Death & Co creates exceptional guest experiences, anchored by a passion for hospitality, cocktails, spirits, wine, beer, and food, in environments that are welcoming and driven by a deep knowledge of our product. We are offering investment in the Death & Co landscape, comprising of two existing bar properties, one in New York City and one in Denver, with a third on the way in Los Angeles, all future bars, both ownership and management, all uses of the brand, as well as Death & Co’s consulting and management company, Proprietors LLC. The Death & Co offering, with its recognized best in class brand, is structured to generate ever-growing distributions year over year with an eventual sale, ensuring a high multiple exit. In 12 years of business, Death & Co’s success as a strong business and a... [Read More]
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Originally a bartender in Death & Co’s early days, Alex became an owner in 2010. Since then, he has co-formed various businesses in partnership with David Kaplan, including the global hospitality consulting company, PropriertorsLLC, as well as the notable cocktail bars Nitecap, Honeycut, The Normandie Club, The Walker Inn, and Death & Co Denver. In the process, Alex has trained hundreds of bartenders, designed dozens of bars, and along the way, has fallen deeply in love with the process of turning the idea of a bar into a reality. Alex focuses primarily on Death & Co operations, planning and logistics, process improvement, design, beverage programming and training. Passionate about education, he is a regular speaker at industry conferences and specialized events, as well as a contributor to various publications as a writer and expert commentator. Alex is the co-author of Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails and the forthcoming Cocktail Codex: Origins, Fundamentals, Formulas. Alex lives in Los Angeles with his husband, Andrew.
Ravi began his career traveling around the world as an artist and painter before returning to his native New York City. At age 30, his entrepreneurial journey began, creating a mini-empire of world renowned cocktail lounges. Ravi’s bars and restaurants have been featured in countless local, national, and international publications, receiving acclaim for their impact on cocktail culture, while two of his establishments have published notable cocktail books. Ravi has also been named one of Wine Enthusiast’s Tastemakers of the year.Having achieved notoriety and success in the cocktail world, Ravi has since shifted his focus to food. His innovation in plant-based restaurants has received attention by the New York Times, Forbes, Zagat and The New Yorker. A vegetarian-turned-vegan himself, Ravi holds a deep affection for all animals, and has been an outspoken voice on animal rights issues. His nonprofit BEAST Foundation and his company’s shift to plant-based ventures has warranted both local and national applause, receiving an award from PETA for his efforts. Ravi focuses on the company’s culinary development, compliance, national coordination, and office coordination. Ravi lives in New York City.
David has worked in the hospitality business since the age of 13, starting as a soda jerk in Jackson Hole’s oldest soda fountain. He has held just about every position in bars and restaurants, with the notable exception of barback or bartender. In 2006, he opened Death & Company with Ravi DeRossi. Shortly after opening Death & Co, David formed Proprietors LLC with Alex Day and Devon Tarby. ProprietorsLLC has consulted on flavor profiles for new spirits, art directed spirit and product launches, created cocktail portfolios for new brands, and opened bars and restaurants all over the country and abroad. Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails, written by David, Alex Day and Nick Fauchald, was published on October 7th 2015, which quickly gained notoriety, earning the reputation as one of the best-selling cocktail books of all time. David focuses on various aspects of Death & Co’s businesses including company profitability, new site acquisition, concept, design, public relations, marketing, legal, financial, culture and future planning. When not on the road, he lives in Jackson Hole with his wife Jenna and their dog Stella.
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