CEO Lecture Series: Robert Morris University

Jeff Broadhurst,
President and CEO, Eat’n Park Hospitality Group

On May 11, RMU trustee Jeff Broadhurst, president and CEO of Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, gave an upbeat talk to 100 alumni, donors, and other friends of Robert Morris University. Jeff spoke of the values that animate this iconic Pittsburgh-based restaurant chain, and how Eat'n Park empowers its employees to give diners the best possible experience and live the company's mission every day. Jeff's speech will be live soon, but in the meantime, check out pictures of the event.

JEFF BROADHURST

Jeff-BroadhurstJeff Broadhurst, a member of the RMU Board of Trustees, is President & CEO of Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, a provider of over 175 diversified food service locations throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Eat’n Park Hospitality Group encompasses three integrated business divisions — Eat’n Park Restaurants, a full-service, family restaurant chain; Parkhurst Dining, a provider of contract dining services to colleges, universities, corporations and cultural destinations; and Cura Hospitality, a provider of dining services to senior living facilities, retirement communities, and regional hospitals. The company presently does business in eight states and has over 9,000 team members. Newer ventures outside the company’s three major brands include Hello bistro, serving burgers and fresh salads located in Oakland, South Side, and downtown; Six Penn Kitchen, an upscale American bistro located in the cultural district downtown; The Porch at Schenley, a neighborhood bistro in the heart of Oakland; Delicious Raw, an exciting new fresh fruit and vegetable juice bar located downtown; and Smileycookie.com, a mail order gifting business.

Jeff joined Eat’n Park Hospitality Group as Director of Business Development for Parkhurst Dining in 1996 following a five-year career with Federated Investors in their Chicago and Kentucky markets. In 2002, he was promoted to President of Parkhurst Dining and in 2006 took over the responsibilities of President of Eat’n Park Restaurants. In 2008, Jeff became President and CEO of Eat’n Park Hospitality Group. Jeff received his undergraduate degree in Hotel Management from Cornell University and his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business.

 

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