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Giggles ‘N Huggs Hires Kaufman

Former California Pizza Kitchen executive joins the emerging family-friendly restaurant chain.

Family-friendly restaurant chain Giggles N' Hugs, Inc. named John Kaufman, a 36-year industry veteran, its interim president.

Kaufman's background includes serving as president and COO of Koo Koo Roo, an emerging healthy and casual restaurant concept and as vice president of operations for California Pizza Kitchen. He even opened his own restaurant, Truxton's American Bistro, which had two locations.