David Catalano, Accomplished Senior-Level Restaurant Executive, Joins Leading Casual Steakhouse Restaurant
David Catalano, a senior leadership executive with proven experience in both turnaround and high-growth restaurant companies, has joined Logan’s Roadhouse as Chief Operating Officer. In his role, Catalano will lead and oversee the entire operating team where he will be executing the current turnaround strategy.
“In this newly created role, David’s broad and diverse restaurant background and his demonstrated leadership qualities make him an ideal leader for the Logan’s operation team now and into the future,” said Hazem Ouf, CEO of Logan’s Roadhouse. “He has repeatedly demonstrated skills in management and development to deliver strong, sustainable results. Operations is the heart of our business, and I am delighted that he will be adding his proven experience and expertise to our high-level team of industry veterans.”
Catalano has significant full service restaurant experience and has held numerous executive leadership positions with public and private restaurant companies such as TGI Friday’s, Al Copeland Restaurant Group, Rave Cinemas, LLC and Apple Gold, the large Applebee’s franchisee. In addition, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Hard Rock International and most recently served as the COO of Joe’s Crab Shack, and Brick House Tavern and Tap until July 2016.
“I am proud to join the experienced and dynamic team at Logan’s as we continue to recruit and train the best of the best in the service industry while working together to create business-oriented and market-driven solutions,” said Catalano. “I look forward to working with the entire operations team as we implement efforts that drive Logan’s diverse business enterprise.”
Catalano holds a B.A. in psychology from State University of New York at Brockport, NY.
Logan’s Roadhouse is a leading mid-steakhouse headquartered in Nashville, TN. Offering wood-fire grilled steaks, signature yeast roll and American-inspired signature favorites for 25 years, Logan’s has 221 corporate and franchise restaurants in 23 states. For more information, visit www.logansroadhouse.com. To become a fan of Logan’s Roadhouse on Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/Logans.Roadhouse.