DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LoneStar Restaurant Supply, a division of ABC Hotel and Restaurant Supply, Inc., announced the promotion of Drew Mallett to Corporate Chef and appointment of industry veteran Ken Harrison as Business Development Manager.
Drew Mallett is based out of the South Central Region of Texas and brings a unique combination of corporate and culinary experience. He is no stranger to kitchen operations in a variety of environments, from fine dining to private clubs to corporate dining. Mallett previously served as Business Development Manager and will continue to drive existing and new sales opportunities, but will focus on culinary trends and strategies to better serve a niche market from a culinary perspective. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania Culinary Institute and Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts.
Ken Harrison will drive existing and new sales opportunities in the South Central Region of Texas. He will work closely with LoneStar’s sales and marketing teams, as well as customers, dealers and distributor networks. In his 25+ years of foodservice sales experience, Harrison has held sales management positions and has worked for some of the largest food manufacturers in the world, including Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Quaker Oats and Sara Lee, and has managed and sold products through broad line distributors like Sysco, US Foods and Ben E Keith.
“Drew and Ken bring tremendous experience to these roles,” said Darren Anderson, President and COO of ABC Hotel and Restaurant Supply, Inc. “Their industry knowledge and experience will help ensure that we remain a cutting edge industry leader in the foodservice industry.”
LoneStar will be participating as a sponsor for Taste Addison that will take place May 19-21. The event will take place at Addison Circle Park located at 4970 Addison Circle Dr., Addison, TX 75001. Over the course of the weekend, it is expected to be over 50,000 attendees.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, LoneStar is one of several private equity backed brands under the ABCHRS, Inc. banner that are changing the way restaurant operators manage their equipment and smallwares supply chain. LoneStar offers solutions for new restaurant construction, remodels, conversions, roll outs and replenishment as well as special logistics services. Visit our website at www.lonestarrs.com.