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Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry


Fine-dining force Ella Brennan dies at 92

Brennan, known as Miss Ella, was a major figure in New Orleans’ famed restaurant scene for more than 70 years.


Torchy’s Tacos taps restaurant industry vets for executive roles

The fast-casual chain pushes for growth by adding finance and operations officers.

The two casual Italian brands will be the nucleus for a new company run by the former Olive Garden chief, with financial backing from Brazil-based GP Investments.

The sandwich chain has named new development and marketing officers.

Cicely Simpson offers her views on how tax reform and other legislative and regulatory issues have affected the restaurant industry.

The former diplomat and security adviser shared her concerns about the dangers posed by a changing international and social situation.

The Signature ’18 session at this year’s National Restaurant Association Show both offered encouragement and issued challenges to the industry leaders who were in attendance.

The longtime casual-dining veteran was chosen for the Gold Plate Award from among eight leaders named as the best within their respective market segments.

Hudson Riehle, the National Restaurant Association’s senior vice president of research and knowledge, will share the latest industry data and analysis at his session, “Key Trends Shaping the Future of Foodservice."

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