Veggie Grill, the popular West Coast fast-casual restaurant concept committed to revolutionizing the way guests eat, think and talk about vegetarian food, has announced the addition of Gantry Praw as Vice President of Marketing for the rapidly expanding company. Praw’s experience in developing cross-channel marketing and communications strategies will play a vital role in leading the integrated marketing efforts for Veggie Grill.
With 17 years of marketing, public relations and communications expertise within the hospitality, food service and retail industries, Praw is accomplished at developing marketing strategies for a variety of industry leaders, having counseled brands such as Hot Topic Inc., The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California Pizza Kitchen, Starbucks, The HoneyBaked Ham Company, Gap and Old Navy.
“We are excited to have Gantry leading the marketing team as we continue to shape and grow Veggie Grill,” said Greg Dollarhyde, Chief Energizing Officer for Veggie Grill. “Having Gantry spearhead our marketing strategy is a big win for our company as we further our mission to bring better-for-you food to our communities.”
As Vice President of Marketing for Veggie Grill, Praw will oversee all marketing and communications strategies and programs, guest loyalty, social media, and the corporate marketing team and its agencies. Praw, a Los Angeles resident, graduated with a Bachelor of International Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
Veggie Grill, headquartered in Santa Monica, California, is a premium fast-casual restaurant chain that features a satisfying and energizing variety of hot sandwiches and burgers, wraps, entrée salads, homestyle plates, daily soups, organic teas and housemade desserts prepared with hearty, plant-based proteins and wholesome ingredients. Veggie Grill renders the impossible possible: 100-percent plant-based food that is convenient, affordable and craveable. Veggie Grill currently has 22 locations along the West Coast with additional locations opening soon. More information and the full menu are available online at www.veggiegrill.com. Become a fan of Veggie Grill on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/veggiegrill or follow on Twitter at http://twitter.com/veggiegrill.