Owner, Kuzzo's Chicken & Waffles
Ron Bartell is the CEO and owner of Kuzzo’s Chicken & Waffles, an upscale family-style restaurant offering southern cuisine in Detroit. A former professional football player, Bartell was drafted in 2005 by the St. Louis Rams. He played nine years in the NFL, ending his career with the Detroit Lions. Bartell attended Central Michigan University and Howard University, where he studied criminal justice with a minor in psychology.