The best concepts offer an experience which makes customers feel like they are part of something special. These are the brands people love, and they are the only ones we fund.
While capital creates opportunity, our most valuable resource is our expertise. We bring a network of tried-and-true industry partners and colleagues that can advise and guide each brand on its distinct journey.
Our brands grow by amplifying their true voices—not by conforming to fit every market. Whether they have one location or thousands, each of our concepts refines and expands with the same DNA that made it great in the first place.
Greg is an investor and innovator with experience in both finance and operations.
Prior to founding Kitchen Fund, Greg had been a successful restaurant investor with positions in Sweetgreen, Cava, Fransmart, and The Chickery.
In a previous life, Greg founded and sold a technology business where he was CEO. Prior to that, Greg was investing and advising companies at Maverick Capital and Goldman Sachs’s Technology, Media, and Telecom group.
As Founder and CEO of Fransmart, Dan has turned dozens of emerging restaurant concepts into global chains.
Dan has been on all sides of the restaurant industry as a franchisee, master franchisee, franchisor, consultant, strategist, and investor.
Dan has published several expert opinion articles and spoken at numerous restaurant and franchise industry conferences. Dan is also a guest blogger for CNBC through his membership in YPO - Young Presidents' Organization.
Trends are cycling quickly in today’s restaurant landscape. Each new idea can become a flash in the pan, or it can become a part of a larger food movement.