Chain News & Profiles

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

UFood Files for Chapter 11

Restaurant chain to pursue reorganization with the support of its creditors.

Buffets Names New CEO

Wedo to take the lead at buffet chain restaurants.

Dunkin' Donuts Updates Management Team

Scherer takes over as VP of South Central region.

Luby's to Purchase Cheeseburger in Paradise

Company adds 23 restaurants in 14 states to its portfolio.

Fresh To Order

Emerging Atlanta-Based Chain Carves Out “Fast Fine” Niche

MOD Pizza Continues Growth Nationwide

After four years of "quiet mode" growth, MOD Pizza, the Seattle-based, fast-casual chain known for its customizable, artisanal pizzas, has rapidly expanded throughout the Pacific Northwest. Stores seven and eight opened in Redmond and Sammamish, Wash., and the chain plans to expand outside the state in 2013.

Freddy's Updates Franchise Support System

Move to new headquarters will come before the year's end.

Evans Joins Capriotti's Sandwich Shop Team

Former CiCi's and Wingstop sales executive to lead Capriotti's franchise initiatives.

Wingstop Promotes Vernon

Restaurant industry veteran takes over chief development officer perch.

Ruby Tuesday Updates Management Team

Buettgen and Drapkin get new positions at the casual dining chain.

Pizza Inn Taps Gier to Fill CEO Post

Former Yum! Executive takes over immediately.