Leslie Park Lynn is a 16-year restaurant industry veteran. As a freelance writer and restaurant consultant her work is internationally known. Working in Fortune 500 companies she has gained extensive expertise in restaurant marketing, operations, management, brand development and culinary and beverage. Leslie has held management and operations positions with YUM! Brands, Darden Restaurants and Burger King Corporation and as a corporate consultant. She is currently working on her first book on restaurant startups.