Ed Wary has been a lecturer for the School of Travel Industry Management’s (TIM) Restaurant Entrepreneur course for over 15 years.
Being a restaurant entrepreneur and graduate (’68) of the TIM School himself, Ed brings to the classroom his real life experiences to not only teach but also inspire students about building a career in the booming restaurant industry.
As a restaurant entrepreneur, Ed has opened multiple restaurants all over O‘ahu and the mainland including Bishop Street Café in 1979, then Auntie Pasto’s in 1983 and Dixie Grill followed in the 90s. He recently expanded his business with the opening of a hugely successful country western nightclub called Whisky Dix Saloon.
Ed is past president of the Hawaii Restaurant Association and Director Emeritus of the National Restaurant Association.