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Philip Gay

Philip Gay has over 25 years of experience in operating restaurants, accounting and finance and has assisted middle market companies with financing, mergers and acquisitions, franchising and strategic planning needs. Rooted in experience with leading restaurant industry brands, his tenure has included being President and CEO of Grill Concepts Inc, CFO for California Pizza Kitchen, CFO and Interim CEO for Wolfgang Puck Food Company, CEO for Color Me Mine, CEO and COO for Diversified Food Group.

He founded Triple Enterprises in October 2010 to service restaurant and retail clients in areas of growth, operations and back office solutions.  His range of clients are company owned, franchisors and franchisees offering fast casual, casual and fine dining. Philip graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.


Food & Beverage, Restaurants, Retail, Mergers & Acquisitions, Operational Improvement