O’Charley’s is proud to announce that Dwaine Stoneroad, General Manager for O’Charley’s in Charleston, SC, was named General Manager of the Year in the full service category by Restaurant Business (a leading industry publication). Awards for GM of the year were also given by Restaurant Business for the limited service and independent restaurant categories.
The criteria used by Restaurant Business for selection of GM of the Year are as follows: proven financial acumen; proven managerial and inspirational skills; recruitment and retention; leadership ability; talent development; promoting diversity; and creating a positive work culture.
“We are excited for Dwaine’s recognition as an amazing leader and the ‘best of the best’ GM across all full service restaurants in America. The general manager position is critical to the success of any restaurant, and we are blessed to have someone who absolutely fulfills the selection criteria at O’Charley’s,” said O’Charley’s CEO Craig Barber. “We appreciate the focus by Restaurant Business to recognize GMs with these awards.”
GM of the Year winners were honored at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago on Sunday, May 21. As part of the recognition, it is also important to note that Paul Tellier, general manager of the Foxboro, MA Ninety-Nine Restaurant & Pub, a sister brand to O’Charley’s, was named as an honorable mention in the award process.
O’Charley’s was born in Nashville, Tennessee and has served craveable American food and drinks inspired by their Southern roots since 1971. O’Charley’s more than 120 restaurants across the Southeast and Midwest. In addition to great food, good times and famous unsliceably soft rolls, O’Charley’s welcomes guests with genuine hospitality every time they walk through our doors or use our curbside delivery. To find an O’Charley’s location near you, please visit www.OCharleys.com. O’Charley’s is also on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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