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Back Yard Burgers acquired by restaurant vets

A private-equity firm that includes former Red Lobster and Hardee's executive Edna Morris intends to grow the better-burger chain.


Jersey Mike’s announces new vice president of sales

Brian O’Hagan first joined the chain as an area director in 2013.

The longtime industry veteran is not done with restaurants yet, including a number of small upstart chains.

Chris Morris' successor as president of California Pizza Kitchen has yet to be named.

This year hasn't been a safe one so far for chief executives in the restaurant industry. Here's a look at the many companies that have made changes in the corner office.

Paul Mangiamele and his wife have purchased the struggling chain with plans to grow its Steak and Ale brand, introduce a smaller-size Bennigan's and a nontraditional concept called Bennigan's on the Fly.

The franchised concepts run by Doherty Enterprises range from giants like Applebee’s to relative newcomers like Noodles & Company, but they sport similar traits.

If there’s one thing to be learned from interviewing top restaurateurs, it’s that leadership isn’t built on fortune cookie-style doctrines.

DineEquity, which also franchises IHOP, has reached outside the restaurant industry for Julia Stewart's successor.

The chain has named a new CFO and chief development officer.

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