Steve Salis, Founder, Director, Chairman & CEO

Steve Salis is the Chairman and CEO of Sizzle Acquisition Corp., a NASDAQ listed blank-check company (Ticker: SZZL) focused on acquiring a business in the retail and consumer sectors, including food and beverage, food technology, property technology, restaurant and restaurant technology, and hospitality.

Steve is also the founder and CEO of Salis Holdings, one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the Washington, D.C. area. Salis Holdings is a diversified holding company that specializes in establishing, acquiring, expanding, and transforming consumer brands into profitable businesses. Its portfolio includes brands such as Ted's Bulletin, a modern American eatery; Federalist Pig, the 2019 & 2020 Bib Gourmand Michelin selected regional-American BBQ establishment; Sidekick Bakery, a creative bakery and coffee shop; Kramers, an internationally iconic indie bookstore and restaurant operating for over 45 years; Ensemble, digital-forward food halls; and 22 Real Estate Holdings, a mixed-use acquisitions and development real estate vertical.

Prior to establishing Salis Holdings, Steve Salis co-founded &pizza, the fast casual pizza business dubbed as “the pizza shop for the 21st century” which quickly expanded to include over 40 restaurants in five states and Washington DC. He successfully exited the business in 2019.

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