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Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


Focus Brands makes some senior leadership changes

Kerri Christian will oversee marketing for the company’s specialty category; Tracey Young was named chief brand officer for Cinnabon; Jim Salerno was given the same title with Carvel, where Jessica Osborne will be VP of marketing.


Wyman Roberts’ career in food has been all about people

The outgoing CEO of Brinker International reflects on his impact over 17 years at the Chili’s and Maggiano’s parent.

Graves will be responsible for digital growth and other initiatives at the pizza chain.

Executive changes have become increasingly commonplace coming out of the pandemic and the corner office is no exception. Changes include some of the nation’s biggest concepts.

Setliff previously held executive posts with Jersey Mike’s Subs and Cici’s Pizza.

Kevin Hochman, president of KFC U.S., will head Chili’s parent company. Dyke Shipp, KFC’s division president, will replace him at KFC for the short-term.

The health-focused chain’s founder, Matthew Corrin, becomes executive chairman, while Victor Diab joins the Toronto-based brand as CFO.

The presiding judge said the chef's accuser had significant credibility issues, but described Batali as no saint himself.

Under pressure from a shareholder, the distribution giant said it will begin a hunt for a replacement.

The revolving sushi chain said a search has started for his replacement.

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