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 jbarker@ohiorestaurant.org

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 jbarker@ohiorestaurant.org

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2017: Year in Review

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2017: Year in Review

In 2017, the Columbus Local Restaurant Alliance met several times for dynamic meetings discussing various topics impacting the industry and community.

​Read a few highlights below:

  • Columbus City Councilman Shannon Hardin discussed small and minority business development, public service and transportation matters.

  • Mayor Andrew Ginther discussed neighborhood development.

  • Local Restaurant Alliance members attended a Smart City update at the Idea Foundry in Franklintown.