“I’ve always been a firm believer that if you don’t ask you’ll never know,” Ken Bashore said. “We’ve worked on this for a long time.”

That's how the dream started. After working the brand for many years, and living the level of hospitality and success, we started thinking about the possibility of owning that dream.

So we did. We formed Vanguard Hospitality SF bought the restaurants that to us are the gold standard.  Read more about how it happened here and here.