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Pinewoods Restaurant Group

Richard Buckley and Gary Weeks


Richard Buckley and Gary Weeks

dba Pinewoods Restaurant Group LLC of Illinois

Molly’s — is a casual dining concept. Richard Buckley and Gary Weeks are veterans of the food and beverage industry. Buckley and Weeks have a combined 50 years of experience in restaurant and deli operations. They have collaborated for the last 20 years in deli style operations.

Richard Buckley

Richard’s background includes over three decades in the hospitality industry including both managing and owning numerous locations ranging from casual to fine dining establishments. He was also Founder and CEO/ President of Coopers Inc., a multi-unit food and beverage start-up dba Coopers Deli and Pub, and CEO of Grass Valley Ltd, also a start-up multi-unit food and beverage operations dba Richard’s Deli and Pub. In addition, Buckley offers consultation services to hospitality industry ranging from individual owned operations to multi-unit operations through referral. Buckley has been assisting food businesses since 1994.

Gary Weeks

Gary’s background in the industry includes terms as president and operator of various food industry establishments along with Buckley. He served as President of Grass Valley Ltd. and VP of Coopers Inc., as well as a 45 year career in sales and marketing in the Home Furnishings Industry.


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