Chain News & Profiles

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

Texas Roadhouse Updates Management Team

Steve Ortiz, chief operating officer of Texas Roadhouse, Inc., will retire effective January 12, 2015.

Sonic Opens Culinary Innovation Center

As part of its strategy to open 1,000 new locations in 10 years, Sonic Drive-In opened a Culinary Innovation Center.

Captain D’s Comes Ashore in Alabama

 As part of its plan to ignite corporate store development, Captain D’s opened a company-owned restaurant in Birmingham, Ala.

Boston Market Opens First Military-Based Location

Boston Market opened its first location at a military installation at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Noble Roman’s Updates Management Team

Paul Mobley takes on new responsibilities.

Mills Becomes COO for Logan’s Roadhouse

Whataburger Updates Structure and Management Team

Whataburger has announced several updates to the company's business structure and management team that go into effect January 1, 2015.

Former Le Duff Executive Vintz Becomes CEO of TooJay’s

Florida-based chain has 26 locations.

Peros Becomes Togos COO

IHOP vet takes on new challenges.

Chain Operating Report for Nov. 11

The chain restaurants making news this week include Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza, Bojangles' Chicken and Biscuits, CKE Restaurants, The Melting Pot Restaurants and others.

Rock & Brews Ready to Roll with Reynolds

Restaurant industry veteran charged with expanding the emerging chain's presence.