Red Robin

CEO of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Beer Her charge: 550 full-service, casual burger restaurants, 85% of which are company-operated, and 17% of which are located in malls Prior posts CMO, EVP, Chief...

On competition "This has been an industry of fast followership. If I see one more tempura green bean, I’m going to die.” On the so-called better-burger upstarts “I’m not totally sold on the fast-...

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With new outlets providing less of a return, operators are directing capital elsewhere.
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The full-service casual chain said it might revisit the use of smaller units in the future, but as a way of tapping the boom in takeout and delivery.
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Post replaces Steve Carley, who is retiring.
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The chain has charged former LYFE Kitchen marketing chief Stephanie Hoppe with bolstering growth.
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The appointee replaces Carin Stutz, who recently left the fast casual for the C-suite at Red Robin.
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An event called FARE brings together foodservice professionals from across all the channels where ready-to-eat food is sold, be it a hotel, a restaurant or a c-store. Here are some of the insights that were served up by that horizontal approach.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the...