Dos Toros founders talk growth and management philosophy

April 25, 2017

Brothers Leo and Oliver Kremer founded the fast-casual chain Dos Toros in 2009 to bring the Mission-style burritos they ate growing up in Berkeley, Calif., to New York City.

They’ve done well, especially considering that neither previously had restaurant experience. Leo Kremer is a professional bassist whose résumé includes a two-year stint with the rock band Third Eye Blind. Oliver Kremer joined his older brother in New York shortly after college to open restaurants.

Dos Toros now has 13 units, all company-owned, and plans to enter its second market of Chicago later this year.

The Kremers discussed their philosophy, management