World of Beer

Growth Chains: World of Beer

Industry veteran focuses on beverages over food to create social gathering place

In its current form World of Beer doesn’t serve much food. In fact, the tavern chain might never make food its priority, its owner said. For now it’s focused on its core offering: local craft beer.

Paul Avery, a well-known veteran of the casual-dining segment and former chief operating officer at Outback Steakhouse Inc., or OSI, stepped in as president and chief executive of the 41-unit Tampa, Fla.-based craft-beer concept earlier this year after acquiring a con

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