Peter Demos

Peter Demos, President and CEO, Demos Restaurants
ROI Podcast Episode 86

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Peter Demos is currently President and Attorney for Demos’ Brands of Restaurants which includes Demos’ Restaurant, Peter D’s Catering, and PDK Southern Kitchen and Pantry. He is also President of D’s Seas Seasonings, a retail and food service product; President of SteakTech LLC, a technology resell company; President Demos Ventures LLC, Demos Enterprises LLC, a real estate company; and is the Past President of Toot’s Restaurant and Toot’s Franchising Inc.

Peter speaks to restaurant groups, churches, businesses, and Christian groups about the restaurant industry, his late journey to faith, and how to be bold in faith. He is past chair on the board the Board of Directors for the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, past president for the Tennessee Hospitality Association, and sits on the NFIB Leadership Council, and C12.

Other experiences include Hillwood Highschool Academy Advisory Board 2018-Present, Mighty Men’s Conference Committee 2014-2015, Tennessee Food Safety Task Force 2012, Transit Alliance, 2011-2013, Citizen Transit Leadership Academy 2012, Past Chair of Rutherford County Government Affairs Council 2010-2011, Graduate of Leadership Middle Tennessee-2010, Treasurer for the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 2003-2009, Leadership Rutherford Council, 2006-2009, Tennessee Hospitality Transition Board, 2009 Director, Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce, 2008 Member, Graduate of Leadership Rutherford- 2006, Wilson County CVB, 2002, Co-Chair United Way’s Week of Caring, 2007, Chair of Taste of Hendersonville, 2007, Conference Center Committee 2004.

He has been awarded by the DNJ as a top 20 business leaders under 40, and by the Nashville Business Journal for top 40 under 40. Leadership Rutherford Pinnacle Award 2010, Restaurateur of the Year award 2014, Christian Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Award 2015, C12 Business Award 2015 and 2018, Living Sent Ministries Kingdom Award 2016.

Afraid to Trust, One Man’s Journey to the Love of God, (2019), Co-authored, The Militia in Courts, Was Walter Mitty a Freeman 28 Urban Lawyer, 631 (1996).

Peter has a B.S. in Sociology from Middle Tennessee State University (1995) and a J.D. from University of Missouri, Kansas City (1998).

He is married to Kristin Demos and has two children, Jamey, 17, and Karys, 15. He attends World Outreach Church

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