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David Rutecki
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941 Kanuga Road
Hendersonville, NC 28739

David Rutecki

David Rutecki offers expert witness for restaurant related issues. Based in Hendersonville, NC. David is within easy reach of all areas between Asheville and Charlotte, NC.

David’s career spans 40+ years of restaurant and hospitality related experience. Working in more than 20 restaurants and involved in the opening of more than a dozen, David has worked every position possible within this industry.

Area’s of expertise include: Slips, Trips & Falls, Liquor Liability-Dram Shop, Furniture and Equipment Failure, Management and Operations, Staff & Employee Issues, Guns, Weapons and Security Issues, Guest Safety and Security.


“David is well spoken and very knowledgeable within the restaurant industry”

“Using David Rutecki as our expert in a trip & fall case against 5 Guys Restaurant turned out to be an excellent decision. David has the depth of experience in the restaurant business -as an owner, as a manager and as someone who has developed operations and training manuals -to recognize the negligent operations and acts in the store setting and give clear and unequivocal opinions about the standard of care and the breach by management and store employees. David did an excellent job providing expert testimony in his deposition which led us to a settlement that was twice what had been offered in mediation.”

Richard Detwiller of Callison, Tighe & Robinson

Restaurant dining room and kitchen design, food safety and menu development, guest safety and security (slip & fall), daily operations and best management practices, catering (on & off site), staff and management training programs.