The Quaker Steak & Lube board of directors named John H. Longstreet president and CEO, effective April 1, 2010. He succeeds Ken Cole, who stepped down at the end of February to focus on opening Quaker Steak & Lube franchise restaurants and other business opportunities.
Caruso Affiliated CEO and Founder Rick J. Caruso today announced the creation of a new business venture to pursue airport retail opportunities and the appointment of John Cugasi as the companys first Vice President for Airports to lead the effort. Cugasi served most recently as the Director of Concessions at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport overseeing the lease management and development of the airports concessions program.
Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: RUTH) today announced the promotion of two senior level executives, currently serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Mitchell’s Fish Market, to President and Chief Operating Officer for their respective brands.
According to ‘Save the Deli’ author David Sax, there is no comparison between an ordinary sandwich and one from a New York delicatessen. No one knows that better than Dan Pool who discovered Gandolfo’s New York Delicatessen in, of all places, Salt Lake City, Utah. It took one bite into a Gandolfo’s sandwich for Pool to invest and ultimately become owner and CEO.
Company Also Names David M. Gordon as Chief Operating Officer and Dina R. Barmasse-Gray as Senior Vice President of Human Resources
ReServe Interactive, a leader in hospitality management software solutions, has selected Element Payment Services as its PCI DSS compliant solutions partner for its suite of Catering, Event Management, Dining Reservations and Table Management software products.
Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) is pleased to announce the promotion of two members of its leadership team to the position of Executive Vice President. Kathy Benning has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Brand Development, and Judy Shoulak to Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Human Resources.
ReServe Interactive, a leader in hospitality software solutions, has promoted Tina Gangel to sales associate. Gangel will be responsible for servicing an existing, national customer base, as well as maintaining ongoing contacts with customers in all stages of the sales cycle.
Morton’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (NYSE:MRT) today announced the appointment of Christopher Artinian as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director, effective immediately.
Miller comes to Sonic from his position as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Movie Gallery/Hollywood Video, where he was responsible for integrating and upgrading the IT capabilities of more than 3,800 stores, including data center consolidation, multiple point-of-sale (POS) systems, merchandising, inventory, e-commerce, workforce management and corporate systems.