Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. today reported that Sam Tancredi has been appointed to the role of Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of the Mitchell’s Fish Market division, effective immediately.
Mr. Tancredi brings more than thirty years of restaurant operations experience to Mitchell’s Fish Market, including five years as President, Franchisee and Development Partner of nine Bonefish Grills.
He began his career in the hospitality industry serving as General Manager and Western Regional Training Manager for The Magic Pan concept in Boston, MA. He also served as a Regional Vice President and Vice President for New Concepts of Louisville, KY based Chi Chi’s. Prior to that, Mr. Tancredi spent twelve years in leadership roles at Outback Steakhouse, Inc., initially as a Joint Venture Partner, followed by service as President of Outback Catering. Most recently, Mr. Tancredi was a Franchisee and Chief Operating Officer of six Paradise Bakery & Cafes in Indianapolis, IN.