Johnny Rockets announced a partnership with foodservice consulting group EMPAD to support purchasing and distribution for the brand’s U.S. restaurants. 

As part of the relationship, EMPAD will assist Johnny Rockets with distributor pricing verification, analysis, sourcing, and more to improve the supply chain process for the brand’s franchise and corporate-owned restaurants.

“With Johnny Rockets continued growth and development, including new prototypes and global expansion, now is the ideal time to partner with EMPAD to support our brand’s supply chain initiatives, including sourcing the best contracts and pricing for our franchisees,” says James Leung, executive director of purchasing. “We are focused on operating a supply chain that manages costs and sources the best products and benefits for our franchisees. In working with EMPAD, we are able to improve our procedures and further our relationships with distributors across the country.”

EMPAD aligns with restaurant and franchise companies to provide supply chain strategy and implement changes needed to impact a company’s bottom line. With a client roster that includes Kona Grill and Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the consulting group specializes in the purchasing and distribution of food, non-food items and service contracts.

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