National Restaurant Association (NRA) has announced this year’s co-chairs for the National Restaurant Association Show, Hotel-Motel Show.
Scott Redler, COO and co-founder at Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers and Mike Hickey, president at EcoLab will be instrumental in co-ordinating the Illinois event.
Throughout the years, Redler has owned, managed, and developed numerous restaurants and first started his career as a teenager in St, Louis where, at 15, he catered events for up to 6,000 guests.
During his 33 years at Ecolab, Hickey has held a number of key executive positions at the firm having started out as a territory manager-in-training in 1985.
Other roles include senior vice president and general manager of multiple operating units and senior vice president of global business development.
The 2019 National Restaurant Association Show will take place on at McCormick Place, Chicago on May 18-21.