Chain News & Profiles

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

First Watch Adds Chief Development Officer

Renninger joins the breakfast-lunch chain from OSI Partners.

Ker's WingHouse Adds a Pair to its Management Team

Restaurant industry pros Akam and Humboldt bolster Ker's management roster.

Bojangles Bolsters Franchise Team

Promotes Burgoyne to franchise business consultant.

MOD Pizza Names New CEO

Co-founder Svenson grabs a new position within fast-casual chain's management team.

Colwell Scoops up Brand President's Role for Carvel Ice Cream

Indestry vet takes on new challenges. 

Chevys Promotes Martin

Company also names new director of marketing.

CiCi's Pizza Updates Franchise Management Team

Pizzeria promotes from within.

Chain Operating Report for October 24, 2012

Among the chains making news this week are Dunkin' Donuts, Elevation Burger, Popeyes, ShopHouse and Togo's.

Chain Operating Report for Oct. 17, 2012

A handful of chains expand into new geographic markets by inking a series of development deals.

Qdoba Updates Management Team

The fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain owned by Jack in the Box launches a search to find a replacement for the retiring Beisler and welcomes Wood to its management ranks.

Quiznos Taps Pair of Restaurant Industry Vets to Fill Management Posts

Lyons COO; Coletta CFO.