Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


Smoothie King names a president in management shuffle

Dan Harmon adds the title while continuing to serve as COO. The duties of two other executives were also expanded.


The 10 highest-paid restaurant CEOs of 2018

A Restaurant Business analysis reveals which leaders made the most last year.

Restaurant stocks did poorly last year, and CEOs’ pay followed—for the most part.

Erik Hess, who spent 25 years with the burger giant, replaces Bruce Schroder at the Focus Brands-owned fast casual.

The leadership change has cost Noodles & Co. its executive chairman.

Conrad, who joined the fast-casual chain in 2016, previously was its vice president of marketing.

The longtime industry executive comes to the chain from CKE Restaurants.

David Danowitz will steer the fast-casual burger chain as it grows.

Why is there a luxury car on the cover of this month's Restaurant Business magazine?

The company’s founder, who has exited all of his roles and is selling stock, again said that the chain needed to replace its leadership.

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