Former Starbucks Executive Hired as CEO of True Food Kitchen

September 14, 2016

Fox Restaurant Concepts hired former Starbucks executive Christine Barone as chief executive officer of True Food Kitchen, an innovative restaurant brand founded by hospitality visionary Sam Fox and inspired by the principles of Dr. Andrew Weil’s anti-inflammatory food pyramid. Christine will work closely with Sam in FRC’s home office in Phoenix to transition True Food Kitchen into a stand-alone company under Centerbridge Partners’ majority ownership over the next year.

In her role, Barone will drive True Food Kitchen’s continued growth strategy, while building a world-class leadership team to support the company’s expansion. She will oversee the marketing, operations and expansion of True Food Kitchen and its