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Lemonade Restaurant Group to Update Management Team

Former Universal Studios Hollywood executive Larry Kurzweil will become president and CEO of Lemonade Restaurant Group effective Dec. 1, 2016. Company co-founders Alan Jackson and Ian Olsen will assume the role of chairman and chief culinary officer and chief development officer, respectively, of the Los Angeles-based fast-casual restaurant company that serves seasonal California cuisine.

Kurzweil served as president and COO of Universal Studios Hollywood, where he oversaw the theme park and Universal CityWalk, an outdoor entertainment complex with more than 60 restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. Prior to Universal, he held a variety of executive marketing and management positions at Darden Restaurants, Nestle Foods, and General Mills.