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Mr. Preston Atkinson L.

President and Chief Operating Officer

Whataburger Inc.

Direct Phone: (361) ***-****       

Email: p***@***.com

Whataburger Inc.

300 Concord Plaza Drive

San Antonio, Texas 78216

United States

Company Description

Whataburger has focused on its fresh, made-to-order burgers and friendly customer service since 1950 when Harmon Dobson opened the first Whataburger as a small roadside burger stand in Corpus Christi, Texas. Dobson gave his restaurant a name he hoped to h... more

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"Joe has been an integral part ...

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"Joe has been an integral part of the Whataburger team and has established an impressive track record of accomplishments," said Whataburger Chief Executive Officer Preston Atkinson.

In explaining why Whataburger ...

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In explaining why Whataburger doesn't permit openly carried handguns, its CEO Preston Atkinson (an avid hunter) explained many employees and customers would be"uncomfortable being around someone with a visible firearm.

"We've had many customers and employees ...

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"We've had many customers and employees tell us they're uncomfortable being around someone with a visible firearm who is not a member of law enforcement," Whataburger CEO Preston Atkinson said in a statement.

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Whataburger Chief Operating Officer Preston Atkinson to become CEO in 2012

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The challenge for restaurants is to get a piece of the five percent of disposable income that people spend on dining out, said Preston Atkinson, the CEO of Whataburger. One of the ways to do that is to use

Preston Atkinson is CEO of Whataburger.
Preston Atkinson is CEO of Whataburger.
technology. "We are trying very hard to connect with the customer over social media," he said. "Recently, we were very fortunate to be recognized as number one in the social media space by Restaurant News."
Beyond social media, technology plays a major role in how restaurants operate these days, Atkinson said. "I don't know what we'd do without the technology to span the geography of the restaurants that we serve," he added.
Whataburger chose not to franchise its restaurants. All of them are company owned, with general managers that make over six figures, and have sales in the millions of dollars.
The big change on the horizon is the technology of the smartphone, Atkinson said. "Today we have about eight cash registers in the store, and we're going to have millions of little cash registers with these little things. He said people will be ordering on their phones and expecting the order to be ready when they arrive. "A lot of change is coming and we're working on our applications now," he said.
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