Jonathan Muhtar

Jonathan Muhtar

Executive Vice President and Chief Concept Officer

Jonathan Muhtar is responsible for leading all aspects of concept development and brand innovation to transform and revolutionize Red Robin beyond the casual dining restaurant we know today. He leads Red Robin teams focused on all things innovation, including kitchen transformation, future prototype development and rapid piloting of new service and business models, as well as overseeing menu and marketing. Jonathan brings to Red Robin more than 20 years of experience in branding, marketing and product innovation.


Before joining Red Robin, Jonathan served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for 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 and served as a consultant at Swander Pace & Company. As an entrepreneur he 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 MadLove burger.