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Johnny Rockets Names Jim Kensinger Vice President, Operations Services And Training

Aliso Viejo, Calif. – May 21, 2015 – Johnny Rockets, the global restaurant chain, announced today the appointment of Jim Kensinger as the company’s new Vice President of Operations Services and Training.Kensinger brings more than 35 years of experience to the Johnny Rockets team.  Prior to joining the company, Kensinger held the position of Executive Vice President at Catalina Restaurant Group, parent company of Coco’s Bakery Restaurants and Carrows Restaurants.  While there, Kensinger primarily oversaw operations and training and supervised the development and implementation of numerous improvements including food and labor management systems.“I am eager to join the Johnny Rockets team and look forward to working with this experienced group, as well as our franchise partners, to support the impressive growth of the company,” says Jim Kensinger. During his career with Catalina Restaurant Group, Jim received numerous promotions, growing with the company from regional and district management to the executive team.  His experience with family style, full-service restaurant brands includes franchising, facilities, information technology and real estate.Jim Kensinger will be based at Johnny Rockets’ headquarters in Aliso Viejo, CA.###About Johnny Rockets:Johnny Rockets is an international restaurant franchise that offers food and fun reminiscent of feel-good Americana. Every Johnny Rockets restaurant serves simple, great-tasting food from a menu of all-American favorites, including made-to-order burgers, crispy American Fries and rich, delicious hand-spun shakes and malts. This dynamic lifestyle brand offers friendly service with upbeat music, contributing to the chain’s signature atmosphere of relaxed, casual fun. Founded in 1986, Johnny Rockets operates more than 330 franchise and corporate locations in 26 countries around the world.  For more information, visit www.johnnyrockets.com.  Media Contact:Elisa GraciaaTrevelino/Kelleregraciaa@trevelinokeller.com (404) 214-0722 Ext. 119