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Flying Tortoise LLC

The Flying Tortoise will be extremely unique pub and eatery providing the Lake of the Ozarks’ with the newest most exciting atmosphere. With a population of ...

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Camdenton, MO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2013
  • Employees 40
  • Website flyingtortoisepub.com

Company Summary

The Flying Tortoise will be extremely unique pub and eatery providing the Lake of the Ozarks’ with the newest most exciting atmosphere. With a population of 14,707 in Camden County and a tourist population of over 3,000,000 annually; it is safe to say this area has a vast potential for profit. There are over 70,000 homes along the Lake of the Ozarks shoreline.

Team

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    Eric A Pierce
    Owner/General Manager

    Eric started out as a kid with a experimental imagination in his mothers kitchen at the age of about 8. His uncle being a longtime national award winning (ICA CATIE) caterer/founder of Beyond Events in San Francisco created a little spark in Eric's mind. His cousin, Kenneth Buff a young chef/business partner made his way through Le Cordon Bleu in Pasadena, California while Eric was still in high school. It was then he realized what he wanted to d

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    Kenneth Arlen Buff
    Owner/ Executive Chef

    Kenneth "Arlen" Buff started his journey at a young age in his grandmother's kitchen. Arlen learned techniques and the love that was daily put into a family meal. When asked when did you realize you wanted to be a chef? Chef Arlen recalls a story when he was 13 or so and his mother used to make what in the south is called "fried potatoes". Arlen replied "I just remember that they were so greasy." He approached his mother and said "why don't you b

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    Jason L Swindler
    Owner Sous Chef

    Jason always knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur. He grew up in a lifestyle that left him searching for ways to financially support himself and his siblings. With creativity and drive to put his talents to work, he began a mowing service which serviced the trailer park where he lived in, eventually leading to a nearby trailer park. He was only Twelve years old at the time and had created a successful business that benefited more than just himsel

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    Derrick E Metzen
    Owner/ Bartender

    Derrick holds a blue collar work ethic he has been in the aircraft industry for over nine years. But his true passion has been in the bar industry. Derrick has an extensive knowledge of beer and wine. When asked Derrick what he loves most about the bar industry he replied "I love working with people and the overall atmosphere that comes with being in a pub"

Advisors

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    David Welch
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Patricia Thomas
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed