Chain News & Profiles

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

Einstein Noah Updates Operations Group

Trio of regional vice presidents to share COO responsibilities on an interim basis.

Carlson Sells TGI Friday's

Sentinel to become the casual dining chain's majority shareholder.

Taco Bell to Promote Niccol to CEO

Creator of the Live Más brand tagline to replace Creed.

Burke Joins El Pollo Loco Team

Supply chain veteran takes on a vice president role with the chicken chain.

Corner Bakery Names New Chief Development Officer

Former Bloomin' Brands executive joins the fast-casual chain.

Golden Gate Capital Agrees to Buy Red Lobster

Casual dining chain sells for approximately nine times its EBITDA.


Papa John's Updates Management Team

Ritchie promoted to COO.

Schroeder Joins Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Will take over as VP of Operations.

Krispy Kreme Names New President and CEO

Former Papa John's executive joins the donut chain.

Chain Profile: PizzaRev

With a commitment to customization, along with a five-ton deck oven, California-based PizzaRev continues to revolutionize how people think about and eat pizza.

Paul Martin's American Grill Promotes Endy

Longtime chef becomes director of culinary operations.