Chain News & Profiles

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

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.

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.