Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


IFMA reveals its 2018 Silver Plate winners

The nine honorees include some well-known restaurant leaders.


Muscle Maker Grill CEO Robert Morgan resigns

Kevin Mohan was appointed interim president as the company cancelled its mini IPO.

Never mind AUVs, ROI or LTOs. We wanted to know what REM sleep is like for CEOs of the Future 50 chains—what percolates up from their subconscious when they drift off to sleep.

No one has ever quit, claims this casual chain—and that includes Not Your Average Joe's tenacious founder Steve Silverstein.

The past year reaffirmed that tough times bring many changes in restaurant leadership. Here are four of the most dramatic shifts.

He'll be succeeded by Blaine Hurst, but will remain involved with the chain while simultaneously serving in a strategic role for owner JAB Holdings.

Papa John's, Chipotle, Panera, Buffalo Wild Wings among companies whose top executives left in 2017.

He's given credit for expanding product offerings and focusing on remodels.

The former bicycle company executive will replace Mark Hutchens, who had been named COO.

Industry veteran to “strengthen digital and social platforms.”

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