Chain News & Profiles

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

Pizza Hut Lands in South Africa

Pizza Hut opened its first restaurant in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Wilbur Curtis Co. Promotes Reddington

New director of marketing. 

Chuck E. Cheese's Parent Buys Peter Piper Pizza

Private equity firm ACON Investments divests the 32-unit pizza and entertainment chain.

Black Angus Brands Ames President and CEO

Former Benihana executive takes on a new role with the steakhouse chain.

Denny’s Promotes Bode

Company also named new marketing and people officers.

Lee Steps in as Interim CEO for Darden

Shareholders replace entire board.

Another Broken Egg Café Names New COO

Former franchisee Armantrout assumes an operational leadership position for the emerging restaurant chain.

Logan's Roadhouse Names Borgese President

Former Max Brenner CEO assumes new role with the casual dining chain.

Chain Profile: Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar

Thanks to high-end ingredients, a chef-driven menu and an unusual partnership with another chain, Bad Daddy’s is poised to take its award-winning burgers national.

JAB Holding to Acquire Einstein Noah Restaurant Group

Deal valued at $374 million. 

TGI Fridays to Shift to Mostly Franchised Model

Causal-dining chain hopes to sell most of its 247 company-owned locations during the next 18 months.