About Bob Burke

A recognized leader in the food and hospitality industry, Bob is known for creating a collection of America’s most notable and profitable restaurant brands and hospitality experiences. Earlier in his career, Bob was responsible for developing properties for some of the most well regarded industry-leading companies in the U.S. He was President & CEO of Pat Kuleto Restaurants and President of Piatti Restaurant Group and Real American Restaurants. He was President of Gordon Biersch Brewing Company and successfully engineered the sale to an investor group in Las Vegas, NV.

In his latest role as a Principal with Ovation Consulting, Bob has partnered with numerous celebrity chefs including the famed Chef Michael Chiarello to take successful restaurant concepts to new markets. Additionally, Bob works with landlords and developers in creating dynamic tenant mixes, which is his consulting role with Farmstead.

BOULEVARD SAN FRANCISCO, CA
WATERBAR SAN FRANCISCO, CA
EPIC ROASTHOUSE SAN FRANCISCO, CA
FORGE RESTAURANT OAKLAND, CA
GORDON BIERSCH BAY AREA, CA
FOG CITY DINER SAN FRANCISCO, CA
JARDINÉRE SAN FRANCISCO, CA
MARTINI HOUSE ST. HELENA, CA
POSTINO RESTAURANT LAFAYETTE, CA
TOMATINA SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA
PIATTI RESTAURANTS
CORK ‘N CLEAVER 70+ LOCATIONS IN USA
MANZANITA NORTHSTAR, CA
PLANT ORGANIC BAY AREA, CA
BUNDOX BOCCE RENO, NV
GOOSE & GANDER ST. HELENA, CAINN AT LOST CREEK TELLURIDE, CO
EATSA SAN FRANCISCO, CA
THE VIC AT VERRADO BUCKEYE, AZ
MARTINI SKY DANVILLE, CA
JACKRABBIT BAY AREA, CA
YOSHI’S SAN FRANCISCO, OAKLAND
E LA CARTE PALO ALTO, CA
SCOTT’S SEAFOOD BAY AREA, CA
LOONGBAR SAN FRANCISCO, CA
BISTECCCA STEAK SCOTTSDALE, AZ
MONTGOMERY GALLERY SAN FRANCISCO, CA
NEWPARK MALL NEWARK, CA
LASCAUX SAN FRANCISCO, CA
BURKE’S BOULDER, CO
MADELINE BAR & RESTAURANT TELLURIDE, CO