Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


Chipotle adds 2 new executives

Roger Theodoredis named chief legal officer; Tabassum Zalotrawala named chief development officer.


Dunkin’ Brands’ Nigel Travis cedes international role to 16-year vet

John Varughese will now lead overseas development of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins.

Ed Valle previously served as El Pollo Loco’s CMO.

The fast-growing plant-based chain is plotting rapid growth in 2019.

Authorities indicated that Mike Snyder died by suicide.

The former Back Yard Burgers CEO joins the fast-casual pizza chain to oversee operations and marketing.

Julie Younglove-Webb was also named chief restaurant operations officer.

Luby's is reviewing a slate of board candidates being pushed by an activist investor seeking to turn around the struggling company.

Bandera Partners filed a letter with the SEC, making its case for a handpicked slate of board nominees.

The former Starbucks executive is tasked with expanding the chain nationwide.