Human Resources Expert Joins Synergy Restaurant Consulting Group

Jun 14, 2010

Synergy Restaurant Consultants, the leading authority in foodservice innovation and efficiencies, further expanded the scope of its services to the industry today, announcing the appointment of human resources and risk management expert Chuck Conine as the newest member of Synergy’s talent team.

Conine, a graduate of the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and foodservice industry executive with over 35 years of experience designing and developing money-saving HR programs in recruitment, compensation/benefits, employee and labor relations, insurance and risk management. Conine’s background includes positions as the senior HR and risk management officer for both public and privately held restaurant and foodservice chains. He has also served as project manager to identify and realize HR, insurance and administrative savings during the merger of two iconic restaurant brands.

Synergy managing partner Dean Small commented: “We see Chuck as a valuable asset to our team who will support our ongoing efforts to be on the forefront of providing our clients with efficiency strategies. Chuck will bring decades of HR experience to our projects, helping our foodservice clients reduce their G&A, benefits and insurance expenses while enhancing their recruitment, retention and reward programs.”

A nationally recognized foodservice consulting firm, Synergy Restaurant Consultants was founded in 1988 and has partnered with over 200 restaurant chains and independent operators to provide winning strategies in restaurant operations and management, design, menu development, training, supply chain, restaurant startups, turnarounds and new concept development.

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