Dave Grutman is the King of Miami
There’s nothing more glamorous than living in the limelight of the world’s hottest club scenes.
From epic parties filled with beautiful women and popping bottles, it’s safe to say this luxe lifestyle is pretty over the top, not to mention insanely awesome.
If there’s one guy who knows this, it’s Dave Grutman. As the owner of Miami’s LIV and STORY, this entrepreneur is no stranger to the nightlife scene. Grutman’s two nightclubs are the only Miami Beach venues to grace the Top 10 of this year’s Highest 100 Highest Grossing Nightclubs in America. Elite Daily had the opportunity to sit down with Grutman and get a glimpse into the life of savvy nightlife proprietor.
So, you’re probably wondering what it’s like to own one of the hottest nightclubs in Miami.
In the video, you can see that everything about his trendy Miami nightclub is over-the-top. The venue is filled to the brim with good looking party-goers, celebs and socialites as the industry’s best artists take over the turntables for the night and colorful lasers beam across the confetti-clad air.
However, it wasn’t always flashing lights and opulence for Dave Grutman.
You might be surprised to know that Grutman actually broke into the business by becoming a bartender at a mall. Since then, his hard work and passion have pushed him to become one of the most successful nightclub owners in the business.
When it comes to building a brand, Grutman believes you have to “figure out what your brand is, stay true to your brand and then PR the living sh*t out of it.”
But, in the end it’s not all about the money.
What it all boils down to is passion and pouring your heart and soul into something you love. The boats, bottles and models are just some of the perks that come along with your success.
Producer: Max Grunner
Director or Photography: Terence MF Thomas
Editor: Terence MF Thomas
Production Coordinator: Steve Edwards
Write up: Kaylin Pound
Executive Producer: Weston Green
Creative Director: Tyler Gildin