Chain News & Profiles

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

Fertitta Stakes a Claim for Morton's Restaurant Group at $6.90 Per Share

Twin Peaks Announces Staff Promotions

Four restaurant employees climb the corporate ladder.

Applebee's Services Names Layt Sr. VP of Operations

23-year veteran of the foodservice industry joins casual-dining brand.

Chain Operating Report for Dec. 14

This week's chain operating report features one concept updating its beverage service, a couple expanded at home and abroad and a new way to test menu items, service style and more.

Stutz to Become Cosi President and CEO

Foodservice veteran leaves her Brinker post to lead Cosi effective Jan. 1

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill: Ready to Roll

After a team of restaurant industry veterans invested the time to refine the Garbanzo prototype, this budding fast-casual concept is poised to blossom.

Collaborative Effort Leads to Smaller, More Efficient Prototype for Noodles and Company

A fast-casual operator’s partnering with its foodservice equipment and supplies dealer and others generates dynamic results that will contribute to the chain’s continued growth.

Chain's Fryer Solution Introduces Operational Efficiencies

Eat'n Park's new fryer set up is safer, easier to maintain

Chain Operating Report for Oct. 12

From a Chapter 11 filing to new restaurant openings to jumping jacks to franchisees of the year being named, this edition of FE&S' Chain Operating Report runs the gamut of restaurant news.

Chain Profile: Schlotzsky's

This restaurant chain used its signature round sandwiches to inspire an updated interior design while leveraging a custom-made equipment package to rejuvenate operations.

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.