Chain News & Profiles

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

Chain Profile: Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar

Thanks to high-end ingredients, a chef-driven menu and an unusual partnership with another chain, Bad Daddy’s is poised to take its award-winning burgers national.

JAB Holding to Acquire Einstein Noah Restaurant Group

Deal valued at $374 million. 

TGI Fridays to Shift to Mostly Franchised Model

Causal-dining chain hopes to sell most of its 247 company-owned locations during the next 18 months.

Bonefish Grill Bolsters Culinary Team

CIA graduate and Seasons 52 veteran Pleau joins the casual dining chain's team.

Burger 21 Promotes Remes

Burger 21 promoted Mike Remes to corporate chef and trainer.

Engen Takes Flight as Wingstop COO

Former 7-11 executive replaces the retiring Bill Knight. 

Paci to Lead Einstein Noah Restaurant Group

Former McAlister's deli president to assume similar role with the multi-concept operator.

Crumbs Asset Acquisition Complete

Lemonis Fischer Acquisition Company has acquired the assets of New York-based cupcake company Crumbs Bake Shop.

Allen to Leave Denny's for Jack in the Box

Industry veteran to assume new leadership role in the quick-service restaurant segment.

Greco Named COO for Newk's

Former Sbarro's CEO takes helm. 

Salsarita's Promotes Pair

Cote and Carter take on new roles.

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