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Leadership

NYC's Institute of Culinary Education celebrates Jacques Pépin and his educational legacy

Pépin was a founding dean of the French Culinary Institute, a training ground for some of today’s most influential chefs.

Leadership

First Watch CEO Chris Tomasso among IFMA Silver Plate Award winners

The 70th annual awards from the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association recognize leaders who have made lasting contributions to advance the foodservice industry.

He was involved in the daytime dining chain for 38 years, many of them spent as CEO. "Ken's impact and influence is—and will forever be—felt throughout our organization," current CEO Chris Tomasso said.

The agreement between BJ's and Fund 1 Investments will also create a new board committee focused on improving shareholder value.

Executive Summary: Wendy's has a new tech chief and Captain D's makes plans for global expansion with an executive hire.

Known for his work with Wolfgang Puck Worldwide and Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, Essa is tasked with helping the casual-dining concept grow around the world.

Julie Masino wants to accelerate the family dining chain's rejuvenation efforts and menu evolution.

Executive Summary: Jim Metevier was elevated to chief executive of the pizza chain and Christopher Meyer is retiring from the Outback Steakhouse parent after two decades.

The downtown Philadelphia facility also features an innovation center, but no offices. It's been designed to foster collaboration.

Executive Summary: Michael Kark becomes president of global licensing at Shake Shack and more restaurant leadership shifts.

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