Johnny Rockets


Mike Nolan named CEO of Johnny Rockets

The company’s president is replacing John Maguire, who is leaving.

A retro-inspired diner offering burgers and other American fare

Offering “The Original Hamburger” and other classic diner fare in a retro setting

Overall, the varied menu category is flat, up .3% in sales to $23.9 billion and .5% in units to 7,792.

Nevermind better burgers. Chicken is ruling the roost for limited-service restaurants, as the latest round of limited-time items attests.

Chain restaurants are discovering that nostalgia sells.

As storage space contracts, chains are getting resourceful with everything from shelves to ceiling height and inventory.

Sharing servers' tips with back-of-the-house staff led to a lawsuit and a Department of Labor agreement.

John Maguire will serve as president and CEO of both brands.