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Leadership

Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

Mix it up with Middle Branch's Lucinda Sterling

With a B.S. in psychology and business, Sterling’s goals did not include professional bartending, but her skills turned out to work to her advantage.

Leadership

Top newsmakers of 2015

They made the boldest headlines in what was indisputably an up-and-down year. The ups were rocket shots to nosebleed heights, and the downs were just as extreme—catastrophic, yet wellsprings of outrage and surprise. Here are six individuals who contributed to the rollercoaster ride.

The quick-service chain’s CEO is stepping down after almost a decade in the job.

The speculation about who'll be Steve Ells' successor is already at full throttle. Here are a few of the candidates we think may be in the mix.

Matthew Corrin pens yet another note to attempt a partial takeover of a quick-service chain.

The casual veteran was added to the L Catterton holding's leadership as part of a management team expansion.

The lodging company has assigned overall responsibility for its 80 one-of-a-kind dining rooms to Scott Gingerich.

Struggling to reach staffers who seem lost in their own world? Well, have you thought about pottery? That’s the improbable route Bill Strickland took when he set out to turn the disadvantaged of his native Pittsburgh into choice job candidates all but vibrating with enthusiasm. Now a world-renowned motivational authority, Strickland has agreed to recount how he molds workforce stars from prospects that don’t appear to fit the system. His delivery at the Restaurant Leadership Conference promises to be as unusual as the training approach he’s taken.

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