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Restaurant Leadership Update

The restaurant industry is expanding at a strong pace again, but there's a difference to the growth and the strategies driving it. Chains are creating opportunities by peering further into the future and anticipating the trends in consumer preferences, restaurant recruitment, financing, politics and restaurant operations. They're hungering for ideas, innovation and insight.

Restaurant Leadership Update Articles

For TGI Fridays U.K., CEO Karen Forrester’s people-first strategy has paid off in more ways than one.

With a fight for board seats about to begin, the casual-dining company is sending its side of the story to shareholders.

Get a snapshot of today's franchising market before jumping on board.

The leader of the successful hunt for Osama bin Laden will share what he’s learned during a career that began in a restaurant and ended in a Cabinet seat.

Challenge has been a constant in the lives of Mark Kelly and Gabby Giffords. In a keynote address at RLC 2015, the astronaut and former Congresswoman will share how they find the resolve to lead extraordinary lives, even after tragedy struck in the form of a mad shooter’s bullet.

Restaurant CEOs told RLC 2014 attendees that a valuable management tool is blundering, sometimes spectacularly.

Next year’s show will shift to a new location, a necessity because of the RLC’s growth. Here’s how the new site shapes up.

The 2014 Restaurant Leadership Conference gathered the most progressive and influential individuals in the restaurant industry in Scottsdale, Ariz., earlier this month.

Here’s what other RLC attendees took away from the 2014 Restaurant Leadership Conference.

Ideas flew like golf balls at a driving range during the four days of the Restaurant Leadership Conference. Here are a dozen the editorial staff of Restaurant Business regarded as particularly worth retrieving.