Mike Cunningham, Founder & CEO
Mike Cunningham is the founder & CEO of Cunningham Restaurant Group. Born and raised in Cincinnati, he showed his first entrepreneurial tendencies at the age of eight when he offered to bus tables for Skyline Chili waitresses for $2. After attending culinary and restaurant management school in Cincinnati, Mike moved to Indiana and opened his first full-service restaurant, Boulder Creek, in Brownsburg in December 1997.
Q&A with Mike
The mission statement, “In the communities we serve, we will be the restaurant of choice for delighting our guests” is more than just a motto. It resonates with Mike because of two key concepts - communities and guests. In his view, community is a key factor in building business sustainability as is impeccable attention to guest experience and satisfaction. If asked, he attributes his success to working hard and being kind.