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Rich Oettinger is the former co-owner of Fais Dos-Dos Hospitality, LLC, operator of Parish Public House, a restaurant, bar and live music venue in Albany, New York, where he now resides with his wife and daughter. He grew up in the town of Catskill, in New York's Hudson Valley, where his mother, Tina Oettinger, was the proprietor of the Kaaterskill Cafe and later worked at her Kaaterskill business partner's follow up venture, The Garden Gate Cafe.

In addition to hospitality, he's had a long career in marketing and advertising, primarily as a copywriter and editor. He's written for such varied industries and topics as economic development, telecommunications, education, financial technology, entertainment, and nanotechnology. You can contact him, preferably with commendations and offers of employment, through

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