Chain News & Profiles

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

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.

Red Robin Forms Menu Team

Casual dining chain adds a trio of foodservice professionals to its roster.

Chain Operating Report for May 16

A handful of restaurant chains continue their expansion efforts in Texas, Michigan and India.

Max and Erma's Promotes Weis

Makes the jump to president from vice president of operations.

Koenig Named Chairman of the Board for Quaker Steak & Lube

Longstreet remains the chain's CEO.

Carucci Promoted to President of Yum!

Grismer tapped to fill Carucci's CFO post.

5 & Diner Ready to Rock-N-Roll

The owners of this '50s style chain hope potential franchisees flip for a smaller, more affordable prototype.

Heeley Becomes CEO for Earl of Sandwich

Foodservice veteran comes from Au Bon Pain.

Chain Operating Report for April 25

This week's chain news includes a new prototype for McAlister's, operating results for Chipotle and Yum!, and expansion news for Dunkin' Donunts and Krispy Kreme.