Senior Manager, Product Development
Golden Corral Corporation

Debra has been in Culinary Research and Development for national restaurant chains for over 25 years. Debra is currently Senior Manager of Product Development for Golden Corral Corporation the category leader in the Steak, Grill and Buffet segment which she has been a team member of for over 20 years. During her tenure at Golden Corral Corporation, she and the Vice President of Food and Beverage Department have introduced system wide over five hundred new products/recipes.

Debra’s passion in foodservice began as teenager working in a local pizza diner and as a cook in casual dining throughout her college years. Debra received her Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science with a minor in Food Packaging from Clemson University. She worked at Arby’s Inc. and Hardee’s Food Systems in Menu Development prior to joining Golden Corral Corporation.