Chain News & Profiles

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

Hot Dog on a Stick Sold

Private equity firm adds 92 locations to its portfolio of franchised QSR concepts.

Buffalo Wild Wings Invests in Rusty Tacos

Addition of fast-casual taco chain spurs the company's growth plans.

Logan's Roadhouse CEO Andres to Lead McDonald's USA

Forty-one-year company veteran Straton to leave the burger giant.

Red Robin Names Five New Vice Presidents

Melnick promoted to senior vice president.

The Egg & I Restaurants Names Interim CEO After Baumhauer Passes Away

Lamb takes over on an interim basis.

Gage to Lead Domino's Team USA

Worked his way up from delivery driver in Cleveland.

Chain Operating Report for Aug. 12, 2014

The restaurant chains making headlines this week include Baskin-Robbins, Burger King, Coconut’s Fish Café, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Hwy 55 Burgers and Schlotzky’s.

Bower to Leave Popeye’s for Pei Wei

Bower has a long history in foodservice. 

Abbajay Joins Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants

Former Sbarro executive assumes COO role for the fast-growing barbecue chain.

Darden Sells Red Lobster and Prepares for Leadership Change

Multi-concept operator launches a search for a new CEO.

On The Border Names New President

Whitworth to take on new role.