John Grubb joined the UFood Restaurant Group Inc. (OTC BB:UFFC.OB – News) team as vice president of business development.

He’ll focus on expansion within non-traditional venues of airports, colleges, hospitals, and other special locations. Previously, John spent 10 years at McDonald’s as director of special development in Oak Brook where the non-traditional site portfolio grew to more than 3,000 sites.

He also held posts as Director of Development at Au Bon Pain and director of business development at Morrison’s, specializing in non-traditional restaurant development. Most recently, John served as senior director of franchise development at British Petroleum and was responsible for US and international development of franchised convenience stores.

John is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration and has more than 30 years experience within the hospitality industry.