Workshop Speakers

Juan Martinez

Principal & Founder
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Profitality Labor Guru

Juan Martinez is a 37-year foodservice industry veteran.  Juan is Principal and Founder of Profitality Labor Guru, an Industrial Engineering Consulting Company that helps foodservice brands improve efficiency to drive better “unit economics” that can fuel Brand Growth.  Juan’s experience spans to over 100 different (global) concepts across all menu and service system offerings, including 17 years at Burger King and The Pillsbury Company restaurant team.  Juan is a licensedProfessional Engineer, with a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech, and an MS and PhD degree in Engineering Management and Ergonomics from the University of Miami. He is a member of several professional organizations, including a Board of Trustee member in Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI), as well as the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE).  As an industry “thought leader” Juan frequently speaks at industry gatherings, and has written over 100 articles in foodservice journals, including a regular column in Foodservice Equipment & Supplies.  Juan is also a Fellow of The Culinary Institute of America.