Former Gusto Italian operations director Tony Griffin has joined Mission Mars as director of operations.

Griffin has spent 24 years in the hospitality industry, primarily at Gusto before and after it was spun out from Living Ventures.

Mission Mars’ concepts include the Albert’s Schloss and Schenke beerhall venues, Rudy’s Pizzeria and Trof NQ.

He said on LinkedIn: “After what has been a life changing year for most of us I am blessed to be thrust back into the forefront of the industry I love and to join the amazing team at Mission Mars. Cannot wait… let the fun begin and see you all soon in a city near you!”