Chef Art Pour Restaurant Group names Brian O'Malley as CEO

The Chagrin Falls-based group that operates the Burntwood Tavern, M Italianand Rose Italian Kitchen restaurant brands in Northeast Ohio has a new CEO.

Chef Art Pour Restaurant Group, which calls itself CAPRG, announced in a news release that Brian O'Malley has taken over the top role effective Monday, Aug. 27. O'Malley comes to CAPRG from Columbus-based Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, where he had worked for 20 years and since 2016 was president and CEO. Bravo Brio, operator of brands including Bravo! Cucina Italiana and Brio Tuscan Grille, was acquired earlier this year by FoodFirst Global Restaurants Inc., a new company that is controlled by GP Investments Ltd.

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