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Steven R. Sponder is a restaurateur and entrepreneur who has created and co-created eight trend-setting restaurants and two information technology companies in California, Hawaii, Florida and Virginia. Over the past 30 years, the restaurants Sponder has created have generated more than $100 million in sales and have served millions of guests including 5 United States Presidents. Sponder has appeared in dozens of national publications including USA Today®, The New York Times, Gourmet® Magazine and Bon Appetit®. The Nation's Restaurant News® credits Sponder with creating a "Team-Service" system now used by restaurants around the world. Mr. Sponder has been backed by U.S. and European Venture Capital firms and was selected for partnerships with Microsoft and AOL Time Warner. He has also led the formation of partnerships and strategic alliances with some of the world's largest corporations.