“If the restaurants have good swagger, if the team members have each other’s back and as long as you have good food and true hospitality, then, profits will come,” says Brendan Huffman, chairman and CEO of Social Syndicate restaurant group. Photo courtesy of Social Syndicate

“If the restaurants have good swagger, if the team members have each other’s back and as long as you have good food and true hospitality, then, profits will come,” says Brendan Huffman, chairman and CEO of Social Syndicate restaurant group. Photo courtesy of Social Syndicate

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Wonderland Ocean Pub was named after Ocean Beach’s rich history, which featured a park by the same name 100 years ago, according to Huffman. Photo courtesy of Social Syndicate

SOCIAL SYNDICATE

Chairman and CEO: Brendan Huffman

Revenue: Approximately $40 million to $50 million in 2018, and projected 20 percent increase in 2019 and annual revenue of nearly $60 million by 2020

No. of Employees: 650

Headquarters: Ocean Beach

Year Founded: 2014

Company Description: A restaurant development group that specializes in creating casual neighborhood concepts.

For Brendan Huffman, the purpose of all Social Syndicate restaurant group’s properties is simple: provide genuine, good old-fashioned hospitality...

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