About Guild

Guild Seattle owns and operates restaurants and bars throughout Seattle providing approachable food and great drinks in unique spaces.


Meet the Founders

Founded by Jason LaJuenesse, David Meinert and Joey Burgess in November 2014, establishments include Lost Lake Café and Lounge, Comet Tavern, Big Mario’s Pizza and Grims Provisions & Spirits all in the heart of the Pike/Pine Corridor.

David Meinert

Veteran in the music industry, Seattle native David Meinert came into the industry over a decade ago. Owner of Onto entertainment (managing The Lumineers & Hey Marseilles) and The 5 Point Cafe, Meinert wears many hats.


Jason Lajeunesse

Jason Lajeunesse one of the founding partners at Guild Seattle, which is one of his many creative and entrepreneurial pursuits. Music, Food, Travel, repeat please.

Joey Burgess

A hospitality veteran, Joey has held every imaginable position and management role throughout his extensive career in the restaurant industry. In between being a magnanimous pop culture buff, and devoted dog father of course.


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