Chain News & Profiles

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

Wingstop Names VP of International Operations

Hiring comes on the heels of the wing chain's plans for expansion into Mexico, Russia and Singapore. 

Wosik Joins Smashburger Team

Franchising vet will serve as director of franchise sales in Canada.

Taco John's Picks New CEO

New CEO plans to work the counter as a front-line employee to prepare for executive role.

Senior Management Changes Announced at Burger King Worldwide

The fast-food chain seeks to realign its executive team as its acquisition by the H.J. Heinz Company takes effect.

Capriotti's Names Director of Supply Chain and Quality Assurance

Susan Harrison brings 13 years of experience to new role.

Meatheads Names First Director of Operations

Harbison brings more than 25 years of fast-casual experience to the chain.

Starbucks Names Global Chief Strategy Officer

Matthew Ryan takes new role.

Red Robin Names New VP of Menu Innovation and Implementation

Steph Steil Hoppe takes new role.

Captain D's Names New CDO and COO

Former Checkers executive joins the Nashville-based seafood chain.

Sbarro Names New CEO

Former Wendy's president takes helm. 

TCBY Sweetens its Value Proposition

The grande dame of the red-hot fro-yo space leverages a vibrant new look, a new self-serve format and product innovation to become fresh and compelling again.