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Leadership

Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

Top 11 restaurant C-suite changes of 2015

Here’s a review of the executive changes in 2015 that hold the most profound implications for the business in the years beyond.

Leadership

Top newsmakers of 2015

They made the boldest headlines in what was indisputably an up-and-down year. The ups were rocket shots to nosebleed heights, and the downs were just as extreme—catastrophic, yet wellsprings of outrage and surprise. Here are six individuals who contributed to the rollercoaster ride.

From the day she entered the restaurant business as a job analyst for Hardee’s Food Systems, Edna Morris has grown from leadership role to leadership role by dashing preconceptions through a combination of learning and resolve.

From the best advice she was ever given to the greatest influence on her career, industry vet Edna Morris gives an inside look at her working life.

Fred DeLuca never reduced the formula for building the world’s largest restaurant chain into a neat sound bite of a philosophy, but he was quick to cite two pillars to his thinking, be it about ...

The New Orleans culinary scene reflects on the impact of one of its most celebrated chefs.

Prudhomme’s 58-year career in the food industry, cut short last week by his death at age 75, changed the American palate and indelibly stamped menus. Here’s, in timeline form, is how it happened.

“If Gini represents the next generation of leadership, we are all in amazing and capable hands,” says Joni Doolin, CEO and founder of workforce-data firm TDN2K.

Michael Mina has built an empire operating higher-end restaurants. But the next concept on tap for him is a bit different than the rest-it isn't a restaurant.

This longtime CEO and pioneer in the fast-casual realm grew a family business to one of the top better-burger chains in the U.S. through dedication to the brand’s roots.