Artistry Restaurants, the Winter Park-based restaurant platform announced two key promotions within its leadership team today: Mark Kirke, previously Chief Restaurant Officer (CRO) and Partner, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Partner, and Daniel Harf, formerly Chief Concept Officer (CCO), is now CCO and Partner.
With restaurants throughout the Southeast, Artistry Restaurants brands include Oak & Stone, Boca, Shrimp Basket, Atlantic Beer and Oyster and Sandbar Amelia Island.
Kirke has served as CRO and Partner for Artistry since 2021, serving as CEO of Shrimp Basket prior to joining Artistry’s executive team. He has also served in leadership roles at Red Door Woodfired Grill and P.F. Chang’s. In his position as CEO, Kirke is responsible for overseeing operations across all of Artistry’s restaurants and brands.
“Mark’s leadership as part of the executive team and his background as leader of one of our brands make him the perfect fit for CEO of Artistry Restaurants,” said Barry Goff, Managing Partner of Artistry Restaurants. “Artistry has plans for immense growth over the next 5 years, and Mark is in a unique position to steward that growth for us.”
Harf brings an extensive background in concept development and prior to joining Artistry, served as Chief Concept Officer (CCO) for Tavistock Restaurant Collection. He has served as Artistry’s CCO since 2021 and is responsible for overseeing concept development, brand management, and brand strategy for Artistry’s brand and its restaurants. Harf played a pivotal role in the acquisition of the company’s three most recent concepts: Boca, Sandbar Amelia Island and Oak & Stone.
Artistry Restaurants is a diverse restaurant platform on a mission to spread joy because people matter.?Artistry strives to create value through the acquisition, consolidation, operation, and expansion of attractive restaurant brands. The Artistry Collection is currently made up of five brands and 29 restaurants and is actively growing. For more information, visit www.artistryrestaurants.com.