Hospitality: Survival of the Fittest
Feb 12, 2021
Zoe Olson, Exec Dir Nebraska Restaurant Assoc
Hospitality: Survival of the Fittest
Topic: Lincoln South Rotary Club Meeting 2021_0212
Time: Feb 12, 2021 11:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 878 8012 5322


Zoe Olson joined the Nebraska Restaurant Association and its educational arm, the Hospitality Education Foundation, as executive director early in 2020. 

Olson is a University of Nebraska graduate with a degree in journalism and a focus in advertising. She brings experience in marketing, public relations, communications, and organizational management to the Nebraska Restaurant Association. Previously, Olson served as executive director of Blue Rivers Area Agency on Aging.

Of her role with the Nebraska Restaurant Association, Olson says, “I am excited for the opportunity to join this dynamic organization that focuses on hospitality. Hospitality isn’t just a concept, it truly is, by definition, the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers. I can’t think of a better way to serve Nebraska and the future culinary stars of this state. I’m honored to join a team of professionals who are so dedicated and passionate about serving others.”

The Nebraska Restaurant Association acts as the principal advocate for Nebraska’s hospitality industry and promotes excellence in and of its membership. The association is dedicated to serving Nebraska’s restaurant and retail beverage industries by providing comprehensive education, proactive representation, aggressive industry promotion, and the highest quality member benefits. Connect on Facebook (@NebraskaRestaurantAssociation) or visit