About Us

We love food.

We work hard.

We have fun doing

what we do.

Eat Drink Media Group was formed in 2017 by Raph Brickman and Matt Morello, two friends who had enjoyed lengthy success as a food photographer & designer and a chef & restaurant owner respectively. Aside from sharing a great interest in great food, their skills and instincts for launching brands meshed well. It was, as we say in the business, a fine pairing. In 2020, Rich Batt joined the team to add more expertise and services to our arsenal. We have also developed a network of freelancers and partners to provide scalability and additional services such as video production and public relations. 

In just a few years, we have attracted numerous clients in the food, beverage, restaurant and newly emerging cannabis industry. We have built a reputation for delivering strong brand concepts and content at a reasonable cost by working out of our home offices and keeping overhead low.

We have a lot in common with our clients. We love food. We work hard. We have fun doing what we do. But most importantly, we share a passion for creating something special; an art form that draws people in and elevates an experience. Just like you, we put great care and attention into our product and pay extra care and attention to our clientele.

Meet The Team

Rich Batt

Rich Batt

Partner/Director of Strategy, Content and Copy

After 25 years as an ad agency Creative Director or Copywriter on accounts ranging from consumer brands to healthcare companies, Rich joined our firm to combine his passion for brand building with his love of cooking and food. His creativity extends to campaign concepting, product naming, event planning, copywriting and story telling across all channels and formats, from print and packaging to websites and video. His food and hospitality experience includes creating campaigns and content for Pace Foods, Temazcal Restaurants, St. Regis and Encore Boston Harbor, including Encore’s nine restaurants. Over the course of his career, Rich has also been involved in brand strategizing, and helps our clients develop their own distinctive strategy from positioning and messaging to personality. Out of that strategy, he creates compelling concepts, content and copy that sells any food like hot cakes.

Raphael Brickman

Raphael Brickman

Founder/Director of Design and Photography

On the shelves, in the towns, and across the pages of websites, catalogs and menus all around Boston and beyond, Raph’s designs and photography have captured the attention and devotion of our clients’ customers. His concepts set a tone, suggest an experience and always encourage a taste. His food industry experience spans over 25 years, first as a designer on the Stop and Shop and Giant Eagle supermarket accounts, later as an art director for magazines that cover local restaurants, and recently as a freelance designer for such accounts as Belgium’s Chocolate Source, Elm Square Oyster Co. and Revolutionary Clinics/Licit Brands (yes, we count edibles as food!). Raph takes pride in transforming our clients’ brands into stunning visuals that appeal on visceral and emotional levels. Whether playful or elegant, his designs are always as tasteful as our client’s products.