Richard Looft

Inventor of the Looft Lighter X

Richard Looft is the inventor of the Looft Lighter X (the world's first cordless fuel-free fire lighter). After a grilling disaster resulted in lighter-fluid-flavored chicken, Richard set out to create the cleanest, fastest grill-lighting method, using only heat and oxygen. Before founding Looft (opens in new tab), Richard directed theatre, film, and television for 25 years.

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