Danny Meyer founder Shake Shack CEO Union Square Hospitality Group LLC

Danny Meyer, founder, Shake Shack; CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group LLC

The Power List 2016: No. 1 Danny Meyer

NRN presents The Power List 2016, our third annual list of the most powerful people in foodservice. The Top 10 on the list are leading the restaurant industry today, and shaping its future.

Danny Meyer stepped up his presence in the national restaurant scene in a big way in 2015, with his first stock offering, his investment in a growing chain and his bold decision to do away with tipping at his full-service restaurants.

All eyes are on the CEO of New York City-based Union Square Hospitality Group LLC, making him the undisputed No. 1 on the 2016 Power List.

Meyer started last year with an

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