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Steve Palmer

Managing Partner / Indigo Road Group Paver / Steve the Achieved

When we think about steve we usually think of all he’s achieved. For a synopsis of how he has earned zero free time, even less sleep, but perfectly spiked hair in all his success, see his career highlights below:

  • Formed the Charleston-based hospitality group The Indigo Road Restaurant Group in 2009
  • Served as VP of Food and Beverage for the Ginn Clubs and Resorts
  • Served as lead developer for Ginn Resorts and developed over $100 million in hotel and club space
  • Member of the opening team at Magnolia’s Restaurant
  • Opened Magnolia’s sister restaurant, Blossom, and co-developed and trained the staff on The Fourteen Elements of The Guest Experience which helped establish a lifelong commitment to service
  • Wine director and service manager of Canoe in Atlanta (which received a James Beard Foundation nomination for Best New Restaurant in 1996)
  • Founding partner for Eidolon, a consulting company specializing in luxury restaurants
  • Co-created the largest private dining wine cellar in the Ritz Carlton Hotel chain in St. Louis
  • Managing partner at the esteemed Peninsula Grill in Charleston, S.C.
  • Together with chef Jeremiah Bacon, led the charge to forge a partnership with Share our Strength to create and host an annual fundraiser in Charleston, S.C.