Advisory Council &
Innovation Forum Speaker

Robin Robison

Chief Operating Officer
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Modern Market Eatery

Robin is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Modern Restaurant Concepts, leading both Modern Market Eatery and Lemonade. Modern Market Eatery has 25 company owned restaurants and 3 licensed partnerships in 4 states currently. With past leadership roles at Red Robin, Bob Evans and Chili’s, Robin’s extensive experience has uniquely prepared her for creating and executing winning strategies. She is most passionate about people and developing winning teams that deliver outstanding financial results. Robin believes that positive environments fuel positive results. During Robin’s time with Brinker, she served as the project leader for the Leadership Principles for Women Task Force, which she formed to create “best in class” women leader mentorship programs. This collaborative effort earned Robin the Women’s Foodservice Forum Leadership award, which was given each year to a woman in the foodservice industry. Robin originally graduated from college to pursue her teaching degree and quickly fell in love with the restaurant business. She has worked in various facets of the business including recruiting, Director of Training & Development, Director of New Restaurant Openings, Director of Operations Services and Communication, VP of Operations to her current role as COO. However, her heart is in leading and influencing people and organizations to achieve outstanding results. Robin enjoys hiking, yoga, gardening and cooking as well as spending time with her family.