Francisco Gajardo

Francisco was born and raised in Santiago, Chile before moving to New Jersey in 1991.  He has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry.  Francisco has an extensive knowledge in all facets of customer service and restaurant operations.  He spent his early career working in the restaurant and bar scene in the New York Metro Area.  After relocating to Sioux Falls in 2015, Francisco was a partner with Ode to Food & Drinks.  He then went on to help open the Blarney Stone Pub in downtown Sioux Falls.  He later took on the position of General Manager with ROAM Kitchen & Bar. Most recently, Francisco has added being a food truck owner to his vast resume.  Francisco’s mantra is that one should lead by example. He believes that building relationships is the foundation of a synergetic team.