BY QSR MAGAZINE – Vitality Bowls, a leading superfood café, announced the appointment of Dave Malinowski as Chief Operating Officer.
“Dave is the perfect fit for the Vitality Bowls team,” says Tara Gilad, co-founder of Vitality Bowls. “He joins us with an expansive amount of operations knowledge and a strong background building brands in the restaurant industry that will allow us to continue to provide exceptional support to our existing franchisees, and to further grow Vitality Bowls’ presence across the country.”
As Vitality Bowls’ new COO, Malinowski is responsible for the national strategic and operational leadership supporting franchisee sales and operations, as well as furthering the franchise opportunity for the brand as a whole.
Prior to joining Vitality Bowls, Malinowski spent years in the restaurant industry, most recently serving in various operations roles for Swallow Restaurant Group and Liquiteria in New York, where he supported building systems and cultures across both brands.
As Malinowski steps into his role as COO, he brings impressive goals of helping Vitality Bowls become one of the top franchise brands in the country by providing strong support to franchisees and creating new systems to increase back office efficiency.
Malinowski joins Vitality Bowls amid a dynamic growth phase for the brand. Since launching in 2011, the concept has ignited significant growth, with more than 100 cafes now open or in development across the country.