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Carrols Restaurant Group CFO Paul Flanders dies

The longtime executive helped form one of the largest franchisees in the U.S.


Jim Mizes retires as Blaze Pizza CEO

The fast-casual pizza chain named Amanda Shaw interim CEO as it looks for a replacement.

The former Zoes Kitchen chief executive takes over as the chain starts expanding into new markets.

She plans to leave the company in October, according to reports, and no successor has been named.

Bob Bafundo, the company’s president, was named “principal executive officer” of Rave Restaurant Group.

The company named Jim Norberg its chief restaurant operations officer.

Both CEO David Burke and CFO Phyllis Knight resigned from Diversified Restaurant Holdings as founder Michael Ansley returns as interim chief executive.

The former PepsiCo executive will take over the fast-food giant’s top financial post.

The two former industry executives were named independent directors in a deal between the company and activist investor Jana Partners.

With inspiration from an unlikely source, operations have changed significantly inside the kitchens of Legal Sea Foods, the high-volume polished-casual operation concentrated along the East Coast. 

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