Tender Greens cofounders

Erik Oberholtzer, Matt Lyman and David Dressler, co-founders, Tender Greens

The Power List 2016: Erik Oberholtzer, Matt Lyman and David Dressler

NRN presents The Power List 2016, our third annual list of the most powerful people in foodservice. The Groundbreakers on the list are writing their own rules and questioning business as usual.

Fast-casual chain Tender Greens may still be relatively small, with just 21 units in California, but its influence on the industry far outstrips its size.

Fine-dining alumni Erik Oberholtzer, Matt Lyman and David Dressler founded the Los Angeles-based chain in 2006, and have since built it into one of the most-watched young chains on the West Coast — and a poster child for the white-hot healthful fast-casual niche.

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