Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership Articles

Sometimes good news can be just as arresting as the bad. Here are a few standout instances, brought to you as a special Thanksgiving edition.

Boyd Hoback oversees two successful chains, including a rare exception to the downturn in casual dining. So who is he?

The chain has named a new CFO and chief development officer.

The spotlight has missed Boyd Hoback, CEO and president of Good Times Restaurants.

The chain has its third CEO in about 13 months.

Brian O’Hagan first joined the chain as an area director in 2013.

Brian Livingston is returning to the company after leaving in 2014.

Michael Coury will spearhead the menu strategy for the brand’s 178 cafe units.

The decision by an overwhelming majority of the chain's franchise community is the latest sign of a festering relationship with the franchisor.

The chain has promoted its vice president of operations.