Paul Mangiamele
Paul Mangiamele
Owner, Chairman & CEO
Legendary Restaurant Brands

In early 2015, Paul and his wife Gwen put their money where their passion is by purchasing the venerable Bennigan’s brand and its sister concept, Steak and Ale. Now united under Legendary Restaurant Brands LLC, along with the fast-casual concept Bennigan’s On the Fly, the brands are poised for an exciting new era. Paul has been the President and CEO of Bennigan’s Franchising Company since 2011. Formerly, he was President and CEO of Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina, an award-winning fast-casual Mexican chain. His background includes operations, marketing, franchise development, and broker and distributor networks, as well as building and leading teams in start-up, growth and Fortune 500 environments. He’s also been on the franchisee side by building Uno Chicago Grills in the Midwest.

Paul Mangiamele
Paul Mangiamele
Owner, Chairman & CEO
Legendary Restaurant Brands

In early 2015, Paul and his wife Gwen put their money where their passion is by purchasing the venerable Bennigan’s brand and its sister concept, Steak and Ale. Now united under Legendary Restaurant Brands LLC, along with the fast-casual concept Bennigan’s On the Fly, the brands are poised for an exciting new era. Paul has been the President and CEO of Bennigan’s Franchising Company since 2011. Formerly, he was President and CEO of Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina, an award-winning fast-casual Mexican chain. His background includes operations, marketing, franchise development, and broker and distributor networks, as well as building and leading teams in start-up, growth and Fortune 500 environments. He’s also been on the franchisee side by building Uno Chicago Grills in the Midwest.