In a tough year for restaurants, CEO pay took a big hit

The highest-paid executive last year wasn't even a CEO, and three of the 10 best-paid chief executives no longer work for their companies.


Sammie Flippen runs a high-performing Noodles & Company location with servant leadership

The Restaurant Business GM of the Year strives to exceed operational standards and create a positive, supportive environment, both inside the restaurant and out.

General managers from Noodles & Co., O’Charley’s and Endiro Coffee were selected as the top GMs in RB’s inaugural award.

More than ever before, restaurant operators are focusing on recruiting, retaining and developing talent for this key position, which many say is the heart of any successful operation.

The coffee giant’s “CEO elect,” who takes over the full-time job in April, received a sign-on bonus and stock awards. Howard Schultz, the interim CEO, was paid $1.

BRIX Holdings also raised Dawn Petite to president of Friendly's after a 40-year affiliation.

A new program works to ease the industry's labor problem, and lighten a societal problem, by getting people who've run afoul of the law into restaurant jobs. Operators praise the results.

Todd McEvoy was named chief operating officer for the Dallas-based casual dining restaurant chain.

Restaurant Rewind: Here's how a mothballed Burger King was hidden for 13 years.

In an interview conducted two months after the IPO of Shake Shack, a spin-off he serves as chairman, Meyer shared his take on the challenges of transitioning from entrepreneur to corporate chief.

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