Restaurant Experience

Doug Bates Experience & Client Resume

Doug Bates has 40 years in the restaurant industry as an executive and consultant with  Supply Chain, Culinary, Research and Development, Food and Beverage, Quality Assurance, and Restaurant Operations. 


August 2015-Present

Cosi,Inc. Boston, MA  

Glide Memorial Church, San Francisco, CA 

Pat Tinker's Glasshouse Grill, Bartlesville, OK  

Homestyle Dining, Plano, TX  

Ponderosa Steakhouse, Plano, TX

Bonanza Steak & BBQ, Plano, TX

Consolidated Concepts, Boston, MA

November 2011-August 2015

Steak ‘n Shake, San Antonio, TX

Western Sizzlin, Roanoke, VA   

February 2011-January 2012

Paul Martin's Bistro, Sacramento, CA 

Eddie V’S Prime Seafood, Phoenix, AZ  

Wildfish Seafood Grille, Phoenix, AZ

Roaring Fork, Phoenix AZ


April 2008-January 2011

Red Robin, International, Greenwood Village, CO 

January 2006-February 2008

Rudy’s “Country Store” and Bar-B-Q, Norman, OK  

February 1998-December 2005 

Sargento Foods, Inc., Plymouth, WI

Bravo/Brio Group, Columbus, OH

Village Tavern, Winston-Salem, NC

Unipro Foodservice, Atlanta, GA

Saltgrass Steak House, Houston, TX

Rubicon Restaurants, Houston, TX

Tin Star, Plano, TX

P. F. Chang's, Phoenix, AZ

K&N Management, Austin, TX

Johnny Carino's, Austin, TX

Phil Romano, Dallas, TX

Roaring Fish, Phoenix AZ

Wildfish Seafood Grill, Phoenix, AZ 

Eddie V’S, Phoenix AZ


July 1979-January 1998

Brinker International, Chili's, Maggiano's, Eatzi's, Spageddies, On The Border, Cozymel's, Corner Bakery, Romano's Macaroni Grill

Sr VP, Purchasing (1995-1997)

Sr VP, Food & Beverage (1993-1995)

VP, Food & Beverage (1988-1993)

Director, Food & Beverage (1983-1988)

Chili’s Regional Director, (1982-1983)

Chili’s Manager, (1979-1982)

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Dallas, Texas , United States