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How Sean Brock is spreading joy via Joyland

The famed Southern chef is ready to grow his fast-casual concept, saying it’s “a great privilege for somebody to make something as simple as a burger and fries and see how happy it makes people.”


McDonald’s shuffles its executive team

Ian Borden was named CFO as Kevin Ozan is promoted to oversee strategy before he retires next year. Marion Gross was named chief supply chain officer.

The funding round, which includes support from a Danny Meyer-backed fund and others, will help the pandemic-battered 30-unit chain reopen temporarily closed restaurants and double its store count over the next three years.

Adney assumes the posts at the fast casual following the retirement of Larry Rusinko, who worked at the chain for more than six years.

Billed as the "Biggest Opening of 2016" when it launched in December, SingleThread is a fine-dining concept dedicated to the details, from an in-depth surveillance system to condensationless water cups.

How a bad investment led to the creation of Sustainable Restaurant Group.