John Elkhay Names Ted Newcomer Jr. President of Chow Fun Food Group
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
“I cannot be more proud of Ted. He has overcome great adversity to grow into President of Chow Fun Food Group. His passion and commitment to excellence has allowed him to head one of Rhode Island’s most prestigious restaurant groups, managing 7 restaurants and growing,” said John Elkhay, CEO of Chow Fun Food Group.
Working his way up since 1998
Newcomer has been with Chow Fun since 1998, starting his career as a cook, server and bartender and has worked in almost every role in the company since he started his journey with Chow Fun.
In 2003, he was named Corporate Beverage Manager and quickly rose through the ranks when he was named Senior Vice President in 2009.
Newcomer received a associates degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelors of Science in Food Service Management from Johnson and Wales. Currently, he is a board member of the Rhode Island Hospitality Association and chairs the Government Affairs committee.
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