At McDonald’s Corp. it’s often said of long-time executives that they have ketchup in their veins. So it’s not surprising that Ed Rensi is returning to flipping burgers 13 years after stepping down as president-CEO of McDonald’s USA.
Rensi and Tom Dentice, who was an executive vice president at McDonald’s when he, too, chose to step away from Big Mac in 1997, will again have their names on the door when they open Tom & Eddie’s, an upscale burger joint (planned as a multi-location concept eventually). Expected to open in August, the restaurant is located at the Yorktown retail center in Lombard, Ill., a western suburb of Chicago just a few miles from McDonald’s Oak Brook corporate offices.
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