It started with a vision...


…to create a hospitality company which provides unique opportunities for proven industry performers while developing a portfolio of inspired concepts.


Our goal is to provide a platform for independent restaurants and restaurateurs to succeed.  We will achieve that goal through successful partnerships and collaboration with those seeking to have extraordinary restaurants and bars.





 LGHG continually seeks talented, high-performing professionals to join us in delivering genuine hospitality to every guest, every time. Our team members are the heart of our success and we believe in attracting, hiring, and developing individuals who are passionate about hospitality. With a growing collection of individual restaurant concepts, LGHG offers different and unique opportunities in all areas of service and operations.

Our extensive industry experience can help bring your dream of restaurant ownership to life. From concept development to grand opening and beyond, LGHG wants to be your partner in success. As your partner we can assist in establishing systems, training programs, and other facets of operations. Let us manage administrative, marketing, HR, legal, accounting, construction, and purchasing tasks, leveraging our capabilities to your advantage. This frees your time and lowers costs allowing you to focus on delivering a world class experience to your guests.

Navigating the restaurant industry can be a challenge. Whether it be a single facet or an entire operation, LGHG is here to help. Our custom consultation services are designed to serve your business in the most effective way possible. From assessing a concept's readiness, finding the next step for an existing restaurant, or evaluating a struggling business, LGHG will work with you to develop a plan to suit your needs.  Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Concept Design
  • Menu Development
  • Beverage Programming
  • Cost Management
  • Purchasing and Supply
  • Service and Hospitality Training
  • Operations and Administrative Support
  • New Store Openings
  • Full Service General Contractor


Scott created LGHG to assemble a group of highly successful hospitality-focused individuals to work with independent restaurateurs and entrepreneurs.  Scott will continue to bring more people on board to ensure that LGHG is able to provide the most comprehensive services possible.

Scott Schmidt

Erin Schmidt

Will Wadsworth


Creative Director

Vice President of Culinary/

Operating Partner

  • COO of Tavern Restaurant Group
  • RVP of Ruth's Hospitality Group
  • Regional Director of Operations for Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
  • Owner/Operator of 23,000 sq. ft. entertainment venue in Chicago
  • Opened over 60 restaurants in 10 states and 20 markets
  • Strong experience and partnerships in food, beverage, and all other branches of purchasing
  • Member of the Millennium Advisory Board, an organization comprised of leaders in the food & beverage industry.  Other members represent leadership from Hard Rock, Darden, Ruth's Chris, Landry's, Outback, PF Chang's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Applebee's, and Hooter's
  • Concept development, ideation, and design
  • Social media and Marketing initiatives
  • Designed TAHONA Kitchen+Bar and S.W. Clyborne Co. Provision & Spirits
  • 20 years industry experience
  • Concept Chef, Landry’s Inc.
  • Vice President of Culinary, Ruth’s Hospitality Group
  • Regional Chef, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
  • Sergeant, U.S. Army Reserve
  • Culinary Apprenticeship accredited through American Culinary Federation




Mason,Ohio -

Tylersville & Snider Rd

Blue Ash, Ohio located in Summit Park


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