Dick Eisenbarth, FCSI, President and COO, Cini•Little International, Inc.
Initially joining Cini•Little International, Inc., in 1977, Dick Eisenbarth, FCSI, has enjoyed a successful career with the firm, holding a wide range of senior positions throughout his tenure. Dick is a client-focused, results-oriented leader with a proven track record of managing teams of professionals on complex foodservice planning and design efforts. He has earned a reputation as a leader in the design of dynamic, resourceful and efficient food and beverage facilities for the world’s leading hotels and resorts, contemporary higher education campuses, major stadiums, arenas and convention centers, and corporations.
Dick is a Professional Member of Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI), and past Trustee for The Americas Division. Dick embraces the importance of FCSI’s mission in the foodservice industry and the symbiotic relationship each member brings to the association. He enjoys sharing his industry knowledge with colleagues and, in the spirit of collaboration, serves as a speaker at many academic and industry conferences. He has served as part of the Academic Team teaching the “Foodservice Design Boot Camp,” and continues to serve as a Judge to the National Restaurant Association’s Kitchen Innovations Awards Program.
Dick believes in “giving back” and as such, is heavily involved with his alma mater, Purdue University, and the Hospitality and Tourism Management Department in the capacity of President’s Council Member and Strategic Alliance Committee Member. Dick is a Lifetime Member of Purdue University’s Alumni Association. In the past, Dick has held an Advisory Board position at the University of Central Florida’s Rosen School of Hospitality. Honors and distinctions include Life Fellow of Foodservice Research from the Foodservice Innovation Network, and Distinguished Alumnus Award from Purdue University’s Hospitality and Tourism Management Department.