Michigan Restaurant Association Names New Board Members


LANSING — The Michigan Restaurant Association has named Brian Ewbank and Mark Schostak to its board of directors. The new members represent the food and hospitality industry from locations across the state.   

Ewbank, Harbor Springs,  is vice president of food and beverage at Stafford’s Hospitality in Petoskey, which owns and operates Pier Restaurant, Weathervane Restaurant, The Drawbridge Bistro, and multiple lodging facilities in northern Michigan.

Schostak, of Huntington Woods, is executive chairman of TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants, which owns and operates 166 restaurants in Michigan, including Applebee’s, Burger King, and Del Taco.

“The Board plays an integral role in ensuring the association provides value to our members,” said Brian DeBano, president and CEO of the MRA. “We’re confident Brian and Mark will bring a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to our organization.”