Paul Macaluso

President & CEO

Paul Macaluso joined Another Broken Egg Cafe as its President and Chief Executive Officer in 2019.  Paul is an enthusiastic, hands-on leader with experience in a variety of executive and senior positions and a 25+ year reputation for driving results at respected brands throughout the restaurant industry.  He began his career as a Restaurant General Manager with the Taco Bell Corporation and went on to hold various operations and marketing roles within that company. After 10 years at Taco Bell, Paul progressed to various brand strategy, menu development and product marketing positions for both the Burger King Corporation and Sonic Drive-ins. From there, Paul joined FOCUS Brands and held a variety of senior marketing and brand strategy positions in which he leveraged his talents to grow sales and guest relevance for a portfolio that included McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Schlotzsky’s, Carvel, Auntie Anne’s and Cinnabon. In 2016, Paul was promoted within FOCUS Brands to become President of McAlister’s Deli, where he led the brand to record setting EBITDA and new restaurant openings. Prior to joining Another Broken Egg Cafe, Paul served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Krystal Company, where he led a brand revitalization effort including rebuilding aged restaurants, achieving positive same store-sales, improving unit level profitability and restarting the franchise sales pipeline.  Paul holds a BS/Communication and an MBA from Florida State University.  He and his wife Taylor are the proud parents of four children, Bianca, Lorenzo, Rocco and Emerson.