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VERTS Mediterranean Grill Names New Director of Operations

TGI Friday’s veteran Lanoce joins the fast-casual concept.

Fast-casual concept VERTS Mediterranean Grill appointed Valentino Lanoce to the newly created role of director of operations for Texas. A veteran of the restaurant industry with more than 20 years of experience, Lanoce had a six and a half year tenure with TGI Fridays, where he held a variety of positions, including director of operations and franchise business director.

In his new role, Lanoce will manage budgets, staffing and training. He will also oversee retail technology as well as catering.