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Keith Simpson – Host of “Buy This Restaurant”

By in 2014 - Volume 16

After graduating from the London College of Hotel and Catering and working as a chef in London restaurants, Keith Simpson experience elevated him to cater for the British Royal family and heads of the British Government for a period of 10 years.

Keith moved to the US in 1996 Keith owned and operated 3 successful restaurants and a catering company in California.

Keith has consulted for numerous restaurant owners and has been selling restaurants, bars and clubs for the past ten years.

Keith joined Restaurant Realty Company in 2012 and quickly has become a top agent. Keith was selected to star in the Food Network series “Buy This Restaurant” which began airing in early February 2014. Keith continues to operate as an agent with Restaurant Realty in Sacramento and surrounding Northern California areas.


Countless people dream of leaving their day jobs behind to follow their passion and open their own food business. But to make that dream a reality, they need the perfect space to launch it. Enter Keith Simpson, a top-level eatery broker with the experience to guide even the greenest of prospective buyers through an intimidating real estate market. Keith will locate three different listings and walk these first-timers through the businesses from space to menu to costs to help them realize their vision. Keith is more than a real estate broker; he’s really a dream broker.

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About The Author
Steven Zimmerman, CBI, M&AMI, CBB, FIBBA

Steve is the Founder, Principal Broker and Chief Executive Officer of Restaurant Realty Company. Steve has personally sold/leased over 1,000 restaurant, bar and/or nightclub businesses and many related commercial buildings totaling 2+ million square feet of commercial space, collaborated with over 2,000 clients and completed over 3,000 valuations since 1996.His real estate experience also includes sales, acquisitions, management and ownership of numerous properties throughout California including restaurants, hotels, apartment buildings, single family houses, an office building and a multi-use retail building. Steve is also the author of Restaurant Dealmaker – An Insider’s Trade Secrets for Buying a Restaurant, Bar or Club available on Amazon. Prior to starting Restaurant Realty Company Steve had over 20 years of restaurant experience and was President and Chief Executive officer of Zim’s Restaurants, which was one of the largest privately owned restaurant chains in the San Francisco Bay Area. READ FULL BIO | HIRE EXPERT WITNESS - LEARN MORE