Brian Sullivan

The previous California Pizza Kitchen area executive will be major the brand’s menu revamp approach

Red Robin Names Brian Sullivan as VP of Culinary & Beverage InnovationEnglewood, CO  (RestaurantNews.comRed Robin Connoisseur Burgers and Brews is enthusiastic to announce the selecting of Brian Sullivan as its new Vice President of Culinary & Beverage Innovation. Sullivan will be top the brand’s attempts to elevate the guest dining working experience, which incorporate investing more in food stuff high-quality and refreshing the menu, as aspect of the recently-unveiled “North Star” five-level turnaround prepare to push much better outcomes for the small business.

Sullivan is very well-positioned to lead this initiative as a visionary leader with more than 40 years of industry-leading skills in foods and beverage innovation, menu strategy, franchise partnerships and retail meals improvement.

In his 34-year career at California Pizza Kitchen area, culminating in his job as Senior Vice President of Culinary Innovation, he led the company’s resourceful growth and deployment of new menu things, infusing flavors from his global travels – to Thailand, China, Italy, Japan, and France – into craveable, iconic dishes and recipes. He also authored three cookbooks showcasing his one of a kind spin on California cuisine and California-style pizzas. From the farmers’ market place to the desk, Brian has influenced many to put on an apron and make remarkable food items. As he likes to say, “If you cook dinner with love, your foodstuff usually preferences far better!”

“I relished working with Brian for the duration of my time at California Pizza Kitchen and take into account him 1 of the best culinary minds in the business,” mentioned G.J. Hart, Purple Robin President and Main Government Officer. “I am enthusiastic he has joined Pink Robin and will be main our culinary and beverage strategy.  Menu top quality and innovation is a main part of our comeback program and Brian and his staff are producing terrific development on menu enhancements we will roll out later on this year.”

Sullivan added, “I am fired up to join an legendary brand name like Crimson Robin, known for their broad wide variety of connoisseur burgers, bottomless fries, and artistic drinks. It has been a blast diving in my very first several weeks listed here, meeting the staff and our operators, and pinpointing upside on high quality and innovation. We are likely to build an remarkable menu and have a good deal of pleasurable!”

About Crimson Robin Gourmand Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB)

Red Robin Gourmand Burgers, Inc. (, is a informal eating restaurant chain established in 1969 that operates by way of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pink Robin Global, Inc., and less than the trade name, Red Robin Gourmand Burgers and Brews. We believe that almost nothing brings folks alongside one another like burgers and enjoyment around our desk, and no just one makes times of relationship about craveable food additional unforgettable than Red Robin. We serve a wide variety of burgers and American favorites to Friends of all ages in a everyday, playful environment. In addition to our quite a few burger offerings, Crimson Robin serves a vast array of salads, appetizers, entrees, desserts, signature drinks and Donatos® pizza at select locations. It is now uncomplicated to take pleasure in Crimson Robin anyplace with online purchasing out there for to-go, shipping and catering, or you can obtain our new application for simple customization, entry to the Pink Robin Royalty® dashboard and additional. There are much more than 510 Red Robin restaurants throughout the United States and Canada, which include people running beneath franchise agreements. Pink Robin… YUMMM®!

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