Operate | Heart Of America Group - Hospitality & Real Estate Company

Operations is truly the “Heart” of Heart of America Group. Our Brand Leaders oversee a dynamic team of restaurant and hotel professionals with a passion for hospitality. The operations team at Heart of America Group includes business minded executives and innovative chefs, constantly pushing our concepts, and our people, to their fullest potential. When Heart of America builds a hotel or restaurant – they don’t stop there. We are committed to maintaining, operating and owning for the long term, which enhances our guest experience and gives sustainability to the communities we build in. We create brands and buildings that will be just as good in twenty years, as the day they opened their doors.

About Heart Of America

Starting with one, 100-seat restaurant in 1978, Heart of America Group has grown to include a portfolio of award-winning owned and operated restaurants, hotels and commercial developments. Noteworthy brands developed and operated by Heart of America Group include the Machine Shed Restaurant, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, The Republic on Grand, Hotel Renovo, Wildwood Lodge, Thunder Bay Grille, and The J Bar. We pride ourselves in building long-lasting properties that bring value to the consumer and to the communities in which we build.


Operations Support Center - Moline
1501 River Drive
Moline, Illinois 61265
P: 309.797.9300
F: 309.797.8700

Operations Support Center - Des Moines
515 E Locust Street, Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309