March 26, 2014
Pizza Inn Announces Leadership Changes
Pizza Inn Holdings promoted Chris Smith to senior vice president of operations for Pie Five Pizza, the company’s fast-casual concept. Perry Jones also joined the company as vice president of real estate.
McDonald’s to Update Management Roles
Tim Fenton will retire as chief operating officer for McDonald’s Corp., effective October 1, 2014. As a result of this transition, McDonald’s made several changes to its reporting structure.
Kayser Receives Women’s Foodservice Forum’s Leadership Award
Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) presented Catherine Kayser with its 2014 Leadership Award. Kayser is currently market president of Sysco’s Northeast broadline operations in the United States.
CEC Begins Search for New CEO
Michael H. Magusiak, president and chief executive officer for CEC Entertainment, Inc., announced his intention to retire effective
June 2, 2014.
Madison Holdings Promotes Lunak
Jeffrey Lunak was promoted to senior vice president and chief culinary officer from vice president by Madison Holdings, Inc., the multi-concept owner of Blue C Sushi, Boom and Kaisho.
This Week in Foodservice: Pizza’s Continuing Popularity, Wendy’s Might Be Second Biggest Burger Chain and More
This week we look at the pizza market’s fascinating evolution, report on the continuing controversy over wages in the foodservice industry, explore restaurant industry employee turnover and much more.
Maximizing Energy Efficiency: Why Maintenance and Proper Use Matter
Purchasing energy-efficient equipment is a significant investment. Equipment maintenance along with operator training to avoid misuse and mistakes are two key steps operators must take to protect upfront costs and maximize return on investment.