Laurie Casler was named Senior Vice President of Operations for Seasons 52 in 2014. In this role, Laurie is responsible for the operation of more than 40 restaurants, leading the Seasons 52 teams in delivering exceptional guest experiences and achieving business results.
Laurie has been with Darden for 18 years, first joining as a Sales Manager with The Capital Grille in Providence, R.I. The following year, she transitioned to the brand’s training team, holding a progression of roles including Manager and Director, and eventually moved to oversee all learning and development for Darden’s Specialty Restaurant Group. In 2014, she returned to her roots in Operations with Seasons 52.
Laurie is a Rhode Island native. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts from Newbury College and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Rollins College.