Chain News & Profiles

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

Chain Operating Report for Sept. 28

From opening to new locations to new partnerships to unveiling new growth plans, this chain operating report has a little something for everyone.

Fazoli’s Names Hodges VP of Operations

Former Dunkin' Brands exec named vice president of operations as chain launches expansion program

Church's Chicken Names Hyatt New CEO

Chicken QSR chain brings former Cosi executive into its coop to fill leadership role.

Yum! Brands Sells Long John Silver's and A&W All-American Restaurant

Key franchisee leaders to assume ownership of these quick-service restaurant chains.

Yanofsky Leaves Dunkin’ Brands International

Chain launches search for new international president, while Travis and Moses assume the responsibilities on an interim basis.

El Pollo Loco Names New VP of Research and Development

Culinary veteran takes on new role at chicken chain.

FREEBIRDS World Burrito Gets New President

Jim Mizes takes on leadership role at restaurant chain.

CiCi's Pizza Adds Senior Management Personnel

Industry veterans join chain as part of company's strategy growth plan

Tim Hortons Added to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

One of the new restaurant companies on the list

Johnny Rockets Opens First On-Campus Locations

The restaurant chain takes flight at colleges in New Jersey and Oklahoma.

O’Charley’s Announces New Concept President

Experienced leader takes the helm