Haute Secrets: Larry Gulko of TechnoHome

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.

Larry Gulko
Larry Gulko

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!