Sue Bette Named Top Influential Restaurant Executive

Vermont Chamber member, and co-founder of the Vermont Independent Restaurants, Sue Bette, has been ranked one of the most influential restaurant executives nationwide. The annual list is voted on by peers in the restaurant industry and released by Nation’s Restaurant News. The 2022 selection emphasized “people who are evolving the restaurant industry through fresh ideas and game-changing approaches to leadership, workforce, equity and inclusion, investment, restaurant technology, supply chain, growth models and more.”

Sue, the Founder and Head Coach of Bluebird Hospitality, has been a champion for the industry throughout the pandemic, leading the advocacy effort that prompted the creation of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. She remains outspoken on the need for replenishment of the fund, as the industry continues to suffer the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The complete list of restaurant executives is available here.