Benjamin Calleja



Benjamín Calleja is CEO of Livit, the world’s largest restaurant design company, focusing on improving brand’s performance through guest experience design, active in 40 countries over 5 continents, developing a new restaurant every 8 hours somewhere in the world.

Benjamin is also…

– Founder of 1889 Fast Fine Pizza. A disruptive restaurant chain and an innovation lab for extraordinary guest experiences.

– Partner of The Passionality Group. Passionality cultivates concepts responsibly and profitably by providing specialized and relevant business expertise through advisory or consulting services and – where applicable – seed investments in exchange for compelling returns on invested capital.

Benjamin holds two Master of Architecture degrees and is considered an international expert in the area of Hospitality design and technology, being a lecturer at Conferences and Universities.

He is also a member of the American Institute of Architects and a Registered Architect in Germany, France, Italy, UK, Spain, Luxemburg, and Sweden. When not traveling, he lives in Sweden with his wife, two teenage kids and a white shepherd.