Jamil Bouchareb is the founder and CEO of Restaurantware, a foodservice supply company at the forefront of innovation in the industry. Jamil's goal with Restaurantware has always been clear: to create products that chefs and operators could be proud of, emphasizing sustainability and ingenuity.

Jamil's love for food and business was nurtured early on, spending time in his parents' restaurant. This experience shaped his career path, leading him to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Business from the University of Miami and return to the foodservice industry by founding Restaurantware in 2010.

At Restaurantware, Jamil works closely with various departments, from product development to sales and marketing, taking a hands-on approach to leadership. Always looking for growth opportunities, he prioritizes building strong relationships with customers, suppliers, and partners, ensuring a collaborative and dynamic environment that reflects the company's values.

Jamil's keen eye for opportunity has allowed Restaurantware to stand out and deepen its strategic partnerships. He's behind initiatives like Restaurantware's "Power Lunch for a Purpose," where he brings together industry leaders for collaboration, with an impactful twist of supporting charitable causes.

In his daily operations, Jamil marries strategic business growth with an unerring eye on industry trends. He's always ready to adapt and innovate, ensuring that Restaurantware remains agile and responsive to evolving customer needs. Under his astute leadership, the company's product catalog has surged by an extraordinary 125% within a mere two-year span, encompassing over 7,000 diverse SKUs. This robust expansion is a testament to Restaurantware's unwavering commitment to serving as a one-stop solution for the culinary community.

Outside of Restaurantware, Jamil enjoys interior design, keeps an eye on real estate, plays golf, and loves to travel.

Curious to know more about Jamil or connect with him? You can find him on  LinkedIn