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Casual-dining rebound hasn't pulled Chili’s along

Sales and traffic comps remained negative for the big brand in Brinker’s portfolio.

Denny Marie Post gets a bigger job at Red Robin

The longtime marketing and menu-development executive has been promoted to president.

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

The owner of Bravo Cucina Italiana and Brio Tuscan Grille will be acquired in an all-cash deal.

A true challenger to the Cronut appears, along with signs of a deeper dive into groceries by The Cheesecake Factory, less yelling at Red Robin, a return to crazy restaurant theming and crow being added to the menu of Jack in the Box.

The chain has promoted its vice president of operations.

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

The parent of Chili's and Maggiano's says the longtime marketing executive and hands-on operator will focus on the guest experience.

The chain has its third CEO in about 13 months.

Longtime company executive promoted to the c-suite.

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