Phil Pace
Chairman, President And Ceo, 
Phil’s BBQ

Phil Pace Chairman, President And Ceo, Phil’s BBQ

Phil Pace

Chairman, President And CEO, Phil’s BBQ

SDBJ 500 recap: Phil Pace has grown his barbecue restaurant operation from four employees at the former Mission Hills location in 1998 to more than 400 at locations in Point Loma, San Marcos, Santee, Rancho Bernardo, Petco Park and San Diego International Airport. In 2018, he hosted the 10th annual Phil’s Big BBQ at the Ballpark, which raised about $100,000 for Operation Bigs, a mentoring program of Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County.

FUN FACT

He has opened a nonprofit horse rescue called ResQue Ranch.