Hospitality Business Management Paul Wise Distinguished Speaker Series

Anthony Wedo

Chairman, President and CEO

Premier Restaurant Group, LLC


Mr. Wedo is a highly successful leader, CEO and sought after advisor in the restaurant and hospitality industries. He possesses a unique background, demonstrating success as a Fortune 50 senior executive, an entrepreneur, and a turnaround CEO.  He most recently served as President, CEO and Director at Ovation® Brands, the leading buffet restaurant company in the U.S. with $900 million in revenue, 330 restaurants and 18,000 employees. He developed new restaurants in every major U.S. market totaling over 500 units and has recruited and managed franchisees in all parts of the country. During his more than 25-year career, he has led the turnaround of a variety of businesses, in the QSR, Fast Casual and Family Dining segments of the restaurant industry.  Wedo began his career in hospitality at PepsiCo, and grew to Vice President and General Manager of the Southeast Division of KFC.  Wedo went on to found Mid-Atlantic Restaurant Systems, the largest Area Developer and franchisee of Boston Market.


Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 2:00pm

Purnell Hall, 115
Purnell Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA

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Students, Lectures & Programs, Academics, Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Community, Lectures and Programs



Hospitality Business Management



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