Chain News & Profiles

Chain News & Profiles includes news on chain restaurants, operations, profiles, trend pieces and new concepts.

Altizer Becomes President of McAlister's Deli

Former McDonald's and Elevation Burger executive assumes leadership role with the fast-casual concept. 

1899 Dining Hall at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif.

With its contemporary ambiance and food-centered concepts, this dining hall renovation brings prestige and a sense of community to campus.

Bonanza Leaves the Buffet Behind

This legendary restaurant chain rebrands itself as a steak and barbecue concept focused on full-service casual dining.

Brinker Names Valadehas President of Chili’s

Comings promoted to senior vice president and COO for the casual dining concept. 

VERTS Mediterranean Grill Names New Director of Operations

TGI Friday’s veteran Lanoce joins the fast-casual concept.

Meunier Joins Tender Greens in Operations Role

Pieology Buys Project Pie

Pie Five Names New VP of Operations

Former Starbucks executive joins the fast-casual pizza concept.

Scherping Takes Over as Quiznos CEO

Chain Profile: Cici’s Ups Its Game

The buffet chain dropped "pizza" from its name, moved away from the commodity feeder look and developed a smaller, far more efficient kitchen.

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