Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


Four Foods Group names Shauna Smith president

The multi-brand franchisee and brand operator promotes the company’s cofounder.


Bob Bafundo named president of Pizza Inn owner Rave Restaurant Group

Andrea Allen was promoted to chief accounting and administrative officer.

Parent company Inspire Brands reached outside the restaurant industry for Lyle Tick, a retailer with deep marketing experience.

The appointment comes after more than a decade with the regional fast-casual brand.

The former Yum Brands and Biscuitville executive will also be the chain’s COO.

Schnatter's not the only one who deserves blame in what has to be a situation unmatched in its bizarreness.

Maguire is leaving for another job, as yet unrevealed.

The company’s president is replacing John Maguire, who is leaving.

The emerging eatertainment brand, from the founders of Smashburger, positions itself for growth.

The two-decade casual-dining veteran is joining TDn2K as CEO.