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NICK DOYLE, CO-OWNER & GENERAL MANAGER

Nick is one of nine children and grew up in a small town south of Chicago where all the restaurants his family dined at were Italian. Nick has enjoyed more than 30 years collaborating with celebrated local restaurant groups in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins.  Most recently working with The Rio Grande and The Kitchen restaurant groups. A few years back Nick and his business partner tossed around some concept ideas and Nick’s Italian was born. Nick attended Colorado State University and has called Fort Collins home for more than 15 years.

CLAY CONLEY, CO-OWNER & CULINARY DIRECTOR

Two-time James Beard nominee Chef Clay Conley is no stranger to opening and running award-winning restaurants. 2011, Conley opened critically acclaimed Palm Beach restaurants Buccan and Imoto in Palm Beach, FL. Clay’s big-flavor dishes reflect his travels through Italy, Europe and Asia. In 2012, the James Beard Foundation nominated Clay as one of the Best Chef of the South. Clay and his restaurants are featured in national and international media including Travel and Leisure, Boston Globe and USA Today. Clay created Nick’s menu with an eye for classic Italian dishes with a bold, fresh flavors.