DAVID GEORGE MANUCHIA
Mr. Manuchia is currently President and Chief Operating Officer of Restaurant Partners, Inc., a restaurant operations and consulting company based in Orlando, Florida.
specializes in consulting on all aspects of the restaurant industry, as well as restaurant ownership and management.
The company was founded in 1992 and oversees annual sales of about $12 million with 8 different restaurant properties.
Brands operated by Restaurant Partners include Sloppy Joe's (licensee of the famous Key West company), Market Street Caf, and Upper Crust Pizza (Tenants of The Walt Disney World Corporation) and Grille 29
Prior to starting Restaurant Partners, Mr. Manuchia was an executive with Darden Restaurants, where he was one of the founding members of The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant chain.
had a successful 11 year career with Darden Restaurants
, and was awarded the annual Chairman's Award for Outstanding Achievement on three separate occasions.
Dave has been an active member of the Central Florida non-profit community during his 22 years in Orlando.
In addition to being a past member of the Board of Directors of the Orange County Historical Society, Dave has served on the Board of The Second Harvest Food Bank, and was President of that Board for two years.
He also serves on the Finance Committee of the Good Shepherd School Board.
was appointed to Orlando City of Light committee, and through his
company, contributes to a myriad of non profit organizations throughout Central Florida.
was also named one of Orlando's "100 Most Influential People" by The Orlando Business Journal