Velvet Taco, the Dallas-based, funky, fast-casual restaurant known for creating tacos with international flavors, has selected Ken Brendemihl as Senior Vice President of Operations. He brings more than 25 years of industry expertise to the position having held senior leadership roles with national brands including Brinker International, Texas Roadhouse and California Pizza Kitchen.
“Ken brings such valuable leadership and experience to our company, especially during this period of rapid growth,” says Clay Dover, Velvet Taco’s president and taco maker. “The backbone of any great restaurant is having solid operating processes that function like a well-oiled machine and can be implemented in any market and any location. Ken has a proven history of doing just this, and we know his vision will help every aspect of our operations as we continue to expand.”
In his role, Brendemihl will oversee daily operations at Velvet Taco’s nine locations throughout Texas and Illinois, as well as additional new locations slated to open in 2019. He makes his home in Lucas, Texas.