Pete graduated from the University of Michigan with a Business degree, which has served him well. He has since accrued over 30 years of experience working in the San Francisco Bay Area. 12 of those 30 years were spent with the Kimpton Group as General manager and Regional Director of Operations. In less than a decade he helped the Kimpton Group grow from 4 to 25 locations. In 2001 He joined forces Pat Kuleto Restaurants and today serves as the Executive Director of Restaurants Operations and is Managing Partner at Epic Roasthouse and Waterbar. In ALL this spare time he serves as President of the Board of Directors of the Golden Gate Restaurant Association and volunteers for two scholarly hospitality programs.