Grille 29 is the 8th restaurant concept
wholly owned and developed by Restaurant Partners, Inc. (RPI), a 20 year old restaurant operating company based in Orlando, Florida. RPI has operations throughout the States of Florida and Alabama, and has managed properties in many regions of the United States.
The Company has twice been named to the prestigious list of “Fastest Growing Privately held Companies In America” by Inc. Magazine.
The three divisions of RPI are Consulting, Restaurant Management and Restaurant Ownership. Clients, operations and a more detailed listing of RPI’s activities can be found on the Company’s website at RestaurantPartnersInc.com
The principals involved in the Grille 29 operation have combined restaurant operations over 50 years experience. Mr. David Manuchia, President of Restaurant Partners, Inc., was one of the founding members of The Olive Garden chain of Italian restaurants for Darden Restaurants. He founded the Company in 1992, and has a Master’s Degree in Finance as well as 30 years experience in the restaurant industry.
Mr. Eric Sheen, Vice President of Operations has 20 years experience in every aspect of restaurant operations. He oversees the operational integrity of all RPI properties including Grille 29, has his degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and is a commercial pilot.
General Manager, Troy Goldman is RPI's on-site operator and, along with Chef Chris McDonald has steered Grille 29 to be a three-time winner of Best Restaurant in the Annual Taste of Huntsville balloting.
Restaurant Partners, Inc. is located at 1030 N. Orange Ave., Suite 200, Orlando, FL. 32801 and can be reached at (407) 839-5070.