Chain News & Profiles

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

FOCUS Brands Adds Pair to Executive Team

Lopez-Belio to serve as VP of international supply chain.  

New President at Qdoba

Experienced exec Timothy Casey takes helm.

Dunkin' Brands Appoints New Presidents

Quartet of execs take on new roles. 

Costner Becomes President of Mimi's Cafe

Le Duff completes the acquisition of the casual dining chain from Bob Evans. 

Pizza Hut Names New COO

Joe Kim takes on roll for pizza chain. 

Baja Fresh Opens New Prototype in Atlanta Int'l Airport

Baja Fresh announced the opening of its newest Baja Fresh Express in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Ingram Promoted to President of White Castle

White Castle becomes a fourth-generation family business.

Logan's Roadhouse Names New CEO

Former Boston Market and McDonald's executive Andres to take the helm.

Cheesecake Factory Updates Management Team

Company veterans take on new tasks. 

Dupuy Flies into Leadership Position in East Coast Wings' New Division

Operations expert will lead the chain's unit economics and quality-assurance efforts.

Smoothie King Adds Pair of Franchise Industry Veterans to its Management Team

O'Keefe takes over as president and COO.