David Grutman is a globally renowned innovator and entrepreneur in the hospitality field. He is known for creating immersive experiential venues with distinct atmospheres, infusing high energy and transportive luxury across a one-of-a-kind portfolio of restaurants, hotels, bars, and nightclubs.
Grutman, a native Floridian, has built his name in the Miami area, where his firm, Groot Hospitality, owns the restaurants Komodo, Swan, Bar Bevy, OTL, Papi Steak, Strawberry Moon, Sushi Fly Chicken, and The Key Club; the nightclubs LIV at Fontainebleu and Story; and The Goodtime Hotel.
Outside of hospitality, Grutman is the creative director and co-owner of Prince, the athletics and lifestyle company. Additionally, Grutman teaches a guest class at Florida International University called “The David Grutman Experience.” He has also guest lectured at the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University and Harvard Business School.