Chain News & Profiles

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

Mimi's Promotes Pair

Stuart Gee and Daniel Boyd take on new roles.

Arby's Taps Brown to Serve as CEO

Moddelmog will continue to serve as president. 

Joe’s Crab Shack Is “100% Shore” about its New Direction

A new brand position and new prototype that focuses on back-of-house efficiency and food safety are redefining this 22-year-old seafood chain.

Panera Announces Management Transition

Moreton to become executive vice chairman and Shaich to become sole CEO by Aug. 1, 2013.

Wingstop Names VP of International Operations

Hiring comes on the heels of the wing chain's plans for expansion into Mexico, Russia and Singapore. 

Wosik Joins Smashburger Team

Franchising vet will serve as director of franchise sales in Canada.

Taco John's Picks New CEO

New CEO plans to work the counter as a front-line employee to prepare for executive role.

Senior Management Changes Announced at Burger King Worldwide

The fast-food chain seeks to realign its executive team as its acquisition by the H.J. Heinz Company takes effect.

Capriotti's Names Director of Supply Chain and Quality Assurance

Susan Harrison brings 13 years of experience to new role.

Meatheads Names First Director of Operations

Harbison brings more than 25 years of fast-casual experience to the chain.

Starbucks Names Global Chief Strategy Officer

Matthew Ryan takes new role.