Chain News & Profiles

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

Newk's Promotes Anderson to VP

Restaurant industry veteran will oversee area directors for the fast-casual concept's nine company-owned locations.

Hooters Updates Leadership Team

Parrish and Whittle take on new roles as the chain presses forward with its new prototype.

Wendy's Updates Leadership Team

COO shake-up has Wright in and Peters forming a new franchise venture.

Bruegger's Parent Names Inaugural COO

Applebee's vet takes on new challenges.

Chorna Takes Flight with Johnny Rockets

Restaurant industry veteran comes onboard in international capacity.

Buffets Inc. Changes Name to Ovation Brands

Change comes as company launches new Main Street Concept.

Starbucks Unveils Two Flagship Stores in China

Starbucks opened a pair of locations in China featuring new design concepts to help provide what the company describes as an elevated experience.

Wingstop Takes Off: An In-Depth Profile on the Fast-Casual Concept

The fast-casual wing concept's sharp focus helps it rise above a growing flock of competitors.

Starbucks Introduces "Artisan" Style Baked Goods

We caught up with a Starbucks spokesperson who gave us the lowdown on the new La Boulange line of freshly made baked goods and pastries the chain serves warm.

Dunkin' Brands Updates Management Team

Expanded roles for Twohig and Mitchell.

Noyes to Become President of Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub

Company undertakes major reimaging campaign.