Franchise Partner Colorado, Certified Restaurant Broker
John has more than 25 years of direct experience in the restaurant industry. He served as Director of Operations for Ruby Tuesday, Inc. where he helped open over 50 restaurants nationwide. He established new markets for the company in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Colorado. John also worked closely with the VP of Real Estate and CEO in the restaurant site selection process. John was named Director of the Year in 1993 and 1996. He received the Prestigious Presidents Award for top same store sales increases in the U.S. in 1993. John has hands on experience as both a buyer and seller in the restaurant industry. He owned and operated a Denver area restaurant for over 15 years, increasing sales more than 300% before selling in 2008. John is a member of the Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries (CABI) and has received instruction and testing leading to his designation as a Certified Restaurant Broker, one of a select few in the nation. John is also a member of the Colorado Restaurant Association.
Certified Restaurant Broker
Bob has more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry. Recently he owned and operated a hospitality consulting business; Promacon Hospitality Consultants that did financial, operations and site selection consulting for clients throughout Colorado and other states. Prior to that he was the sole owner and operator of a Ruby Tuesday Franchise owned 14 restaurants in all parts of Colorado and did over $24m in sales annually. In the ten years he owned the company he opened new locations in Denver, Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek as well as did the real estate, lease negotiations, site selection and financing of all the new projects. He has a well-developed knowledge of Colorado restaurant markets and real estate. Bob worked as both a buyer and a seller on numerous restaurant deals. He was COO and minority owner of the Ruby Tuesday, South Florida Franchise for seven years. Opening seven new locations in South Florida as well as overseeing the 8-9 existing ones. Bob worked for Ruby Tuesday Inc. as Area Director and Director of Operations for 15 years. He was named Director of the Year in 1994 & 1995 and involved in well over 70 new restaurant openings as well as working closely with the Ruby Tuesday Inc. VP in real estate and site selection. He spent considerable time establishing new markets in Memphis, Michigan and South Florida before coming to Colorado in 2001. Bob has received instruction and testing leading to his designation as a Certified Restaurant Broker, one of a select few in the nation.