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Plant-forward plates grow on menus during Lent


In a Facebook post, the longtime chief executive of the sandwich chain said he will hand the job over to COO Mike Hancock. He will remain Firehouse’s chairman.

The buffet salad chain has signed a lease to reopen in Tucson, Ariz., in a former location. It remains to be seen how the brand will adapt to the post-pandemic era.

And, yes, there are pickles. The chain is a sponsor of the upcoming Pickleball Slam event, in which tennis icons battle with paddles instead of racquets.

Interim CEO Krishna Gupta plans to continue what he helped his college buddy Rajat Suri start back in 2008. Suri stepped down as CEO this week.