Our Team
ANDREW GRUEL <br /> Founder / CEO Profile Image
Founder / CEO


  • 18 years restaurant experience
  • Degrees in Food Marketing and Culinary Arts
  • Television and Media Personality
  • Previous director of a national sustainable seafood program with Aquarium of the Pacific

Favorite Condiment: Mayonnaise


JESSE RUNKLE <br />  Corporate Chef / Trainer  Profile Image
Corporate Chef / Trainer
  • Father 
  • Outdoor enthusiast
  • Still trying to perfect hand pulled noodles
  • Motorcycle builder in training

Favorite Condiment: Tabasco Ranch

KAYLA RUNKLE <br />  ( General Manager / Trainer) Profile Image
( General Manager / Trainer)
  • Mommy and wife
  • Loves to dance
  • Pictured in the Softball Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City
  • Professional cereal eater

Favorite condiment: "Ranchup" (ketchup mixed with ranch)

LAUREN GRUEL <br /> ( Marketing Manager ) Profile Image
( Marketing Manager )
  • Wife and mother
  • Obsessed with photography
  • Expert in gluttonous dining experiences
  • Shoe junkie



Favorite condiment: In n Out "spread"

BRENT MILLER <br /> ( Project Manager ) Profile Image
( Project Manager )


  • Project Management: Establishing construction and opening budgets, coordination between owner/architect/general contractor, oversee all aspects of build-out and opening process.
  • CAD Design: AutoCAD designed floor plan and kitchen layout, all necessary equipment cut-sheets and specifications, sanitation requirements, and storage allocation
  • DEH (Dept. of Environmental Health) Plan Development & Expediting:  Comprehensive documentation and drawings of required plan submittals for the local Department of Health.
  • Equipment Procurement: Complete equipment schedules with cut-sheets, competitive bidding for new equipment, acquiring quality used equipment, delivery and install coordination. 


Favorite Condiment: Cholula Hot Sauce