Mr. Acevedo’s primary responsibility is to identify current and forward-looking food trends, drive new food initiatives for the chain, and create food concepts unique to the Yesway brand.
Prior to joining Yesway, Mr. Acevedo was Test Kitchen Director for Grey Dog Media, overseeing recipe development for custom food magazines. In addition to serving as the Restaurant Critic for the Des Moines Register, Mr. Acevedo was also Senior Food Editor at Better Homes & Gardens Magazine, Food Editor for Cuisine at Home Magazine, and worked as a chef at restaurants in New York City and Washington State. Mr. Acevedo served as a Staff Sergeant in the Air National Guard, and with the U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue.
Mr. Acevedo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism with honors from Eastern Washington University.