operator news

  • Bloomin’ Names VP of Business Development

    Multiconcept operator Bloomin’ Brands promoted Mark Graff to senior vice president of business development and financial planning. Graff will lead the company’s business development team, including asset and franchise development, in addition to his existing financial planning

  • Franchisee Acquires Fuddruckers 

    An affiliate of Nicholas Perkins, one of the chain’s largest franchisees, will acquire Fuddruckers for an estimated $18.5 million from multiconcept operator Luby’s. The deal includes master ownership of the Fuddruckers brand worldwide.