Michael Dean

Michael Dean

Michael Dean is chief operating officerof JINYA Ramen Bar. He joined JINYA in January 2020, and as the company’s COO he oversees all restaurant operations, marketing, restaurant development, IT, and training functions. Michael was previously the COO of Giordano’s, and prior to that he served as senior vice president for Olive Garden restaurants, a company within the Darden Restaurants portfolio. During his tenure he was recognized for leading the company with their best record in management and hourly turnover. Dean, before he moved to the Midwest, he led key initiatives to support the unique labor environment in California. (Los Angeles, CA). @jinyaramenbar