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Leadership

Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

The rainmaker: Phil Romano shares industry knowledge

Phil Romano has a knack for creating restaurant concepts that set industry standards. His next venture: Sharing that knowledge with the next generation of restaurant entrepreneurs.

Leadership

Mix it up with Middle Branch's Lucinda Sterling

With a B.S. in psychology and business, Sterling’s goals did not include professional bartending, but her skills turned out to work to her advantage.

Taking a less-than-traditional approach to restaurants, Brendan Sodikoff has launched a growing empire in Chicago in just over four years.

Barbara Lynch, chef and owner of Barbara Lynch Gruppo, credits a strong team for her success, but a bit of South Boston moxie doesn’t hurt.

Think your job is a challenging? The industry leaders that made our inaugural power list have faced some big mountains in their tenure and scaled them masterfully.

Denny’s CEO John Miller kicked off this year’s Restaurant Leadership Conference with a call on the executives in attendance to suspend competitive considerations and end childhood hunger as an industry.

Laura Jakobsen, senior vice president, marketing and design at Pinkberry, gives advice to women striving to become innovative leaders.

Rohini Dey, owner of the Vermillion restaurants in Chicago and New York City, never thought her girlhood passion to save the world would land her in upscale dining. Now that she’s here, Dey is shocked that there are so few women leading the industry.

Donatos’ chairman is a master at getting things done with equal parts courage and compassion.

CEOs from Dunkin’ Brands, Brinker International, the National Restaurant Association and Outback parent Bloomin’ Brands, and their riffs will be different perspectives on the macro issues confronting all chain executives at RLC's general session—The Leadership Watch Power Panel.

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