Our Team

The meticulous attention to quality evident in every detail of River Stone Chophouse is the hallmark of M & M Hospitality Group. The same team that brought the award-winning Vintage Tavern to Suffolk consists of talented individuals who share a wholehearted commitment to world-class excellence.

Christopher Jones (C.J.),
River Stone Chophouse
Executive Chef
Christopher Jones (C.J.)
Leading our Chef team at River Stone Chophouse is Norfolk native Christopher (C.J. to all his co-workers and friends). As a young boy, C.J. was encouraged to hone his natural talents with food. His first and foremost mentor, his mother, instilled in him the confidence to make a career out of his love for food. Her support and “never sugar coating anything” attitude kept him on the path to prosper in the culinary field. Read Full Bio
Ken Dodd,
M&M Hospitality Group
General Manager
Ken Dodd
With tenures at national steakhouses such as Kincaid’s Fish, Chop, and Steakhouse and revered local eateries such as La Galleria, Ken Dodd brings an enthusiasm for excellence in world-class hospitality to his new role as general manager of River Stone Chophouse. Read Full Bio
Brian Mullins,
M&M Hospitality Group
Brian Mullins
Born and raised in Hampton Roads, M&M Hospitality Group founder Brian Mullins brings a lifelong knowledge and appreciation for the area to their newest restaurant venture, River Stone Chophouse. Read Full Bio
Teresa Mullins,
M&M Hospitality Group
Teresa Mullins
A lifelong Hampton Roads resident, Mullins first started in the hospitality industry as a student, working at local restaurants to put herself through college at Old Dominion University. After graduation, she put her experience in hospitality to good use, helping husband Brian launch the successful building and commercial development venture Quality Homes, Inc. while she worked at Dominion Power. Read Full Bio
Charlie Rizzo,
River Stone Chophouse
Charlie Rizzo
One of only three certified sommeliers recognized by the prestigious Court of Master Sommeliers in Southeastern Virginia, Rizzo brings passion and an effervescent approach to creating unique food and wine pairings at River Stone Chophouse. Read Full Bio