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A series of restaurant chains announce operational and development news.

While most segments of the restaurant industry continue to face challenges caused by the recession and slow pace of the ensuing recovery, fast-casual chains seem perfectly positioned for the prevailing economic and social climate, according to new research from Technomic, a Chicago-based foodservice market research firm.

The National Restaurant Association opens up the doors to its annual tradeshow on May 21 in Chicago's McCormick Place. The four-day event features an ambitious agenda that has a little something for most foodservice professionals.

An affiliate of Golden Gate Capital has reached an agreement to purchase California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPKI) for approximately $470 million. The transaction is currently expected to close in the third quarter of this year.

The mult-concept chain restaurant operator draws on its internal resources to restructure portions of the company's management team.

Executive Chairman Paul House appointed Interim CEO for Canadian quick-service chain Tim Hortons.

HTPG enhances its distribution capabilities through a new warehouse.

Six restaurant chains announce expansion plans,menu expansion and financial results.

The Hennessy/Hill Awards recognize top Air Force and Marine Corps foodservice facilities during the NRA Show 2011.


Study shows sustainable efforts gaining traction among restaurants and appreciated by consumers.

Foodservice industry veteran David Parsley brings his supply chain and logistics expertise to multi-concept operator Brinker International.

TriMark's Taylor accepts his award in front of a capacity crowd at FE&S' Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala.

Reps' report an acceleration of business activity to continue into the second quarter of 2011.

Longtime engineer James K. Pool III replaces the retiring Paul Lehr as president of TurboChef.

Tundra Specialties continues to grow through this acquisition of a local company.