Chain News & Profiles

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

Joe’s American Bar & Grill

A commitment to treat patrons like "guests in your own home" and scratch cooking of classic comfort foods defines this New England-based upscale casual chain. 

Blaze Pizza

A new fast-casual concept bakes up signature or customized artisanal, Neapolitan-style pizzas in a flash. Its franchise-savvy founders expect it to spread like wildfire. 

Chain Operating Report for January 23, 2013

A busy week of chain restaurant news includes Chipotle adding catering, Darden expanding its concepts in Puerto Rico, Krispy Kreme entering India and much more.

Cousins Subs Launches Foundation

Make it Better Foundation to address health and wellness, hunger and youth education in the communities the sandwich chain serves.