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CraftWorks Adds Frankenthaler to Culinary Team

Stan Frankenthaler has joined CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. as chief officer of food, beverage and supply. 

 In his new role, Frankenthaler will lead the brand's culinary reinvention efforts and oversee food and beverage initiatives for all CraftWorks' concepts, including Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants, Rock Bottom Restaurants & Breweries, Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom and ChopHouse.

A nationally recognized chef, entrepreneur and author, Frankenthaler comes to CraftWorks from Dunkin' Brands, where he served as vice president of global innovation and executive corporate chef. Prior to joining Dunkin' Brands, Frankenthaler was owner and chef of Salamander and The Blue Room, a Boston area restaurant. He also led North Atlantic Culinary Development for Whole Foods. Frankenthaler is a three-time James Beard nominee and author of "The Occidental Tourist."