Watertown resident Richard Brackett, General Manager of The Bancroft in Burlington, has been elected to The Massachusetts Restaurant Association’s Board of Directors, the association announced. Brackett is one of six new additions to the board and will serve a three-year term with his peers.
Made up of seasoned food and beverage industry operators and business partners who supply them, the Board of Directors work diligently in guiding and directing the MRA to carry out its mission, assisting current members and fostering the next generation of Massachusetts’ restaurant industry professionals.
As an expert in the hospitality industry, Brackett began his career at Le Marquis de Lafayette Hotel in Boston and since then has managed several local Boston restaurants including Scampo at the Liberty Hotel and Towne. Brackett currently serves as General Manager of The Bancroft in Burlington, MA, which opened in 2014 as a classic American Steakhouse offering an upscale dining experience and is owned by Webber Restaurant Group.
Brackett’s expertise derives from his family who has been involved in the hospitality industry for six generations. His attentive and passionate approach to service is an excellent addition to the Board of Directors where he will address the educational needs and opportunities for professional development in the industry. Brackett was born and raised in Watertown, MA, where he currently resides.
For more information on the MRA, visit www.themassrest.org.
About Massachusetts Restaurant Association (MRA)
Founded in 1934, the Massachusetts Restaurant Association (MRA) is a trusted not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of the foodservice industry in the state of Massachusetts. The MRA exists to help food and beverage providers succeed through education, cost-savings programs, networking, and government advocacy. Together with the Massachusetts Restaurant Association Education Foundation, the MRA works to promote current and future industry leaders. Learn more at www.themassrest.org.