J. Alexander’s names Jason Parks CIO

Longtime company executive promoted to the c-suite.


6 leadership ideas from cutting-edge chains

Executives from Cava, Tender Greens and Umami Burger share their winning strategies.

New York restaurateur and Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer became the inaugural winner of the RB Restaurant Leader of the Year award at the Restaurant Leadership Conference this morning.

The creator of breakthrough items like the Doritos Locos Taco will now be charged with differentiating the casual brand from the pack.

The group’s COO has been promoted to oversee its plans for growth.

A union goes after a small restaurant chain, Tim Hortons franchisees head to court, Starbucks battles monsters, and two of the industry's best-known chefs draw spatulas—some of the business's most intense struggles have somehow dodged notice. Until now.

Tim Ward, formerly of Arby's, has been with the seafood fast casual since 2011.

Innovative restaurant executives look to these sources for inspiration.

A former McDonald's exec has joined the casual-dining chain.

Industry veteran to “strengthen digital and social platforms.”

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