Chain News & Profiles

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

Chipotle’s ShopHouse a Hit

Since unveiling the new Asian-inspired quick-serve concept ShopHouse in September 2011, Chipotle execs say they’ve filled their Washington D.C.-based pilot store on a daily basis and are thrilled that it’s been well-received, though no specific sales numbers were yet available.

Popeyes Names New Global Brand Officer

Richard Lynch moves over from marketing post to accept new position at the quick-service chain.

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.

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.