Gail Simmons Tim love and Sang Yoon explored financing and expansion options

Gail Simmons, Tim love and Sang Yoon explored financing and expansion options.

Veteran restaurant owners share financing strategies

Restaurant Hospitality editor Mike Sanson attended the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, June 18-21. The event attracts more than 5,000 attendees, celebrated chefs, wine makers and spirits experts. A component of the festival is several trade panels designed specifically for restaurant operators. Sanson’s focus was on covering those trade panels and interviews with top chefs and industry experts attending the event. • See more Chef Interviews

At the recent Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, an intimate panel of two celebrity chefs discussed the business of restaurant expansion. The panel was held during the American Express Restaurant Trade Program and was moderated by Gail Simmons of Food & Wine. Sitting on the panel were:

• Tim Love, the chef/owner of Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, White Elephant Saloon, Love Shack, Woodshed Smokehouse and Queenie’s Steakhouse, all in and around Forth Worth, TX.

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