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Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


Lionel Ladouceur named CEO of Le Duff America

He will take over operations of the owner of Brioche Doree and La Madeleine in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.


How to succeed the founder: Different by design at Not Your Average Joe’s

CEO Peter D’Amelio worked with chain creator Steve Silverstein to ensure a smooth transition, but he's no passive caretaker. The onetime president of The Cheesecake Factory is plotting his own course.

Trevor Haynes will serve as interim CEO while the struggling chain looks for a replacement.

CFO Eric Lefebvre will take over operation of the multibrand company in November.

The former Jack in the Box president is taking over for the retiring George Michel.

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

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.

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