Velvet Taco, an elevated fast casual taco concept created by Dallas-based Front Burner Restaurants, has announced the appointment of Clay Dover as the company’s new chief executive officer.
Dover joined Velvet Taco as president in early 2017, and the brand has grown from four restaurants to
Willie’s Restaurants hired Gregory Lippert as president and chief executive officer of the Houston-based restaurant group that operates Willie’s Grill & Icehouse and Fajita Willie’s Cafe and Cantina.
Lippert has more than 30 years of experience as CEO, COO
Industry veteran Mark Ramage will join Twin Peaks as Director of Franchise Sales Development.
Ramage brings over 20 years of experience spearheading development, sales and real estate of restaurant and service brands to his new role at Twin Peaks.
Hargrove most recently served as Head of Brand and Consumer Marketing for Snap Inc., where he led consumer and product marketing for both Snapchat and Spectacles, the company’s wearable camera hardware division
Andrew Robinson will join CKE Restaurant Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, as Chief Human Resource Officer. Robinson will report to Ned Lyerly, CEO.
Robinson joins CKE from Starr Restaurants, a James Beard award-winning collection of boutique restaurants.