Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


With its new hire, Chipotle shows it's just another QSR

The Bottom Line: The burrito chain has been trending toward normalization for some time now, and that's a good thing.


How Paul Macaluso plans to revamp Krystal

The new CEO aims to tap his marketing and operations background to get the chain’s sales and profits back up.

The Jesus of Pizza dishes on how his “tribe” strives for a different kind of workplace.

Barbara Lynch, chef and owner of Barbara Lynch Gruppo, credits a strong team for her success, but a bit of South Boston moxie doesn’t hurt.

Fred DeLuca never reduced the formula for building the world’s largest restaurant chain into a neat sound bite of a philosophy, but he was quick to cite two pillars to his thinking, be it about ...

The celebrity chef and TV star will assume operational responsibility, freeing Steve Ells to concentrate on his first brainchild, Chipotle.

Here are some of the industry standouts who died during the past year, and the legacies they left.

The COO was given a promotion as the chain continues its expansion.

A Papa John’s and Long John Silver’s veteran takes over the job, with the goal of global expansion.

He had been Cinnabon’s brand president.

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