Brian Sullivan

The previous California Pizza Kitchen govt will be main the brand’s menu revamp strategy

Red Robin Names Brian Sullivan as VP of Culinary & Beverage InnovationEnglewood, CO  (Restaurant Information ReleasePink Robin Connoisseur Burgers and Brews is psyched to announce the employing of Brian Sullivan as its new Vice President of Culinary & Beverage Innovation. Sullivan will be top the brand’s attempts to elevate the visitor dining working experience, which contain investing more in foods high quality and refreshing the menu, as section of the recently-unveiled “North Star” 5-point turnaround system to generate more robust effects for the organization.

Sullivan is nicely-positioned to lead this initiative as a visionary chief with above 40 decades of business-top experience in meals and beverage innovation, menu system, franchise partnerships and retail foods growth.

In his 34-yr job at California Pizza Kitchen, culminating in his purpose as Senior Vice President of Culinary Innovation, he led the company’s inventive progress and deployment of new menu objects, infusing flavors from his worldwide travels – to Thailand, China, Italy, Japan, and France – into craveable, legendary dishes and recipes. He also authored three cookbooks featuring his special spin on California cuisine and California-fashion pizzas. From the farmers’ market to the desk, Brian has impressed lots of to put on an apron and develop awesome food items. As he likes to say, “If you prepare dinner with like, your food constantly tastes better!”

“I loved functioning with Brian in the course of my time at California Pizza Kitchen and take into consideration him one particular of the very best culinary minds in the market,” stated G.J. Hart, Purple Robin President and Main Government Officer. “I am excited he has joined Purple Robin and will be primary our culinary and beverage system.  Menu quality and innovation is a major part of our comeback approach and Brian and his staff are making terrific progress on menu enhancements we will roll out afterwards this calendar year.”

Sullivan included, “I am enthusiastic to be part of an legendary brand like Crimson Robin, recognized for their large selection of gourmand burgers, bottomless fries, and innovative drinks. It has been a blast diving in my very first few months right here, conference the crew and our operators, and identifying upside on excellent and innovation. We are likely to create an astounding menu and have a ton of exciting!”

About Pink Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB)

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (, is a everyday dining restaurant chain founded in 1969 that operates by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Purple Robin Global, Inc., and beneath the trade name, Purple Robin Connoisseur Burgers and Brews. We imagine practically nothing brings individuals with each other like burgers and enjoyment all around our table, and no a single helps make moments of connection more than craveable foodstuff a lot more unforgettable than Red Robin. We serve a wide range of burgers and American favorites to Visitors of all ages in a everyday, playful atmosphere. In addition to our a lot of burger choices, Red Robin serves a huge array of salads, appetizers, entrees, desserts, signature drinks and Donatos® pizza at select locations. It is now effortless to get pleasure from Crimson Robin wherever with on the web ordering offered for to-go, delivery and catering, or you can download our new app for effortless customization, access to the Pink Robin Royalty® dashboard and additional. There are additional than 510 Purple Robin eating places across the United States and Canada, like individuals functioning less than franchise agreements. Purple Robin… YUMMM®!

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