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Member Spotlight

Joe Tenczar, Restaurant CIO, Restaurant CIOs

Describe your work philosophy in one sentence.

Ask why before how and then attack it like your hair’s on fire.

What unique problem have you helped your company solve in the past year?

Understand guest behavior so much that we can now prescribe how they will act.

Why did you join RTN's Board of Governors?

Where else can you have a better opportunity to have a positive impact on the restaurant industry?

What's your favorite personal past-time?

Shopping for monocles.

What three words would you use to describe what's happening in the restaurant industry right now?

Disruption. Consolidation. Service.

What's your favorite restaurant? (not your own!)

Beauty & Essex

What's your most-used restaurant app?

Fuzzy’s Tacos

Restaurateur you most admire & why.

Randy Dewitt, he’s a restaurant incubation guru!

What technology are you most excited about for the future of restaurants?

Augmented Reality in the back of house.

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