Crystal Manor - Staff


Meet Our Staff...

Grace Johnson

Chief Executive Officer

Grace Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Crystal Manor, a longstanding fine dining and catering establishment based in the heart of Flatbush, Brooklyn. In 1996, Mrs. Johnson opened the Manor to provide Brooklyn and outer borough communities with an upscale venue to hold momentous and celebratory events including but not limited to weddings, receptions, church functions, political conferences, proms, Sweet 16's, and birthday parties. For the last 14 years, Mrs. Johnson and her staff of superbly trained professionals have hosted more than 2000 well-received affairs.

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Kevin Johnson

Executive Vice - President

A passionate entrepreneur and philanthropist, Kevin Johnson began his professional path graduating Magna Cum Laude from Clark, Atlanta University with a degree in Accounting. Following his matriculation, he worked with a number of powerhouse firms, including the notable Price Waterhouse and Arthur Anderson LLP. The business experience Kevin garnered at these prestigious firms led to him becoming an Asset Manager at a real estate firm. As Asset Manager, Kevin managed over 80 buildings in Harlem and the Bronx, New York while managing an additional 80 buildings in San Francisco and Oakland, California. Soon after that post, Kevin expanded his horizons to the music industry by founding the entertainment company CUT Entertainment. For several years, Kevin managed and executive produced an artist who was signed to Virgin Records.

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Cheikh Baila

Banquet Manager

Cheikh Baila is the Banquet Manager at Brooklyn's fine dining and catering establishment Crystal Manor. Cheikh hails from the West African country of Mauritania where, prior to joining Crystal Manor, he served as an educator of English and French languages for 13 years. During Cheikh's tenure in academia, he conducted numerous activities in the fields of art, entertainment and music, which afforded him a certificate of National Music and Art Promoter. Cheikh's fluent bilingual abilities have helped to make our diverse clientele feel warm, welcome, and most importantly, at home, when conducting special events at the manor.