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Darden changes leadership of Cheddar’s, Seasons 52

Dave George is overseeing Cheddar's, and John Martin will be responsible for Seasons 52.

The two casual Italian brands will be the nucleus for a new company run by the former Olive Garden chief, with financial backing from Brazil-based GP Investments.

The longtime casual-dining veteran was chosen for the Gold Plate Award from among eight leaders named as the best within their respective market segments.

The longtime casual-dining veteran was chosen for the Gold Plate Award from among eight leaders named as the best within their respective market segments.

Situations at Applebee's, Dunkin' and Darden will be true tests of some promising leaders' mettle.

Remaining restaurants will be converted into Eddie V's restaurants.

The folks in green aprons are changing roles in what the company calls Deployment 2.0, and that's just one of the developments that turned heads in the restaurant industry this week.

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