FOOD FOR THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Author:

​JOHN D. BARKER

John is President & CEO of the Ohio Restaurant Association. His parents and family operated the Rustic Lounge restaurant and bar in the 1970s, He was an executive at Wendy’s for nearly 20 years and teaches at The Ohio State University. He writes about the foodservice industry, inspiring restaurateurs, important issues and thought leadership. If you have an idea or comment, contact him at 614. 246.0203 or at 

Author:

​JOHN D. BARKER

John is President & CEO of the Ohio Restaurant Association. His parents and family operated the Rustic Lounge restaurant and bar in the 1970s, He was an executive at Wendy’s for nearly 20 years and teaches at The Ohio State University. He writes about the foodservice industry, inspiring restaurateurs, important issues and thought leadership. If you have an idea or comment, contact him at 614. 246.0203 or at 

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Nov
13
Join us Nov. 30 in Cincinnati

Join us as we bring together other restaurateurs at our ORA Local Alliance Cincinnati on Nov. 30. Mayor John Cranley is our guest speaker at Sotto, 118 E. 6th St., from 11:30 am - 1 pm. RSVP by emailing Jen Lynch.


Apr
18
Restaurateurs meet with labor expert

An alliance meeting featured Graydon Head & Ritchey attorney Julie Pugh, a labor and compliance expert. Ms. Pugh led a roundtable group discussion about critical issues facing the foodservice industry. The meeting was held at Graydon’s event space in the Over-the-Rhine district, which sports a rapidly growing restaurant scene.