Zoe Olson Appointed Executive Director of Nebraska Restaurant Association

Zoe Olson has joined the Nebraska Restaurant Association (Nebraska-dining.org) and its educational arm, the Hospitality Education Foundation, as executive director. Olson is a University of Nebraska graduate with a degree in journalism and a focus in advertising. She brings experience in marketing, public relations, communications, and organizational management to the Nebraska Restaurant Association. Previously, Olson served as executive director of Blue Rivers Area Agency on Aging.

Of her new role with the Nebraska Restaurant Association, Olson says, “I am excited for the opportunity to join this dynamic organization that focuses on hospitality. Hospitality isn’t just a concept it truly is, by definition, the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers. I can’t think of a better way to serve Nebraska and the future culinary stars of this state. I’m honored to join a team of professionals in Nebraska’s second largest industry who are so dedicated and passionate about serving others.”

The Nebraska Restaurant Association acts as the principal advocate for Nebraska’s hospitality industry and promotes the qualities of strength, unity, and excellence in and of its membership. Connect on Facebook (@NebraskaRestaurantAssociation) or visit Nebraska-dining.org.