Brem and Smith to serve restaurant.
Newk's Eatery, a nine-year-old fast-casual concept, named Gary Brem director of development.
Brem spent 22 years at McDonald's and also worked with Jack in the Box, Metromedia Restaurant Group and Applebee's.
Newk's also named and Klara Smith as its general counsel. Smith was an attorney at Dallas law firm Baker & McKenzie and served as general counsel for Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, parent company of T.G.I. Friday's.