Rootstock Hospitality Group

Andrew Vudis

Co-founder of Rootstock Hospitality Group, Andrew Vudis was born in Indianapolis and grew up on the west side attending Ben Davis High School.  Andrew studied elementary education at Ball State University, has a certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University, and has numerous other industry awards & certifications.  Like most successful leaders in the restaurant industry, Andrew’s first job was busing tables and washing dishes.  He spent over 20 years working his way up the ladder of success before deciding to found Rootstock in 2017.  Prior to starting Rootstock, most recently Andrew served as an Operating Partner for an up-scale national steak house chain.  Andrew and his wife Jeanna live in the Geist area and continue to be an active part of several non-profits in the central Indiana area.  Andrew says “people choosing to spend their hard-earned money at our restaurants is something I take very seriously and I work very hard to make sure it is an experience they enjoy.”