The Power List 2017: Sam Fox

January 24, 2017

Sam Fox and his Phoenix-based Fox Restaurant Concepts LLC have manufactured a new-concept machine. 

Fox creates new restaurants, cranks up their operations and then catches the eye of investors or buyers. His success lies in keeping his eye trained on where consumers are headed — not just where they are now.

Fox Restaurant Concepts has 53 restaurants in eight states across 16 brands. They include The Arrogant Butcher, Blanco Tacos + Tequila, Culinary Dropout, Juby True, Wildflower American Cuisine and Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar.

In 2008, Fox launched the healthful casual-dining concept True Food Kitchen with Dr. Andrew Weil,