Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


Jeff Carcara named president of Bonefish Grill

Jeff Carcara has left Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group to join Bloomin’ Brands as president of its Bonefish Grill chain.


Punch Bowl Social shakes up its C-suite

The eatertainment concept appointed industry veterans as COO and CFO as it readies for fast-paced growth.

Howard Schultz isn’t the only member of the industry who’s eyeing the Oval Office. Here’s the dark horse.

Rosalind Brewer becomes the online retailer’s second African-American woman board member.

The former Starbucks CEO, who recently announced a possible White House bid, says that decision has been the toughest—not his years spent building the coffee giant.

He helped turn the coffee and doughnut chain into a Canadian icon.

Jennifer Schuler plans to work to grow the quick-service chain.

Adam Golomb, previously of the Giant Eagle grocery chain, will lead the casual-dining chain’s marketing strategy.

Geoff Hill of Roark Capital was tapped to head the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Each organization also announced its new slate of directors.

The company veteran and former CFO will assume operating leadership of the global KFC division.