David  Lurie

David Lurie

CEO & Founder- David was one of the original three founders of the Company. A Swiss-trained chef, David has had a 30 plus years career in the food and hospitality industry. Previously David was General Manager of Boulder’s St. Julien Hotel and Spa, managing 201 rooms, a 12,000 sq. ft. spa, and a 125-seat restaurant. He has very broad experience in creating and managing high-touch hospitality and food businesses, at a variety of phases, from startups to multi-million dollar corporations. Past highlights include: Director of Catering for the Atlanta Hilton; General Manager of Merv Griffin’s Resort Hotel & Givenchy Spa; Director of Operations for La Mansion del Rio San Antonio, Texas; Food & Beverage Director and Director of Operations for the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California; and Director of Catering for the Reno Hilton Hotel & Casino. Today David leads the Sales, Finance, R & D and Operational efforts for Seth Ellis as CEO, in addition to his executive and Board duties.