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Roger Berkowitz is the President and CEO of Legal Sea Foods, Inc., a Boston-based restaurant group that has over 30 restaurants along the Atlantic Ocean coast. Roger started working in his family's fish market at the age of 10 and learned every aspect of the business. He began as a fry cook in Inman Square (Cambridge, Massachusetts), moved to front-of-the-house manager, then to marketing.

Berkowitz is a graduate of the Newhouse School at Syracuse University,[1] Harvard Business School's OPM program, University of London School of Business Senior Executive Program and the Strategic Marketing Management Program at Stanford University. He also has experience as a journalist and a radio talk show host.[2]

Berkowitz was mentioned in the book Dare to Lead! Uncommon Sense and Unconventional Wisdom from 50 Top CEOs by Mike Merrill (Career Press), and Leadership Secrets of the World’s Most Successful CEOs by Eric Yaverbaum (Dearborn Trade Publishing).[1] Roger co-wrote The New Legal Sea Foods Cookbook, published in 2002 by Broadway Books.

Berkowitz serves on the boards of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Children's Hospital Boston, UNICEF, Boston Children's Museum, Environmental League of Massachusetts, Century Bank, Blue Frontier Campaign and the Northeast Seafood Coalition. He also serves on the leadership council at the Harvard School of Public Health and its Nutrition Roundtable and he is a member of the Board of Overseers, Brandeis International Business School. Appointed by former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, he sits on the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund Panel. Since 2004 he has served on the Regional Selection Panel for the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships.[2]

Roger holds an honorary master's degree from the Culinary Institute of America as well as honorary doctorates from Johnson and Wales University, Newbury College and Salem State College.

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  • The New Legal Sea Foods Cookbook (Hardcover), with Jane Doerfer. (Broadway, 2003, revision of 1988 cookbook) ISBN 0767906918

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  1. ^ Brandeis University, International Business School, "Corporate Responsibility Forum" http://www.brandeis.edu/ibs/news_cal_item2.php?event_id=869
  2. ^ Roger Berkowitz: ZoomInfo Business People Information

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