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Employment History

President and Founder
Restaurant Business Solutions

National Director of Special Events and General Manager of the John Hancock Restaurants
ARA Services

Member, Fine Dining Division
ARA Services


Hospitality Network Association LLC

Web References (10 Total References)


SS&G Restaurant CFO Roundtable (May 2013)

www.ssandg.com, 1 May 2013 [cached]

Our May meeting features David Gotowko, founder of Restaurant Business Solutions, a consulting firm specializing in solutions for the food and beverage industry. Join David in an interactive discussion on generating top-line growth.


David A. Gotowko ...

www.hospitalitynetwork.org, 14 Dec 2007 [cached]

David A. Gotowko

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David has been with Hospitality Network Association since 2000.Currently he has been on the Board of Directors since 2001 serving as Special Events Director.David handles all association meeting locations for the membership.His contribution to the group has been invaluable and he has introduced the members to new restaurants and food experiences.
David is President and Founder of Restaurant Business Solutions serving the many needs of the Food & Beverage Industry developing a practice exclusively for restaurants, hotels, private clubs, caterer's, and entertainment venues since 1994.Mr. Gotowko has worked with numerous Restaurant & Hotel groups, several Private Clubs; numerous independents, investment groups, and accountants with industry clients.While much of Restaurant Business Solution's clientele is centered upon start-ups, concept and business development, its reputation for troubled financial "turn-arounds" is well respected.Restaurant Business Solutions currently serves clients throughout the United States and Canada.He is responsible for creation of numerous restaurant concepts throughout the United States.Gotowko also developed "Kids Kitchen," a nutrition and cooking program for elementary school children in suburban Chicago. .
Prior to this, Gotowko joined ARA Services, Fine Dining Division as their National Director of Special Events and General Manager of the John Hancock Restaurants / The 95th in Chicago.He traveled extensively; having full Catering and Production responsibility for Nationally Prominent Events such as Miss America Beauty Pageants; the Unveiling of the Statue of Liberty Celebration in New York Harbor; Ramses II Egyptian Antiquities US Tour; the Pan American Games; Super Bowl XX ; and many others.He has personally arranged and managed many catered events serving every U.S. President from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush along with many other World.In 1995 he was honored as one of "America's Top 2000 Chefs" by Chefs in America dignitaries.David has business degrees in Management & Marketing from SUNY at Buffalo.


David Gotowko, founder of ...

waubonseetickets.universitytickets.com, 24 Aug 2011 [cached]

David Gotowko, founder of Restaurant Business Solutions, has over 40 years of experience in the culinary arts and restaurant business operations. He specializes in start-ups, concept design, and business development.


Speaker: David A. Gotowko, ...

www.worldteaexpo.com, 10 June 2007 [cached]

Speaker: David A. Gotowko, CFBE, President & Founder, Restaurant Business Solutions, Inc.


The World Tea Expo – Tea Conference and Tea Tradeshow for the Wholesale Tea Business

www.worldteaexpo.com, 26 Oct 2004 [cached]

David A. GotowkoDavid A. Gotowko is the founder and President of Restaurant Business Solutions, Inc., a management, business development, design, and consulting firm specializing in restaurants, foodservice, hotels, and private clubs.He has an accredited background in business, accounting, marketing, and culinary academics with more than thirty consecutive years in the food and beverage industry.Mr. Gotowko was honored as one of "America's Top 2000 Chefs" by Chefs in America in 1995.He is a Certified Food & Beverage Executive & licensed business broker.Before establishing Restaurant Business Solutions in 1996, he worked throughout his career with top industry names such as Marriott, Hyatt, Renaissance, Playboy, Chicago's John Hancock Restaurants, and ARA Services Fine Dining Division as Vice President of Special Events.He has assisted numerous restaurateurs in the development and opening of their restaurants and has created restaurant concepts in the United States and Canada, including tea restaurant/retail concepts.

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