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Mr. Kenneth Pendery L. Jr.

Chief Executive Officer

First Watch

Direct Phone: (602) ***-****       

Email: k***@***.com

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First Watch

8027 Cooper Creek Blvd. #103

University Park, Florida 34201

United States

Company Description

First Watch specializes in award-winning, made-to-order Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch. A recipient of more than 200 "Best Breakfast" and "Best Brunch" accolades, First Watch offers traditional favorites, such as omelets, pancakes, sandwiches and salads, and ... more

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Indiana University


University of Indiana


Indiana University


Indiana University

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Kenneth L. Pendery, Jr. CEO

Kenneth L. Pendery, Jr. has been a key leader of First Watch Restaurants, Inc. for over 25 years. He has been instrumental in evolving the brand from a simple concept into a successful, multimillion dollar enterprise. Today, in his role as CEO, Ken ensures that the company's principles are upheld daily. He leads the management team and collaborates with the board of directors to provide strategic leadership, establish long-term goals, operational strategies and actionable plans and policies for continued growth and success. He is a restaurant-industry veteran with extensive executive experience, including the creation of several restaurant concepts throughout his career. Ken majored in Finance at the University of Indiana. He is an operator at heart and on most days, can be found in First Watch restaurants speaking with employees and greeting guests first hand.

"We chose to partner with Cincinnati ...

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"We chose to partner with Cincinnati Children's for a number of reasons, but most importantly, their dedication to the care, treatment and education of the families in my hometown of Cincinnati really resonated with our team here," said Ken Pendery, CEO of First Watch.

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Cincinnati, OH (RestaurantNews.com) First Watch CEO Ken Pendery will be celebrating First Watch's 12th Cincinnati-area restaurant opening in his hometown on Monday, April 11. The award-winning breakfast, brunch and lunch concept will open the doors to its newest location in the Northgate Mall on Monday, 25 years after First Watch made its Cincinnati debut. The new restaurant is located at 9721 Colerain Ave. and will employ about 25 people.

Pendery is no stranger to the Queen City. The CEO was born and raised in Fort Thomas, Ky., just five miles from the heart of the booming city where he still owns breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant The National Exemplar and event venue The Phoenix.
said Ken Pendery.

"If you would have told me ...

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"If you would have told me 30 years ago, when we opened our first restaurant in Florida, that we would one day open our 50th in this great state, I would have probably laughed," said Ken Pendery, CEO of First Watch.

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"This acquisition significantly accelerates our growth in a very desirable market and strengthens our scope and reach in the Southwest," said Ken Pendery, president and CEO of First Watch Restaurants, Inc.

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