Gregory S. Cutchall

May 26, 1952 - May 16, 2022

Gregory S. Cutchall

May 26, 1952 - May 16, 2022

Obituary

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Gregory S. Cutchall
Born: Tucson, Arizona 1952
Graduate of Palo Verde High School 1970
Enlisted United States Naval Reserve 1971
Attended University of Nebraska-Omaha

Kentucky Fried Chicken (Omaha, NE) 1971
Manager, catering manager, marketing director, Vice President, organized leverage buy
out of the 12 locations and became President/CEO and 20% partner 1986
Sold out in 1989 and started Cutchall Management Company with one Julio's in Lincoln, NE
Followed by another 100 restaurants opened or acquired over the next 25 years.

Personal:
Married 19 years to Molly McQueen-Cutchall
Three children: Cory 1978, Cydney 1982, Chase 2002
Five grandchildren: Colt, Camden, Carson, Cecelia and Cierra

Founder of following Hospitality concepts:
The Exchange, Bum Steer Steaks, Rib Ranch, Cat Daddy's, Burger Star,
Big Cheese, and Progressive Park.

Co-Founder of:
Kith & Kin Southern Kitchen, Omaha Design Center, Lettuce Express, and Salty Senorita Scottsdale

Franchisee of:
KFC (14), Popeyes (12), Sonic (13), Famous Daves (10), Paradise Bakery (14), Tin Star (4),
Rock Bottom (1), Lolo's Chicken & Waffles (3), Egg & I (4), First Watch (6),
Domino's (17), Twin Peaks (2), Julio's (3)

Owner of:
Jams American Grill (3)
3 Cheers Neighborhood Bar & Grill
Austins Steakhouse & Saloon
Mouth of the South (2)

Awards and Recognitions:
INC 500 Fastest Growing Companies (3 years in a row); Operator of the Year USA; KFC Highest Sales
Increase USA; First Watch Nebraska Beef Award (Bum Steer). Spoke at National Restaurant Association
Washington, DC; named 2019 Chairman Multi Unit Franchise Conference in Las Vegas;
Omaha Culinary Hall of Fame

Charities & Community Involvement:
Annual CMC Charity Golf Tournament beneficiary's:
Salvation Army, American Heart Assoc., ALS,
Boys & Girls Club, Youth Emergency Services, JDRF
Rock Bottom 5K Rock & Run for Charity (Disabled Veterans)

Currently own and operate:
44 restaurants in 5 states under 8 different brands.

Vending, catering contracts:
Century Link, TD Ameritrade, Ralston Arena, Stir Concert Cove,
Mid America Center and Pinnacle Bank PGA Golf Tournament.

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Services

Visitation
Fri, May 20, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home

7909 Mormon Bridge Road
Omaha, NE 68152

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Service
Sat, May 21, 2022 at 11:00 am
Forest Lawn Funeral Home

7909 Mormon Bridge Road
Omaha, NE 68152

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Entombment
Sat, May 21, 2022 at 12:30 pm
Forest Lawn Cemetery

7909 Mormon Bridge Road
Omaha, Nebraska 68152

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