David Ciabattari
Chief Financial Officer

After nearly thirty years of overseeing the financial goals of prepared food and home building companies, David Ciabattari found a home of his own at The Thomas Keller Restaurant Group assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer where he is responsible for budgetary, organizational, tax, treasury and legal functions for the company.

A native of California, David stayed close to home and attended the University of Southern California earning his degree in business administration with an emphasis on accounting and finance. After graduation he worked as an accountant for Arthur Young before moving on to Oh Boy! Industries where he assumed the roles of Director, Chief Financial Officer and ultimately Chief Executive Officer. Following his tenure in the food industry, David moved on to Centex Homes responsible for the development and building of residential communities in California. He comes to TKRG after his time with Shapell Industries, a Beverly Hills based real estate company, where he acted as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer and managed the company's more than one billion dollars in assets.

David is looking forward to adding his professional expertise to the TKRG recipe for continued success and growth.


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