RDE, Inc., the owner and operator of Restaurant.com, the nation’s largest restaurant-focused digital deals brand, announce the appointment of Vincent “Bo” Jackson to its Restaurant Advisory Board consisting of Chefs and Restaurateurs.

Vincent “Bo” Jackson has achieved elite performance in his current business endeavors as well as his prior sports career.  Over the past three decades, Bo Jackson has been successfully operating several businesses, perfecting strategies and venturing into new business opportunities and projects to ultimately form Jackson & Partners, LLC; is an importer and processor of value-added innovative products across multiple categories globally. Positioned to provide customer solutions options unrivaled in value, the company is known for quality and reliability. While also operating Jackson & Partners Restaurant Group, LLC which has plans to expand into various critical function areas such as Menu LTO Concept Development, Brand Development, Supply Chain Management, Ingredient Sourcing, Consumer Repositioning and Restaurant Specific Marketing utilizing the resources of Jackson & Partners Restaurant Group Parent Company, J&P which has a highly specialized marketing and brand development division. 

Prior to his current successful business activities, Bo Jackson reached similar elite achievements in his sport career. As the only professional athlete in history to be named an All-Star in both baseball and football, Bo Jackson knows what it takes to perform at the highest level and as part of a team.  Bo will be bringing that understanding to Restaurant.com and its partners.

RDE’s Chief Executive Officer Ketan Thakker, comments, “We are honored to have Bo Jackson join our Restaurant Advisory Board and look forward to working closely with him and his team. The timing is ideal as the restaurant industry exits COVID restrictions, enhancing RDE, Inc. and Restaurant.com’s presence to help restaurants grow while consumers enjoy their meal experiences. Jackson and Partners’ customer centric solution-based sales and marketing company created specifically to service the food industry makes an ideal partner as we seek to expand our visibility and awareness.”

Bo Jackson, states, “My team and I at Jackson & Partners help build valued brands, generate a high-level of demand, create sustainable sales, shape consumer perceptions, expand markets both domestically and internally and deliver services other companies are not equipped to do. I am excited to join RDE, Inc.’s Restaurant Advisory Board to utilize my knowledge and relationships to continue that mission. I look forward to working with the team and additional Restaurant Advisory Board members to expand the Restaurant.com brand and its services to the hospitality community which will boost the individual restaurants and the industry as a whole.”