John Offerdahl is a former All-Pro Miami Dolphins linebacker, entrepreneur, and community advocate. Currently, John and his wife, Lynn, own and operate six Offerdahl’s Café Grill restaurants and put on the signature Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival each year. Previously, John owned Offerdahl’s Bagel Gourmet and grew the concept to 10 stores before joining three other bagel entrepreneurs in 1995 to form Einstein Bros. Bagels, a national bagel retailer.
John has been involved in many community service organizations across South Florida, including board membership for the National Christian Foundation of South Florida, the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association and Orange Bowl Committee. He enjoys speaking to schools, church groups and other organizations, sharing his experiences in football and business as well as his personal life.