Pokeworks named Michael Walters the chain’s chief operating officer and hired Larry Sidoti to serve as chief development officer. Walters served as Pokeworks’ interim COO since September 2020.
In his new role Sidoti will oversee the development team and lead the restaurant chain's real estate and site selection strategy, construction management and franchise recruitment. Before taking on this role with Pokeworks, Sidoti was the CDO for Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh. His restaurant industry background also includes executive positions at Paris Baguette, Ruby's Diner, Yogurtland, Ms. Fields, and Juice it Up.
Pokeworks also introduced Steve Heeley as the chain’s chief marketing officer.