Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Tilman Fertitta

Chairman, President and CEO, Landry's Restaurants Inc.

Tilman Fertitta is Chairman, President and CEO of Landry's Restaurants Inc., a leading casual dining, entertainment, gaming and hospitality company. The company operates more than 200 properties in 27 states and a number of international properties. Landry's owns and operates several restaurant chains, including Chart House, Landry′s Seafood House, Rainforest Café, Saltgrass Steakhouse and T-Rex Cafe, as well as the Signature Series: Vic and Anthony's, Brenner's Steakhouse, Grotto, La Griglia, Pesce and Willie G's Seafood & Steakhouse. Landry's also operates gaming, hospitality and entertainment venues, including the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, the Kemah Boardwalk, the San Luis Resort, Inn at the Ball Park, Downtown Aquarium Denver and Houston, and the Towers of Americas in San Antonio, Texas. Fertitta's many honors include an "Entrepreneur of the Year" award from Ernst & Young and induction into the Texas Business Hall of Fame. He sits on several boards of major community organizations.

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