On April 6, 2009, Texas Roadhouse CEO G.J. Hart appeared on NBC News to defend the company's decision to hold a five-day incentive event for restaurant managers in San Francisco. The event was the company's annual Managing Partner Conference, which brings roughly 1,000 restaurant managers (called “
All Fired Up
With incentives under attack in the media, Texas Roadhouse CEO G.J. Hart fights back and defends his decision to reward employees.