New Board Officers for 2018 Are Announced by the NRA and NRAEF

New Board Officers for 2018 Are Announced by the NRA and NRAEF

Earlier this week, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced the new board officers for 2018.

“As we head into 2018, our newly elected Board of Directors will provide critical leadership to ensure that restaurants will continue to support the American dream for our employers and employees,” said Dawn Sweeney, President and CEO of the NRA.

Jay Stieber and Sam Facchini were sworn in as Chair of the NRA and Chair of the NRAEF, respectively.

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Chat with Chicago-based Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

Hey, Chicago!

How about sitting down with a few of our restaurant-industry, hometown heroes? Meet Molly and Jerrod Melman, the dynamic brother-and-sister duo who work for Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, one of the most recognized restaurant groups today and founded by their father, Richard Melman.

Join Foodable as we discover what keeps them engaged in the business, what they look for in their team members and what it takes to keep this Chicago-based corporation and its more than 100 restaurants nationwide running. Watch this On Foodable episode and get your fill!

The Melman Siblings of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises — The Inner-workings of an Iconic Restaurant Group

On this episode of On Foodable, brought to you by the Foodable Network, Host Rudy Miick is joined by two Melman siblings: Molly Melman, partner & divisional training manager at Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, and Jerrod Melman, managing partner at Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises. For those not yet familiar, their father, Richard Melman, is the founder of LEYE, which is one of the most recognized restaurant groups today.

Though the restaurant industry is in their blood, not all family members fell into the business right away. Watch the full episode to find out what has kept them engaged in the business, what they look for in new hires, and more.