Mon, 20 July 2015
Today we talk about how powerful it is to: have the desire to learn, surround yourself with people who are better than you at doing certain things and why you need the right capital and not just any capital when you're getting started.
Larry is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and has over 30 years of experience as a restaurant company owner, professional manager, and industry consultant. Reinstein Founded and held the position of President and CEO for Fresh Concepts, the company that owned and operated brands including: Fresh City, Souper Salad, Planet Coffee, Fresh Concept Café, Pistachio’s and Church Street Bar and Grill. Following this, he served Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina as President, where he had a HUGE impact on the brands success. Today, he is serving as president of LJR Hospitality Ventures where he offers strategic counsel to his clients. He is the recipient of the Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award and the Best of the Best Food and Beverage Award from the Young Presidents Organization. On top of all of this, he is the current chair of the National Association Fast Casual Industry Council.