Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


NRA announces new leadership slate

The top three officers were drawn from the independent community.


Flynn Dekker resigns as Wingstop CMO

The marketing chief will take a sabbatical to spend time with his family.

Attendees of the Restaurant Leadership Conference were treated to a host of aha moments, including these.

In his 45 years in the industry, Rich Batley has had the rug pulled out from under him more than once.

Hazem Ouf doesn’t profess to have all the answers for reviving restaurant organizations, even after snatching the likes of Village Inn, Max & Erma’s and O’Charley’s from the ICU.

Denny Marie Post, CEO of Red Robin, is tasked with anticipating where consumer preferences will be down the road, and making sure her team is there, too.

KFC has hired a new CMO after promoting the former holder of that role earlier this year.

The chef and restaurateur hurt his own cause by not stopping with an apology to fans.

The former California Pizza Kitchen CEO will take over the Austin,Texas-based growth concept.

Longtime company executive promoted to the c-suite.

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