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Jonathan Muhtar

Jonathan Muhtar

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Jonathan Muhtar is responsible for driving all aspects of Red Robin’s marketing and menu, positioning the brand for optimum performance in the highly competitive casual dining industry.  He leads Red Robin teams in the areas of menu innovation and implementation, customer relationship management, social media, brand positioning, pricing, promotions and field marketing, as well as directing media strategy.  Jonathan brings to Red Robin more than 20 years of experience in branding, marketing and product innovation.

Before joining the Red Robin team, Jonathan served as executive vice president and chief marketing officer for the Captain D’s restaurant chain where he built and led a team that helped revitalize the brand and drive significant improvements in same store sales and unit volumes.  He previously held global marketing, new concept strategy and product marketing roles during a highly successful career at Burger King, served as a consultant at Swander Pace & Company and, as an entrepreneur, owned and operated the first Smoothie King franchise in South Florida.

Jonathan holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Tulane University. He and his wife, Camille, include raising their two daughters and son among their many passions. 

Jonathan’s favorite Red Robin burger is the Whiskey River BBQ Burger.