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Leadership

Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

The catalyst

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

Leadership

Brain jam takes main stage at chain restaurants’ Woodstock

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.

In just over three years, Rubin has taken Melt Shop from an idea to three units in New York City, with four more slated to open in 2014.

Ken Calwell’s read on the challenges confront chains’ C-suites.

When Donaberger first started at Saladworks, the Conshohocken, Pa.-based chain had 10,000 Facebook fans and 1,000 Twitter followers. In the span of just over a year, he has more than doubled its Facebook fans to 26,000 and quadrupled Twitter followers to more than 4,000.

If Marcus Luttrell had merely qualified to be a Navy SEAL, served in an Afghani hot zone or written two best-selling books, he'd have an inspiring story to tell. But the drama doesn't end there, as moviegoers are learning from the hit film based on his life, "Lone Survivor." It's the story attendees will hear from Luttrell himself at this year's Restaurant Leadership Conference.

The CEO of the company that operates Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's, Bonefish Grill and Fleming's will offer her perspective on key economic, government and consumer issues during a special session aimed specifically at senior restaurant executives.

Survey after survey shows that consumers love Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza. CEO Ken Calwell explains why.

Restaurateurs who view the business as a battlefield might’ve uttered an “amen” at the end of the presentation from retired Gen. Barry McCaffrey, who wound up this year’s conference with an analysis of leadership during wartime.

Ever feel that running a restaurant is like climbing Mount Everest? Alison Levine says it is, and she would know. She’s an accomplished businesswoman as well as one of the few people who’s climbed the highest peaks on all seven continents. Then there are her treks across the North and South Poles.

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