Michigan Restaurant Association Names New Board Chairman


LANSING — Ken Miller was elected chairman of the board of directors for the Michigan Restaurant Association.

Miller, of Kalamazoo, is the CEO of Millennium Restaurant Group in Kalamazoo, which includes Martell’s, Epic Bistro, Central City Tap House, The Union Cabaret and Grille, Fieldstone Grill, The Wine Loft, Panini Express, Centre Street Tap House, Cityscape Events, The Idler Riverboat, and Millennium Catering.

Other officers elected to the MRA board include Deb Fratrik, regional vice president at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, who was elected vice chairman, and Brad Keen, from Boyne Resorts, who will serve as treasurer. The MRA also added Kara Warren of Grand Rapids, to its board of directors. Warren is director of marketing for the Great Lakes region at Gordon Food Service in Grand Rapids. In this role, she leads a team of marketing individuals who work closely with customers across the state of Michigan.