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Leadership

Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

Onetime Potbelly executive joins Aloha Poke as CEO

Industry vet Chris Birkinshaw takes the top spot at the growing fast casual.

Leadership

Bay Area seafood chain enlists industry vets for expansion push

The changes include giving casual-dining veteran Mike Hislop a bigger role.

Dawn Sweeney, National Restaurant Association president and CEO, opened Sunday afternoon’s Signature ’17 session by discussing the updates the NRA has made to better serve the restaurant industry.

The newly designed NRA Hub at this year's NRA Show is all about serving members.

The appointment came as the casual chain posted more dismal financial results, including a quarterly loss of $19.8 million.

Chef Robert Irvine and Jon Taffer spoke at NRA Show 2016 on the most common challenges for restaurateurs.

Saber, who joined Panera in 2003 after a 17-year run at McDonald’s as a franchisee and senior corporate leader, posed a question that ultimately led to Panera Cares, the company’s groundbreaking pay-what-you-can business model designed to “share the warmth” with those less fortunate.

Owner Doug Sohn is hanging up his apron (actually, it’s a t-shirt) this October after 14 years behind the counter.

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.

The celebrated New Orleans chef and restaurateur was accused in a newspaper article of fostering a culture where sexual harassment was commonplace.

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