Jennifer Bell is the CMO at Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants. Jennifer has played a pivotal role in growing our marketing department on both a store and corporate level. Jennifer oversees and manages all marketing facets, including PR, Frequent Diner loyalty program, gift cards, direct mail, data insights, digital and email marketing, social media, web, and graphic design.
Jennifer has grown up in restaurants with her career at Lettuce, starting more than 25 years ago as a server at Maggiano’s. After she received her Mass Communications degree from Winona State University, she joined the Lettuce team and quickly progressed through the marketing department at Lettuce.
Not only does she have a deep passion and a strong knowledge of the restaurant industry, but she has also been a thought leader and mentor in the marketing department, growing a strong team of creative thinkers. Jennifer has created a great synergy between technology and marketing in her most recent role to enhance our guest experience. She also focuses on maintaining Lettuce’s reputation, building customer loyalty, and advancing our digital presence. Being curious and growing her knowledge is part of her personal growth. Recently, she completed two Executive Education courses at Kellogg on Crisis Public Relations and Digital Marketing Strategies.
Jennifer is proud to be a Board Member for Culinary Care, a non-profit with a mission to nourish as many cancer recoveries as possible.
Jennifer lives in Evanston with her husband Mark and son Gus and their dog Rocky. She enjoys gardening, cooking, reading, and dining out.