Rick LeSage is a highly successful multi-brand operational leader specializing in fast casual and full-service restaurant brands. As a Senior Executive, he has recruited and developed top-level talent, supervised operations, developed marketing programs resulting in increased sales growth and implemented expense management tactics to improve profitability for the restaurant brands he supervised.
Rick was responsible for over 35 new built locations and 10 brand renovation changes accountable for hiring and development of the multi-unit operators and overseeing the construction, FFE and turnover process to the operational teams. His area of expertise includes brand expansion, securing top talent driving top line sales while reducing costs, turnaround situations, and improving execution to deliver a memorable guest experience.
Rick has his own independent consulting firm since 2014, developing start-ups and implementing efficiencies strategies and commercial financing for businesses to become more successful. He provides a strategic approach to improving your costs and creating a more efficient operation.