Joseph J. Kadow
Joseph J. Kadow has served as a director of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. since September 2015. Mr. Kadow is currently Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLMN). Mr. Kadow joined Bloomin’ Brands in 1994 as Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to joining Bloomin’ Brands (f/k/a OSI Restaurant Partners, Inc.), Mr. Kadow was a partner in the Orlando, Florida office of the national law firm of Baker Hostetler. Mr. Kadow is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Restaurant Association and will serve as Chairman in 2016. Mr. Kadow graduated from the University of Scranton in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University in 1981.