Chef Peter X. Kelly’s Recipe for Business Success


Equal Parts:

• Quality

  • Passion
  • Respect
  • Appreciation
  • Gratitude
  • Value


  • Gently form a quality-driven business by being hands-on
  • Allow your passion for your field of expertise to bubble up from within and infuse your staff
  • Fold in a great respect for your consumer or guest
  • Sprinkle with a great deal of appreciation for the consumer’s choice of your business
  • Mold your staff by showing them your gratitude
  • Mix in a level of value


  • In a supportive business environment with a great location

To present:

  • Understand that this is a suburban market with a very sophisticated clientele. Recognize that you must create a destination as well as attract a local following. Give people a compelling reason to travel to you and give locals a reason to visit often.
  • Be patient and appreciative.