President, The Fifteen Group
David has over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry. He began his career in restaurant management in 1990 and held various senior management positions within some of Toronto’s top restaurant companies. In 1997, David joined SIR Corp. to lead the financial/accounting department of one of their most profitable divisions, Signature Restaurants. During his 5 years with SIR Corp., David reconstructed the division’s information processing into a centralized accounting department and helped the division grow from 4 restaurants to 9, each with sales over $4 million annually. In 2001, David left SIR Corp to form The Fifteen Group Inc., one of North America’s leading hospitality consultancy. They have over 30 industry experts who cover all aspects of restaurant operations, from developing new concepts to maximizing profits through effective sales generation and disciplined cost control management. The Fifteen Group’s clients range from owner/operated establishments to multi-unit restaurant corporations.