Marissa Ain

Director of Operations

Marissa has planned and managed some of the nation’s most exclusive private and public events. From visiting chef dinners to wine tastings, lectures to concerts, museum tours to food and wine festivals, her experience and attention to detail have left thousands of guests with unique and unforgettable experiences. She founded Plate + Decanter in 2010, and the company was selected to produce the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival for four years. She has partnered with the country’s most storied culinary and wine institutions, including the James Beard Foundation, New York Wines, NYC Wine & Food Festival, Hot Bread Kitchen, Cherry Bombe, and the Jacques Pépin Foundation. Marissa is a graduate of Yale University with a B.A. in the History of Art and holds an Advanced Level Certificate from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET). Marissa also serves as a Council Member of The Yale Club of New York City.

Marissa Ain by Eric Vitale