Lesley Cohn, co-owner of Cohn Restaurant Group Inc., at one of her restaurants, Tacos Libertad, in San Diego.

Lesley Cohn, co-owner of Cohn Restaurant Group Inc., at one of her restaurants, Tacos Libertad, in San Diego. Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle.

COHN RESTAURANT GROUP, INC.

Founders: David and Lesley Cohn

Revenue: Not disclosed (company is privately-held)

No. of employees: 2,500

Headquarters: Old Town

Year founded: 1981

Company Description: A family-owned business that operates 25 restaurants in Southern California and Hawaii

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David Cohn

— For David and Lesley Cohn, president and co-founders of Cohn Restaurant Group, the San Diego-based, family-run business which owns and operates 25 restaurants in Southern California and Hawaii, what makes their company successful is the same thing that makes it, for a lack of a better word, difficult...

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