May 12, 2023
Chris Schultz, CEO of Portland's iconic
brand Voodoo Doughnut, joined the company in 2017 to bring his 30+
years experience in the restaurant industry to the company. Prior
to taking over the leadership of Voodoo, he helped Mod Pizza expand
nationwide and before that, worked at Starbucks during
its rapid expansion. Since coming aboard, he's helped
Voodoo expand into new markets and weather a pandemic. We
talk about bringing Voodoo and its Portland ethos to new
markets, what the criteria is, and how it's been accepted.
Chris drops hints at new locations and also announces a new
paintjob for their flagship store, taking place as we
We get to know a bit about Chris,
too. Where he eats in Portland, what he thinks of Blue Star,
as well as his love of the Pacific Northwest after transplanting
here from Southern California 20 years ago.