CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Round the Table Hospitality (RTTH), a family of independent brands with a common culture and vision that includes Blue Plate Catering, is proud to announce the hiring of its new Vice President of Human Resources, Rae Ali. Ali comes to RTTH with over twenty years of thriving HR experience leading companies in various industries such as finance, healthcare, education and entertainment. Her areas of expertise include successful employee engagement, talent management and acquisition and organizational effectiveness.
With an absolute passion for shepherding young talent to create "career best" experiences, Ali considers her greatest success to be grooming people to take on bigger responsibilities, a skillset she looks forward to bringing to RTTH. Her new role will include leading Round the Table Hospitality's human resources department and talent across multiple brands, as well as expansion into the new, state-of-the-art facility, Larkin Hall in Chicago's West Loop. Ali looks forward to partnering with the senior leadership teams from RTTH and its brands to identify talent and create an environment where all employees can do their best work; a point of pride for the five-time recipient of the " Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" award for their innovative and thoughtful approach to human resources. "We are excited for Rae Ali to begin her role as our VP of HR," says RTTH CEO and Founder Jim Horan. "Her extensive background coupled with her passion for growth and team building will be an immeasurable asset for our plans for continued growth from our existing brands and new ventures." ABOUT ROUND THE TABLE HOSPITALITYRound The Table Hospitality (RTTH) is a family of companies based in Chicago's West Loop, founded by Blue Plate Catering CEO Jim Horan in 2016. The RTTH roster includes the state-of-the-art facility Larkin Hall, an intrapreneurial incubator program Wild Blue, Blue Plate Catering, and restaurants tesori trattoria & bar and Park Grill. ABOUT BLUE PLATE CATERINGBlue Plate Catering is Chicago's premier event catering company. Founded more than 30 years ago by CEO Jim Horan, the company reflects Jim's pride in personal relationships, belief in hard work and, most importantly, a dedication to and appreciation for the craft of food. For more about Blue Plate Catering visit www.blueplatechicago.com FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Natalie Mazzarellanatalie@skoogproductions.com Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160816/398411LOGO