Chain News & Profiles

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

Kahala Brands Scoops Up Pinkberry

Multi-concept franchisor Kahala Brands has acquired Pinkberry, a frozen yogurt concept headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif. The 10-year-old Pinkerry has more than 260 locations in 20 countries.

Mohseni to Join Bob Evans

Bravo Brio executive to assume CEO role for Bob Evans in January.

Tremblay Joins Flippin' Pizza

Former Starbucks executive assumes CEO role for the fast-casual pizza concept.

El Pollo Loco Plays a Game of Chicken

The redesigned kitchens in this chain, which boasts 400-plus units, highlight its signature fresh grilled chicken. Now, El Pollo Loco aims to become a national player.

Expanding ?Dining ?Services ?at UConn

A stand-alone catering facility and The Beanery café contribute to the broad range of dining services on this large campus in Storrs, Conn.