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Leadership

Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

Get to know the new restaurant heirs

Some kids born into the family business make a swift exit into another career. Not so for these restaurant progeny. They're expanding their empire.

Leadership

4 tips to run a successful companywide meeting

Systemwide meetings can serve many purposes—damage control, ideation, recognition, training—but do you need a meeting? Is your message being understood?

Sharon Van Meter is a receipient of the Live It! Women With Impact recognition from the Women's Foodservice Forum. Here are some of her leadership tips.

The size of his operations dwarfs all other franchises (and many restaurant parent companies, as well). Yet Flynn relishes his role as franchising’s poster boy—and he’s the best in the business at it.

Panera Bread founder, Chairman and CEO Ron Shaich shared his one-cafe-at-a-time focus at Winsight’s Restaurant Leadership Conference.

A look at the tycoon’s notable rows with industry players this year.

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

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.