IRVINE, Calif., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mimi's Cafe announced that Scott Miller has been named Vice President of Finance effective immediately.
Scott has over a decade of senior-level financial management experience and proven success managing profitable turnarounds in the casual dining industry. Prior to joining Mimi's Cafe, he was at Carlson Restaurant Inc. for 10 years working with the T.G.I. Friday's and Pick Up Stix brands in various financial leadership roles. During his tenure at Carlson, Scott spent a year working as a restaurant general manager to better understand the day-to-day operations and intricacies of restaurant management to improve his understanding as a restaurant group CFO. Most recently he was the CFO at El Gallo Giro, a multi-unit taqueria. He earned an MBA at Indiana University and a BS in Business Administration-Accounting at University of New Hampshire.
"Scott is a very strong VP of Finance and an excellent addition to the Mimi's team. He is a proven driver of success in casual dining brands and is a great cultural fit for Mimi's," said Phil Costner, President of Mimi's Cafe. "Scott embodies our commitment to create the strongest team in the industry as a part of our brand revitalization effort. Like me, and the entire Mimi's family he whole heartedly believes in the potential of Mimi's Cafe and is looking forward to playing a significant role in building a very bright future for the brand."
"Mimi's Cafe is a brand with tremendous potential," Miller said. "I'm pleased to be on board with the Mimi's and Le Duff America team during this exciting time to help bring the brand back to its French heritage."
ABOUT MIMI'S CAFE
Founded by Arthur Simms, who was stationed in France during World War II, Mimi's Cafe is a neighborhood bistro inspired by the wonderful flavors, wines and unmistakable ambience of Paris, and named after a captivating mademoiselle he met named Mimi. In 1978, he opened the first Mimi's Cafe inspired by his memories of Mimi and passion for good food, wine and camaraderie that he remembered so fondly. Mimi's Cafe is owned by Le Duff America, Inc. and has 145 locations in 24 states. More info at www.MimisCafe.com.
SOURCE Mimi's Cafe