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Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

3 questions for Hazem Ouf

Hazem Ouf shares a mistake turned learning experience, laughable moment and the best advice he’s been given.

Leadership

Hazem Ouf: The Challenger

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.

Among the pieces of free advice offered on the first official day of the NRA Show were recommendations from a panel of fast-casual chain executives on fostering leadership. Here are some of the inexpensive ways they suggested to improve a chain’s consumer research, real estate prowess, financial performance and other functions.

Bill Marriott took the main stage at the Restaurant Leadership Conference the day before his 83rd birthday providing insights on what he thinks it takes to run a successful company. Here are three takeaways.

Wendy's CEO Emil Brolick shared many insights on leadership, growth, making mistakes, leaving a legacy, and more at the Restaurant Leadership Conference on Wednesday.

Today’s scheduled speakers include Dr. Ben Carson; former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly; and professional golfer Cheyenne Woods.

In an interview conducted two months after the IPO of Shake Shack, a spin-off he serves as chairman, Meyer shared his take on the challenges of transitioning from entrepreneur to corporate chief.

He’s built an empire putting employees first. Now that Danny Meyer has taken Shake Shack public, will shareholders be OK with staying in the backseat?

When Steve Easterbrook assumed the top post at McDonald’s Corp. on March 1, he brought to the job considerable experience in turnarounds and international market dynamics—two areas where his predecessor, Don Thompson, was spotty at best, critics say.

Meet the family dynasties leading restaurants into a new generation.