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casual dining

Leadership

Cheesecake Factory vet takes helm of Not Your Average Joe's

Peter D'Amelio succeeds founder Steve Silverstein, who assumes operation of the concept's first store.

Financing

Casual dining finally shrinks unit count

The sector closed more units than it opened last year, according to Technomic, after a decade of weak sales.

The pared-down casual chain now has an experienced operator with a diverse slate of concepts at the helm.

Six of Darden Restaurants' seven multiunit brands posted positive comps for Q3. The how's and why's provided some surprises.

Longtime company executive promoted to the c-suite.

Guilt was ladled out like soup this week in the restaurant business, with much of the shame megaphoned by outsiders looking in.

All members will get something free when they visit a store.

The 27-unit chain is one of the first operations to try a new federally sanctioned program for developing restaurant management.

The chain is offering a $10 discount to encourage use of the updated components.

His Back Bay Restaurant Group was an early example of the MCOs that are now found throughout the nation.