Black History Month: Execs talk about diversity in the restaurant industry
Though many successful careers do unfold within the heart of the operation, the restaurant industry offers vast opportunities to apply myriad skills and career callings, from the practice of law to financial and tax talent to nutrition and food-safety expertise to human resources, information technology, and supply chain leadership.
This Black History Month, the National Restaurant Association spotlights the achievements of three industry executives and the four proprietors of Leah Chase’s Dooky Chase restaurant in New Orleans.
In the following profiles, Horace Dawson of Red Lobster, James Fripp of Yum! Brands International, Max Langenkamp of Cintas, plus Stella Chase Reese, Tracie Haydel Griffin, Eve Marie Haydel, and Zoe Chase—representing three generations of Chase family restaurateurs—share how they are succeeding in their multiple and varied restaurant career paths.
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Red Lobster
Tracie Haydel Griffin, Zoe Chase, Stella Chase Reese, Eve Marie Haydel
Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, Yum! Brands International
Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Cintas