Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


Howard Schultz for president? No.

A run would not just tarnish the Starbucks founder’s image, but also that of the company, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The nontraditional-siting pioneer was killed in a botched robbery.

The awards honor the best content and design in business-to-business media.

Chris Newcomb has been a cooking enthusiast his entire life and is on a mission to continually learn about new ingredients and expand his culinary repertoire.

The fast-casual chain hired marketer Jay Livingston away from the BarkBox subscription service.

Jeff Carcara has left Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group to join Bloomin’ Brands as president of its Bonefish Grill chain.

The eatertainment concept appointed industry veterans as COO and CFO as it readies for fast-paced growth.

Howard Schultz isn’t the only member of the industry who’s eyeing the Oval Office. Here’s the dark horse.

Rosalind Brewer becomes the online retailer’s second African-American woman board member.