Chain News & Profiles

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

Spreading The Madness: A Profile of Teriyaki Madness

With a simple menu and impressive sales figures, this Denver-based Asian concept forecasts going from just a handful of stores at the start of 2014 to 100 by 2018.

Great Wraps Takes Flight in Airports

Great Wraps Grill has developed a new prototype the fast-casual concept hopes will take flight in airports.

Chicken Salad Chick Hatches 30th Location

Chicken Salad Chick, the Southern food-inspired fast-casual restaurant concept, opened its 30th location.

FMP to Acquire Catalina Restaurant Group

Bowie to Become Arby's COO

Condos to retire at the end of March 2015.

Post Promoted to Executive Vice President for Red Robin

Casual dining chain taps longtime employee Dolan to serve as chief marketing officer. 

Popeyes Updates Senior Management Team

Chicken franchisor taps former IHOP executive to serve as COO and promotes a new president to its international operations.

Redrock Partners to Purchase Romano's Macaroni Grill

Ignite sells Italian-themed casual dining concept to a venture capital firm for $8 million in cash.

Giggles ‘N Huggs Hires Kaufman

Former California Pizza Kitchen executive joins the emerging family-friendly restaurant chain.

Bruce Takes Flight as Johnny Rockets’ CEO

Restaurant industry veteran joins the global burger chain.

Chain Profile: Café Intermezzo is Old School

With an extensive menu, a leisurely environment and what might be the world’s largest cappuccino and espresso machine, Café Intermezzo is betting that 21st-century America will take to the 19th-century European coffee house experience.