Jeff Burrill, an entrepreneur in the fast-casual restaurant industry, currently owns and operates two franchises of major national chains. In 2005, he introduced the Panera Bread brand to the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area. His company, Pangenera, LLC, currently operates 11 cafes in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Jeff Burrill previously served on the Panera Bread Franchise Advisory Council, an initiative that partners select franchisees and franchise owners with senior management at the parent company.
In 2013, Jeff Burrill established his newest business, Studio 37, LLC, a franchise of the Pizza Studio chain. After being introduced to the Pizza Studio concept, he signed an agreement with the franchiser to develop 25 new restaurants throughout the Bay Area. USA Today, WorldNetDaily (WND), and other news media reported on Burrill’s development deal with Pizza Studio.
Jeff Burrill has more than 20 years’ experience in the restaurant industry. He previously led franchise strategy development at Taco Bell and, beginning in 1999, he owned a Baja Fresh Mexican Grill franchise that operated locations throughout the South Bay and California’s Central Valley.