This Restaurant Tycoon Made An Amazing Find In The Jungle


The jungle is home to a vast amount of animals and plants. There are thousands of species throughout the various jungles of the world. In addition to this, there is no telling just what you might find in the jungle. A man by the name of David Tallichet knows this all too well. He is a restaurant tycoon, but before making a fortune in his industry, he had a much different passion. This passion of his would lead him to the jungle, where he would make a huge discovery that blows everything else he has accomplished completely out of the water.


#12 Meet David Tallichet


Tallichet is an American businessman and restaurant tycoon. In fact, he is seen by many as the father of the themed restaurant, so thank him next time you stop in at Chili’s. He started a Polynesian-themed restaurant in California which soon grew into an enormous and lucrative empire.

#11 His History


Before he became a restaurant mogul, he had a much different (and more dangerous) career. Tallichet was deployed during World War II and flew as a co-pilot in a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. This put him in a number of dangerous situations that most of us wouldn’t even be able to comprehend.

#10 He Developed A Passion For Planes


During his time serving in the military, he developed a major passion for planes and all things aviation. Once he was done serving his country and established himself as a very successful restauranteur, he took his passion for planes to the next level. This included purchasing a number of them.

#9 Starting A Collection


David Tallichet was an avid and enthusiastic aviator, and built his own collection of airplanes. Over time, his collection grew to include military replicas and other impressive planes. Due to the immense wealth he had accumulated as a restauranteur, he was able to afford quite an impressive fleet of aircraft.