June 07, 2017 // Franchising.com // Tampa, Fla. - World of Beer, an international craft beer tavern franchise headquartered in Tampa, Fla., announced the promotion of its Vice President of Operations, Dave Reid, to a new role as Chief Operating Officer.
For the past year, Reid has served as the Vice President of Operations, overseeing the operations and growth of the business. Reid is a 30-year veteran in the restaurant and hospitality industries working in every position. Prior to the past year at World of Beer, he was the Chairman of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association and spent 21 years as the Executive Vice President at Miller’s Ale House. During his time at Miller’s, he oversaw 70 locations with over 6,000 employees in 10 states.
Reid assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer in February.
“Reid’s commitment to World of Beer has helped to grow our concept and better serve our guests. We are excited to see him in the new role of Chief Operating Officer, as we believe it will bring great growth to our company and brand,” said Paul Avery, CEO and President of World of Beer. “He has a proven track record of success that will assist us in our next stage of development here at World of Beer.”
Celebrating the popularity of craft beer and its culture, World of Beer has more than 75 taverns in 22 states. Each tavern has 50 rotating daily taps, so guests will discover something new and unique on every visit. Supporting local charities through fundraising efforts and in-kind and other donations is a key part of the World of Beer franchise.
World of Beer is the ultimate craft beer haven that offers guests a global beer experience right from the barstool. The original craft beer tavern complements its database of more than 30,000 beers with a signature tavern fare menu featuring a variety of elevated comfort food that provides the perfect marriage of food and beer for an unparalleled experience. Because, the way WOB sees it, guests should do more than drink a beer - they should drink it in. World of Beer encourages guests to drink in the moments they encounter at the tavern, whether it be through the bottle, the glass, the menu or the company. WOB offers the best craft variety on the planet to the beer aficionado and casual beer fan alike. Taverns are currently open in China, South Korea, and 23 states including AL, AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA and WI and will be opening soon in IN and OK. Visit www.worldofbeer.com.
SOURCE World of Beer