Chain News & Profiles

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

Buckman Joins Penn Station Subs

Fast-casual chain names new director of sales.

Cracker Barrel Restructures Field Organization

Daily also joins company as senior vice president of retail.

Chain Operating Report for April 11

This week's report includes a pair of bagel franchisees getting into the delivery game, international expansion, financial results and more.

UFPC Buys Parts of PrimeSource

Dallas-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership is wrapping up operations.

The Meatball Shop

Efficient equipment, production speed and a streamlined menu are key elements in this budding meatball concept.

Burger King Agrees to Sell 278 Company Restaurants to Carrols

Carrols agrees to remodel 450 Burger King restaurants as part of the deal.

Seattle's Best Opens First Drive-Thru Location

Northlake, Ill.-based unit will serve as a test location to drive future innovations for the coffee chain.

Einstein Noah Promotes Unger

Company veteran tapped to fill newly created position of chief restaurant officer.

Frisch's Agrees to Sell Golden Corral Business Segment

NRD Holdings expands its brand portfolio to include this casual dining chain.

New CEO, Development Officer Ready to Take Flight at Wild Wing Cafe

Wild Wing Café has added a pair of restaurant industry veterans to key leadership positions.

Corner Bakery Names New VP of Franchise Sales

20-year restaurant industry veteran Jonathan Benjamin assumes new position at the fast-casual chain.