CHICAGO, IL, May 13, 2021 – Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, one of the nation’s leading casual dining restaurant brands today announced the addition of Beth Scott as Chief Restaurant Officer.
“We are excited to welcome Beth to the team where her skills and counsel will add great value to our executive leadership team and thinking,” said Tim McEnery, Cooper’s Hawk CEO and Founder. “We are excited to build on the strength of our current management team as we build on our brand’s innovation, momentum and guest experiences.”
In Scott’s role, she will lead operations for 45+ restaurants and oversee 6,000 employees while supporting the growth of new restaurants and improving operational efficiency. Previously, Scott served as President of Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar (a Bloomin’ Brands company) with $300M in annual revenue, where she was responsible for long range strategic planning for 65 restaurants and 4500+ employees.
Prior to joining Bloomin’ Brands, Scott led Food & Beverage Experience Planning and Integration for Disney Parks & Resorts. Across the full scale and scope of those operations, Scott was responsible for the reimagining and development of concepts, programs, tools, and resources that enabled the company’s food & beverage operations teams to deliver dining experiences that produced lasting memories for millions of guests.
Scott has a diverse hospitality background having held senior positions with Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Loews Hotels, Todd English’s Olive Group, and House of Blues Entertainment Group. Beth is a passionate advocate for the restaurant industry, serving as a board member for the National Restaurant Association. She is also committed to advancing opportunities for women in the industry through company women’s resource groups, through industry-events and speaking engagements (e.g., Women’s Foodservice Forum and others), and through engagement with student activities at Cornell, Boston University, and other university programs. She was named to NRN’s 2019 and 2021 Power List – fifty people who represent the best in restaurant leaders.
About Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
Founded in 2005 by CEO Tim McEnery, Cooper’s Hawk was ranked one of the top 10 fastest growing restaurant groups by NRN years in a row and recently won USA Today’s 10Best Reader’s Choice Award. The brand is built on the belief that food and wine hold the power to forge lasting connections and create memorable moments that enrich lives. The company is home to nearly 500,000 Wine Club members and operates 45 locations in 10 states. The concept combines a modern casual restaurant, Napa-style tasting room and artisanal retail market to create an entirely new hospitality experience. Cooper’s Hawk has won over 600 awards for its wine and has been named the Official Wine of the Screen Actors Guild® Awards.
Connect with Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants:
- Website: chwinery.com
- Instagram: @CHWinery
- Twitter: @CHWinery
- Facebook.com: /coopershawk