P.E.I. restaurateur appointed to NRA board
CHARLOTTETOWN — Liam Dolan of Charlottetown is joining the board of directors of the Washington-based National Restaurant Association. Dolan, who owns the Claddagh Oyster Bar, Olde Dublin Pub and Peak’s Quay, has been appointed for a two-year term, effective Jan. 24.
Dolan is a director and past chair of Restaurants Canada, the business association representing the restaurant and foodservice industry. Restaurants Canada nominated Dolan to serve as Canada’s exchange director with the National Restaurant Association.
As an exchange director, Dolan will share Canadian trends and issues with his United States counterparts — from credit card fees to labour shortages — and bring updates and best practices back to his Canadian colleagues.