Bloomin’ Brands Global Chief Development Officer Joins Restaurant Tech Start-Up
Tapped Inc. announced that Suk Singh, Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer and Franchising for Bloomin’ Brands, has joined their board of directors. Suk Singh will join Dr. Pankaj Maskara and Founder & CEO Avinash Tiwari as the primary board members, as the company makes a push to penetrate major restaurant groups.
Mr. Singh is responsible for leading the worldwide development efforts for Bloomin’ Brands, the restaurant group that brings us Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grille, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse. Before his time with Bloomin’ Brands, he served as Chief Development Officer for Darden Restaurants, and had leadership roles in development, real estate and construction for the Burger King Corporation, two of the largest restaurant companies in the world.
“Suk Singh is one of the most highly regarded development executives in the restaurant industry, and we are very excited to have him become a member of our board,” says Avinash Tiwari, Tapped Inc.’s Founder & CEO. “His experience and understanding of the large restaurant brands will be a major asset to Tapped Inc. as we start to penetrate some of the more well-known restaurants”
When Mr. Singh was asked about joining the board of Tapped Inc. he had this to say.
“I'm very excited to be a part of Tapped Inc. Working with restaurant groups for the majority of my career, I can see the massive potential and value this software can provide to the industry. Also, the team Avi has built around him is very strong, so between the team and the software I am very confident we will have a big impact on the hospitality industry.”
Tapped Inc’s “TappedApp”, which allows guests to search for and rate the best bartenders and servers in their city, has only been available four weeks and they are already making waves in the restaurant industry. With the addition of Suk Singh, Tapped Inc. has positioned itself to be a major player in the fast-growing restaurant tech space.