Our Team

Kenny Bowers – As a native New Englander, Kenny began his career by creating Daddy Jack’s Lobster & Chowder House on Greenville Avenue in Dallas. Later, in 1996 Kenny opened Lefty’s Lobster and Chowder House in Addison. He designed the menu for the restaurant and created a remarkably loyal following. After two years, Kenny sold the restaurant to a partner.
In 1998, Kenny helped to create Big Fish Little Fish. He invested in the concept, and brought his unique menu and style of hospitality to the restaurant. It almost immediately tripled in sales and profits.
In March of 1999, Kenny received an offer from the original creator and owner of Rockfish Seafood Grill. Kenny accepted the position as Partner/Corporate Chef and played a very large part in furthering the development of the concept.
After 7 years of developing and building independent concepts and 6 years as a Corporate Chef, Kenny teamed up with Bob Stegall. Together, they created KWFG and after 3 successful years, Mike Hutchinson joined the team and they opened Kenny’s Burger Joint. In 2010 Kenny’s Italian Kitchen joined the family, Kenny’s Smoke House was introduced to the Shops of Legacy in 2013 and Kenny’s Burger Joint’s second location opened in Lakeside Market in October 2014.

Bob Stegall – Bob has been in the restaurant industry since he was 14 years old and has done everything from dishwashing to accounting. He was with Via Real for 10 years prior to becoming a market partner for Rockfish Seafood Grill where he oversaw 11 restaurants in the DFW area. This is where he met Kenny and they decided to partner up. Currently he oversees the accounting department and handles all financials and facilities.
Mike Hutchinson – Mike worked as a chef partner with The Rockfish Group for 8 years where he met Bob and Kenny. Prior to that he was the executive chef and GM at the four-star Historic Holly Hotel in Michigan.  Mike has been a Partner and the Director of Operations for Kenny’s Restaurant Group since 2008.