started their own vegetable garden. Throughout his years of hospitality experience, Steve has come to love the people-oriented aspect of the industry. “We are creating memories for all of our guests,” says Steve, “and as a result, we are always testing our creativity and trying new ways of making the experience more enjoyable for our customers.”

Heskeith Flavien, Executive Chef 

Originally from St. Lucia, a popular eastern Caribbean island, Flavien graduated in 2008 from the Culinary Institute of New Orleans.  He has lived in a small town in between Baton Rouge & New Orleans, called Gonzalez for 14 years.  His the Caribbean and southern Louisiana roots bring a flavorful twist to his cooking.  In his personal time, Heskeith enjoys traveling and working out.  His most recent adventure brought him to Tanzania, Africa where he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.  We're so grateful to have Chef Heskeith lead our culinary efforts at Mason Street Grill!  

Soren DiMilo

Soren DiMilo, Sous Chef

A Milwaukee native, Soren has a longstanding passion for food. Soren spent his formative years working in local restaurants across Milwaukee’s east side. Stylistically his cooking is influenced by family recipes and his German and Italian heritage. Originally joining us under the tutelage of Mark Weber, Soren has been with Marcus for the past eight years, spending time at both Mason Street Grill as well as the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. Prior to his current role, Soren spent two years as the Kitchen Manager of Miller Time Pub where he strived to deliver elevated pub fare. In his current role as Sous Chef, Soren’s attention to detail and culinary discipline are evident throughout the day to day operations and Private Events and function.

Hutch Rent

John 'Hutch' Renk, Guest Ambassador 

Over the last 35 years, Hutch Renk has developed his hospitality operations skills through experience in full service restaurants and hotel food and beverage management. Hutch is married with an 8-year old daughter that keeps him on the move and inspires him on a daily basis. Hutch began his journey in hospitality as a busser, then as a cook in another establishment and over the years worked his way up to a management. He loves the feeling of being told by guests that their dining experience was the best they ever had and key lime pie is his absolute favorite dessert. His personable and outgoing traits make him a wonderful addition to the team and we are fortunate to have Hutch as a member of the Mason Street family. 

Private Dining Team

Kerry Doyne

Kerry Doyne, Director of Private Dining Sales & Events

Kerry currently holds the title of Director of Private Dining Sales & Events for Marcus Restaurants. In her spare time, Kerry enjoys being with her family and friends, trying new restaurants and traveling. She rarely meets a wine that she doesn’t love – especially sangria! During her time working in hospitality, she has grown to enjoy getting to know the clients she works with and helping to make their events memorable for them and their guests. As a life-long resident of Milwaukee, she takes great pride in calling this city home is a great addition to the team.

Restaurant Job Openings

Interested in joining our team?

We are looking for fun and talented people to join our team. From the hostess who greets our guests to our chefs in the kitchen, each person is a valued member of our team. But did you know that Mason Street Grill is part of a larger restaurant group, Marcus Restaurants? We have multiple restaurants with job opportunities looking for talented people too. Connect with us and let's discover together the right one for you.  

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