Howard Gordon is an entrepreneurial hospitality industry leader with extensive experience from strategy development through tactical execution. He has a strong track record of sustainable business results as well as continuous improvement through innovation, team development and a rigorous pursuit of excellence.
Gordon is 3rd generation in the restaurant business, 5th generation in the baking industry and 2nd generation in liquor and wine distribution. Although his history includes operating and owning a number of hospitality businesses, opening a visionary retail bakery, serving as a partner in Paradise Tropical Tea, it was his work with The Cheesecake Factory Restaurants that earned Howard, national and international acclaim. After 12 years, over 150 restaurant openings including two new concepts, being the face of and assisting in building and managing The Cheesecake Factory brand, he created Gordon Hospitality Group, a business providing consulting and project services to the hospitality industry for assisting companies improving their operations, developing concepts and scaling businesses for successful growth.
Howard also is co-founder of Nano Wellness Works, a CBD company with bottled drinks, topicals, a non-CBD Nano Oxygenated water and other products in a category ready for rapid growth.