MINNEAPOLIS Granite City Food & Brewery said it has promoted Darius Gilanfar to chief operating officer. He replaces Tim Cary, who resigned.
Gilanfar was hired last September to serve as operations senior vice president at the 25-unit brewpub chain. His foodservice experience includes roles at The Cheesecake Factory, Brinker International and the Starbucks division at retailer Barnes & Noble.
Succeeding Gilanfar is Eric LaClair, who previously served a