Shaun Currie, CFA
Long/short equity, hedge fund analyst, momentum

BJ's Restaurants: Brewing Up Big Returns

I was first introduced to BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) during an investor conference where I had the chance to sit down with then CEO and current chairman Gerald Deitchle for a 1-on1 meeting. Mr. Deitchle is a veteran of the industry. He has over 27 years of experience with national restaurant and retail chain operations including Fired Up Inc., The Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE), and the parent company of Long John Silvers. To this day, I consider Mr. Deitchle one of the smartest and most knowledgeable executives I have ever met. Since that time, I have tried to keep tabs on the company and thought it was time to share the BJ's Restaurants story.

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