casual dining


Greg Lippert named CEO of Texas upstart Willie’s Grill

The casual-dining veteran is responsible for growing the regional brand and its sister concept.


4 tactics Chili’s parent is bidding farewell

Brinker International said the redirections will set up the casual giant for extended growth.

See what diners are saying about the sector as restaurants look to revitalize.

The pending purchase of Fox Restaurant Concepts wasn’t the only news announced yesterday by the polished-casual operator.

The movie theater-restaurant chain said it did not have enough cash to make an interest payment and is considering Chapter 11.

The deal is expected to help fuel the chain’s continued growth.

Sources have confirmed a Mergermarket report of the deal to the private equity firm.

On this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," Technomic’s David Henkes talks about the business of alcohol in restaurants.

The casual-dining operator closed six locations and blamed rising minimum wages and shifting consumer tastes for the filing.

Both CEO David Burke and CFO Phyllis Knight resigned from Diversified Restaurant Holdings as founder Michael Ansley returns as interim chief executive.

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