Paul Carolan

Paul Carolan

Paul Carolan is the president of Dallas-based Bruegger’s Bagels. He previously served as chief development officer for Bruegger’s parent company, Le Duff America, which also owns la Madeleine Country French Café, Brioche Dorée, Mimi’s Café and Bruegger’s Bagels, among many others. Before joining Le Duff America, he held top development positions at Sun Capital Partners, the well-known private equity investing company with holdings that consist of more than 1,900 restaurants, and Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc.

Earlier in his career, Carolan was regional vice president and vice president of standards for ARAMARK’s Business Services division, which included overseeing restaurant operations and new location development. He developed his base of restaurant experience with Host Marriott, where he spent nineteen years in a series of supervisory roles.

A certified public accountant (CPA) and graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Accounting, Carolan and his wife, Jill, reside in Fort Worth, Texas. They have two grown daughters and are proud grandparents.

70% Of Consumers Want Breakfast All Day: Should Your Truckstop Offer It?

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The National Restaurant Association’s 2015 Restaurant Industry Forecast showed that 70 percent of consumers wanted restaurants to serve breakfast throughout the day. It also showed an increase in interest in “breakfast for dinner” in the millennial demographic.