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The industry innovator and icon will be honored at the upcoming Restaurant Leadership Conference.

Here's what Ron Shaich, Restaurant Business’ 2018 Restaurant Leader of the Year, recalls as the critical pivot points so far for the company he led for more than three decades.

The fast-casual brand is said to be launching a consulting service for other restaurants.

Chains are ramping up R&D to launch on-trend dishes.

The company is recalling cream cheese out of an "abundance of caution" and says nobody was sickened.

In a shot to its competitors, Panera petitions the government to improve food transparency around eggs.

The longtime industry veteran is not done with restaurants yet, including a number of small upstart chains.

After serving one company for 36 years, the former Panera Bread chief has some definite ideas about what a chain leader should be.

In a letter to employees, now-former CEO Ron Shaich details strong improvement.

Count Mother Nature squarely among the parties generating the loudest buzz, along with a hotelier in a new job and a one-time online bookseller.