Baton Rouge native to oversee hometown region for acclaimed New Orleans-based eatery
Metairie, LA (RestaurantNews.com) A Ruby Slipper Restaurant Group leader since 2018, Lakeisha Britten has been promoted to Regional Director of Operations. Her new region will include Baton Rouge, Old Metairie, the Marigny and the newest Metairie location on Veterans Blvd.
“Throughout her career with us, Lakeisha has been a strong role model,” Ruby Slipper CEO Elizabeth McGee said. “She exemplifies all the Ruby cultural DNA characteristics of being Neighborly, Gracious, Optimistic, Genuine and Adaptable.”
Britten joined the company as an Assistant General Manager for the Baton Rouge location and was promoted to General Manager in less than a year. Based on her commitment to team development, consistent delivery of sales growth and strong profitability, she was promoted to District Manager in July 2021 – providing oversight aand support to the Old Metairie and Baton Rouge locations.
A Baton Rouge native, Britten currently resides in Walker, La. She has two sons: Jaylen, a sophomore at Texas Southern majoring in civil engineering; and Jeffrey, a middle school student who loves LEGOs and all things STEM. Britten enjoys listening to great music, cooking, game nights and spending time with family and friends in her free time.
Longtime NOLA Regional Director of Operations Jason Synakiewicz is relocating to continue his career in Denver, Colo.
Ruby Slipper is a unique concept specializing in all-day “boozy brunch,” with award-winning cocktails and mimosas, as well as sweet and savory breakfast and lunch options. Born from the undeniable spirit and soul of New Orleans, it’s a place where the good times roll all day, every day.
The original Ruby Slipper Café opened in New Orleans over 14 years ago and has since expanded with locations across Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. To learn more, visit rubybrunch.com.
About Ruby Slipper Restaurant Group
Ruby Slipper Restaurant Group was founded in New Orleans in 2008 to help bring the community together over a shared love for brunch. Now, over a decade since that first cozy Ruby Slipper Café, the group has grown to operate two brands with more than 22 restaurants in six states. Serving all-day brunch and eye-opening cocktails, both Ruby Sunshine and Ruby Slipper Café are open seven days a week. For more, follow Ruby Sunshine on Facebook and Instagram, and visit online at rubybrunch.com.