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Hard Rock gets new corporate executive chef

Michael Coury will spearhead the menu strategy for the brand’s 178 cafe units.

Leadership

Applebee’s names new chief operations officer

The chain has promoted its vice president of operations.

Diversified Restaurant Holdings is pursuing a sale or other extraordinary option.

Maggiano's also saw a slide in guest counts.

Management says the venerable Italian chain will use the filing to renegotiate leases on 37 closed sites.

The chain was acquired by a private-equity firm run by restaurant franchisees.

The casual chain is offering diners two of its Custom Built Combos for $20.

The acquisition aims to boost growth of the polished-casual Mexican chain.

Customers who wear their pajamas in-restaurant and order from a select group of entrees will get a dessert free of charge.

Even the great Carnac couldn't have foreseen the role marijuana is about to play in restaurant sales, and that's just one of the who'd-have-believed-it developments.