Chain News & Profiles

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

Mama Fu’s Ups the Asian Delivery Experience

This emerging chain expects huge growth through cooked-to-order, fast-casual Asian food offered for dine-in, carryout and delivery.

Dickey's Barbecue Names New COO

Former Red Mango executive Barron joins the fast-growing barbecue concept.

Salata Stresses Fresh

This next-generation salad bar has rolled out a new prototype that emphasizes the quality of its ingredients and offers opportunities to upsell.

Kahala Brands Scoops Up Pinkberry

Multi-concept franchisor Kahala Brands has acquired Pinkberry, a frozen yogurt concept headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif. The 10-year-old Pinkerry has more than 260 locations in 20 countries.