Chain News & Profiles

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

Johnny Rockets Prepares for Liftoff

With two distinct restaurant styles, strong international demand and an operational model that is both simple and flexible, burger-and-fries joint Johnny Rockets is going through a major growth spurt.

Ovation Brands Promotes Pair

Restaurant veterans Pascuzzi and Wooten become divisional chiefs for the multi-concept operator.

Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar Forms Franchising Team

Trio of franchise veterans to lead the casual dining chain’s development efforts.

Kast Gets the Call as Bad Daddy’s Executive Chef

Seasons 52 veteran joins the better burger franchise.

Burger King Buys Tim Hortons

In a deal valued at more than $11 billion, Burger King has acquired Tim Hortons.

Hot Dog on a Stick Sold

Private equity firm adds 92 locations to its portfolio of franchised QSR concepts.

Buffalo Wild Wings Invests in Rusty Tacos

Addition of fast-casual taco chain spurs the company's growth plans.

Logan's Roadhouse CEO Andres to Lead McDonald's USA

Forty-one-year company veteran Straton to leave the burger giant.

Red Robin Names Five New Vice Presidents

Melnick promoted to senior vice president.

The Egg & I Restaurants Names Interim CEO After Baumhauer Passes Away

Lamb takes over on an interim basis.

Gage to Lead Domino's Team USA

Worked his way up from delivery driver in Cleveland.

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