TEAM

Christopher Price

Founder & President

Christopher Price is the Founder and President of RANGE Hospitality Advisors where he aims to partner with clients to improve all areas of their business including safety, compliance, business operations and team member training.  

 
Chris began his career in the culinary industry working under certified master chef (CMC) Ed Leonard and later studied at the Institute Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France. After cooking professionally for almost ten years, Chris decided to pursue his passion in improving health and safety in the hospitality industry.  

Prior to creating RANGE, Chris worked at DARDEN Restaurant Group where he assisted in developing and identifying key loss drivers, increasing safety awareness as well as developing and implementing safety strategies that reduce the frequency and severity of claims for guests and team members.  

 

Chris has worked in a number of positions in the hospitality industry, which enables a deep understanding of the many layers involved in advising clients. He has previously served as a safety technician conducing marine, construction and general industry safety audits and inspections; an in-house loss prevention consultant; and senior risk control safety advisor. Throughout his career he has conducted safety seminars as well as developed and implemented specific training programs for management and regulatory compliance audits for the restaurant, hotel and catering industries. 

 
Christopher holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Culinary Arts from Nicholls State University. He has earned his professional certification as a Certified Worker’s Compensation Professional (CWCP) along with a Walkway Audit Certificate Holder (WACH) through the National Floor Safety Institute. Chris is currently working towards completing his Certified Professional in Food Safety (CP-FS) through the National Environmental Health Association. Christopher is a CPR Certified Instructor through the American Red Cross and a professional member of the American Society of Safety Professionals, Restaurant Facility Management Association, National Association of Catering & Events (NACE) and the Louisiana Restaurant Association. 

Craig Price, Jr.

Manager of Marketing and Business Services

Craig Price, Jr. is the Manager of Marketing and Business Services. A graphic designer with over 15 year’s experience, Craig enjoys studying the latest design trends in the industry. Craig graduated with a Bachelors in Visual Arts from Southeastern Louisiana University. He started out in the hospitality industry as a food and beverage director.

 

Once Craig went full time providing design services, he created new brands for companies in the hospitality industry, tourism industry, and top schools across the country. Craig has been recognized and awarded by the American graphic design & advertising, MarCom award, Communicator award, and Hermes award. Craig has led the rebrand for West Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau, Livingston Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau, Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce, and Tangipahoa Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau. Recently Craig has worked with Randazzo’s Italian market and is in the works with upcoming franchise Uno Dos Tacos in the restaurant industry. Craig understands the needs in the hospitality industry where he specializes in marketing, rebranding, and menu design.

When he is not chasing his two boys or inspiring to be like Batman, Craig is studying industry trends and furthering his professional development in the fields of design, hospitality, and branding.