Thomas Yario – Restaurant Specialist
Thomas Yario is a Restaurant Specialist with over 25 years of seasoned experience in working with nationwide top shelf restaurants such as such as Mastro’s, Eddie V’s, Stone Rose at Fairmont Princess Resort to start-up concepts such as Postino’s and Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers. “I’m a visionary at heart, I see spaces not just in its utilitarian form, but what its potential can be.”
Before PRIME, Tom was Owner and President for Global Entertainment Group, a business that provided high level amusement vending and redemption entertainment for restaurants and bars nationwide. Tom extended Global by opening an Audio Visual Branch that won awards for complex installations. Next Tom was Partner and Director of Operations at Clean Media, where he also won awards for state of the art, audio and video systems installed in restaurants, bars and commercial projects.
Early on Tom started Gibsons and Sweet Daddy’s, which were both voted “Best of the Best” in Phoenix. Gibsons was a restaurant bar that provided inside and outside live music and events. It booked and coordinated over 2,000 local and national music events and concerts. Sweet Daddy’s, was a video arcade on Mill Avenue that also provided video rentals to large corporate events such as the Phoenix Open. Next in line, he opened The Zone Sports Bar, a unique restaurant venue that combined live music and concerts. Last, Tom started PremiumSeats.Com, an International ticket exchange service where Brokers and the public participated in the buying and selling of the hottest premium national/international tickets to concerts, sports or theater productions. Some examples were Super Bowl, Celine Dion, Masters Tournament and Olympics.