Restaurant Technologies Hires Former HR Chief at Caribou Coffee

by Katie Lee

Minneapolis — Alissa Partee has joined Restaurant Technologies as chief people officer. Her role at Restaurant Technologies, the top provider of foodservice cooking oil and hood and flue management solutions, will be to lead human resources and expand upon the company’s exceptional and growing talent base. In addition, she will oversee learning and development, diversity and inclusion, HR technology and total rewards.

Partee’s arrival follows the successful acquisitions of AutoMist and Grease Lock and an expanded employee base. The company now has 41 depots and more than 1,000 team members serving customers across the United States.

“We are very excited to have Alissa join our team,” says Jeff Kiesel, CEO of Restaurant Technologies. “Her experience with large distributed teams will help us as we blend our brands into one cohesive team focused on customer success, add new team members and strengthen our retention programs.”

Prior to Restaurant Technologies, Partee served as chief people officer for Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (including Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc.). Previous HR leadership positions include stints at The Marvin Companies and Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.

Restaurant Technologies is a leading foodservice industry partner serving more than 30,000 quick-service and full-service restaurant chains, independent restaurants, grocery delis, hotels, casinos, universities and hospitals nationwide. Headquartered in Mendota Heights, Minn., Restaurant Technologies is a privately held company that operates 41 depots with more than 1,000 employees across the United States. For more information, visit



SOURCE: Restaurant Technologies

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