Chain News & Profiles

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

Chain Operating Report for June 13

This week's chain operating report includes new menu items for Taco Bell and Pizza Hut; Starbucks expanding its coffee reach; and expansion into the Caribbean, South America and Texas markets, among others, for several other multi-unit operators.

Chain Operating Report for June 6, 2012

A new bar menu from Flemming's, Pizza Hut looks to take a slice of the sandwich segment, a new prototype for Souper Salad and several chains open new locations mark this week's Chain Operating Report.

CKE Adds to Franchise Management Team

International expansion continues to be a key area for CKE

MOOYAH Names Hurt Sr. Director of Operations

Pizza veteran flips to burger side of the restaurant industry.

Jensen Promoted to President of eegee's

New president started as cashier.

Moe’s Original Bar B Que

Three displaced Alabama boys turned a shared love of barbecue and soul food into a burgeoning fast-casual chain.

Chain Operating Report for May 30

Taco Cabana rolls out an updated prototype, Fogo de Chão will get a new owner and Hardees plans to expand in the southeast are among the top news items in this week's chain operating report.

Hoffmann Appointed President of McDonald's APMEA Region

Burger giant promotes pair.

Sizzler USA Updates Management Team

Casual dining chain adds purchasing and operations VPs and announces promotions as it prepares for growth.

Starbucks Updates Management Team

Five named to new positions for the Seattle-based coffee company.

Tasman Named President and CEO of Buca di Beppo

Former PF Chang's executive to lead the Italian concept.