McDonald’s Steve Easterbrook was highest paid CEO in the restaurant industry in 2017

Restaurant CEO pay was flat last year amid weak sales and weaker stock prices.


The 20 highest-paid restaurant CEOs in 2017

The two biggest companies paid their CEOs the most.

The appointment of Thomas Song fills a gap in Dine Brands Global's turnaround team.

Chief Marketing Officer Brandon Rhoten is leaving the company, which is looking for a way to reverse worsening sales.

The industry vet had previously worked as an executive with Famous Dave’s.

The former head of international operations for Dunkin' Brands and Papa John's has taken the job on a permanent basis, after serving for two months in an interim capacity.

Highlands Bar & Grill and JuneBaby were among the big winners at this year's ceremony.

He will take over operations of the owner of Brioche Doree and La Madeleine in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

CEO Peter D’Amelio worked with chain creator Steve Silverstein to ensure a smooth transition, but he's no passive caretaker. The onetime president of The Cheesecake Factory is plotting his own course.

Getting the right CEO might not be easy without major concessions by ownership, including a sale, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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