Larry Gulko knows fitness can be luxurious. As the co-owner of TechnoHome, which he owns with Wheels Up private aviation founder, Kenny Dichter, they offer four pieces of fitness equipment, including kinesis personal resistance trainer, cross personal total body crosstrainer, recline personal recumbent bike and run personal treadmill designed in Italy by Antonio Citterio and manufactured by Technogym. TechnoHome creates customized home gym designs or recommends specific products for their workout area. Technogym was the official supplier for the last five Olympic Games.
Photo Credit: Larry Gulko
Next month, TechnoHome will launch a Boston opening. We recently caught up with Gulko, who is also the creator of the CEO Brand Leadership Forum at the Harvard Business School, to discuss some of his favorite things about Boston.
Where were you born? Boston
Where do you live now? Sharon, Mass.
Occupation? Founder & CEO of TechnoHome
Best Italian: Strega Waterfront
Best Seafood: Legal Harborside
Best Comfort Food/Organic Cuisine: CafeTeria on Newbury Street
Best Deli: Sam LaGrassa’s
Best Dessert: Cannoli; Everything at Finale
Best Sunday brunch: Aquitaine
Best place for a power business meeting: Bristol Lounge at the Four Seasons
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? XV Beacon, Liberty Hotel, Boston Harbor Hotel
Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Tommy Bahama & Nordstrom
Favorite Specialty Store for Women: Louis Vuitton-Val the manager is super!
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches: DeScenza
Best Spa: Bella Sante
Favorite Charity Event: Joslin High Hopes Gala
Favorite Cultural Event: Museum of Fine Arts Programs
Favorite Cultural Institution: Museum of Science
Best Steakhouse: The Capital Grille
Best Pizza: Tavolino – Patriot Place; 2nd Best – any Italian restaurant in the North End
Best Gym/Athletic Facility: Life Time Fitness (prior it was SportsClub LA)
Best Massage: Bella Sante
Best Driving Service: Above All
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: Fenway Park & Public Garden
Describe Boston in three words: Character, Style, Community
All-around favorite locale in Boston, whether a neighborhood, restaurant, venue, or other: Back Bay & North End
Best aspect of Boston: The City is a “class act” and only an hour to my summer oasis …Cape Cod!