Joe Palermo

VP of Operations, Chicken N Pickle

Joe Palermo was named Chicken N Pickle’s Vice President of Operations in 2022, bringing a solid track record in successful restaurant operations, knowledge of emerging technologies and trends, as well as research and development , in high - volume restaurants.

In his role with Chicken N Pickle, he provides strategic direction to guide the work of culinary and restaurant operations; identifies new technologies and systems to streamline training processes; assesses and improves opera tional and financial performance; and ensures that departmental decisions and project plans for staffing, development, organization, material efficiency and facilities are in line with the company’s business plan and vision.

Prior to joining Chicken N Pic kle, he served as Vice President of Operations/Research and Development for Grub Burger Bar’s 18 locations in Texas, Louisiana, Georgia and Florida. He has also held management positions with Twin Peaks, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, California Pizza Kit chen and Texas Roadhouse.