Jon Taffer is an internationally recognized, award-winning restaurant operator, owner and concept developer. He’s a respected industry “voice” with nearly 30 years of hands-on experience. In January of 2010 he was appointed by Questex Media Group LLC the president of its Nightclub & Bar Media Group, which includes the Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show, Nightclub & Bar magazine and related digital media products.
Taffer has an impressive background in the restaurant, bar and nightclub industries, and most recently served as chairman of Taffer Dynamics where he acts as a consultant and development adviser to the restaurants, nightclubs and hotels around the world.
Jon Taffer reported his first bar management job was at The Troubadour night club in West Hollywood in 1978, and he opened his first bar as owner in 1989. Taffer is credited for “inventing” the concept for NFL Sunday Ticket while serving a three-year term on the board of NFL Enterprises.