Justin Keenen

huntington beach

A native of Phoenix, Arizona, Justin Keenen had worked up through the ranks of the local restaurant industry eventually partnering with some of the area’s top chefs such as Christopher Gross and Vincent Guerithault. From there he joined Arizona’s Aloha reseller as the Manager of Support Services, where his restaurant background proved invaluable to the clientele. An ability to implement technology effectively while relating to technophobic operators proved to be a valuable talent and while Aloha was quickly becoming the industry standard, Justin’s skills in support and implementation of POS technologies were also recognized. P.F. Chang’s was just starting to expand Pei Wei, when Justin joined as an early member of their growing support team, focusing on new store openings, implementation and training of support staff. In 2006 he relocated to Long Island, New York. As an IT Director, Justin has become an expert in efficiency with the support, implementation and the design of new technologies. Clearly, a passion for both technology and hospitality is a driving force for this highly ambitious individual who still considers himself a restaurateur, regardless of his IT title. A better title could be: "Technology Artist". Justin enjoys travel, gourmet cooking, scuba diving and fishing in his free time and resides in Huntington Beach, California.