Chain News & Profiles

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

Bogeajis Joins El Pollo Loco's Senior Management Team

Industry vet takes on new challenges. 

Huddle House Adds McLendon to the Menu

Restaurant industry veteran to lead culinary development for the chain. 

CiCi's Pizza Announces Management Transition

Restaurant industry veteran Shumsky announces retirement.

Boneheads Adds Menu Consultant

Mark Miller to assist fast-casual chain with training, too. 

Roark Buys Miller's Ale House

Former RARE CEO Hickey to lead the 65-unit casual dining chain. 

Luna Grill Names First Director of Operations

Former Chipotle exec Daniel Lowe brings experience to bear on new position. 

Hilario to Become Einstein Noah's COO

Unger to retire on July 18. 

Mizes Becomes President & CEO for Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza

Former Freebirds president looks to spark national expansion efforts. 

Darden Promotes a Pair of Senior Leaders

Setta and Pickens to assume new leadership positions. 

Razzoo’s Cajun Café’s Open Door Approach Builds Customer Loyalty

This full-service concept brings Cajun cuisine served in a fun environment into previously untapped markets.

Chain Operating Report for June 25, 2013

This week we have the scoop on the international expansion plans of Baskin Robbins and Bennigan's, while Boston Market and Darden report operating results. To add a touch of royalty, we check in with Burger King and Smoothie King.