April 17, 2013
Cowboy Chicken Names New Director Franchise Development
Cowboy Chicken-Wood Fire Rotisserie, a seven-unit fast-casual brand based in Dallas, named Kathy Davidson its director franchise development.
Unified Brands Gets New Latin American Business Development Manager
Jorge Paredes Diaz was named Latin American business development manager for Unified Brands.
This Week In Foodservice: Restaurants and Bar Sales Buck the Retail Trend
Although overall retail sales in the U.S. declined 0.4 percent in March, the restaurant and bar segment posted a solid 4.3 percent increase.
Smith & Wollensky Names New Director of Operations
Joe O’Brien was named national director of operations for Smith & Wollensky’s nine restaurants.
Remembering Dean Barringer
Retired manufacturers’ rep Dean Barringer, founder of Denver-based Barringer Marketing, passed away on April 8. He was 94 years old.
TCBY Sweetens its Value Proposition
The grande dame of the red-hot fro-yo space leverages a vibrant new look, a new self-serve format and product innovation to become fresh and compelling again.
Capriotti’s Names Director of Supply Chain and Quality Assurance
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop named Susan Harrison director of supply chain and quality assurance.
Senior Management Changes Announced at Burger King Worldwide
Burger King Worldwide (BKW) announced a series of changes to its executive leadership team, which includes new roles for executives Bernardo Hees and Daniel Schwartz.
Ice-O-Matic Names New Director of Strategic Accounts
Ice-O-Matic promoted Linda Gregory to director of strategic accounts from national accounts manager.