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Leadership

Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

Blaze Pizza adds several new executives

Mandy Shaw, former finance executive with Outback owner Bloomin’ Brands, is named CFO.

Leadership

Why Brian Niccol shouldn't turn Chipotle into a QSR

Or at least not too much. The industry needs a sometimes-annoying contrarian to keep it fresh and innovative. Let it remain the anti-fast-food brand.

The fast casual looks to jump-start its growth with updated leadership.

The history of the American restaurant industry over the past 100 years is anything but brief.

After steering McDonald’s through a key period in its domestic development, Ed Rensi is building a next-generation burger chain that’s widely hailed as a concept to watch. He’ll draw on both aspects of his career for a candid look at how the strategies for chain success have changed, a rare appearance slated for the 2012 Restaurant Leadership Conference.

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.

Prudhomme’s 58-year career in the food industry, cut short last week by his death at age 75, changed the American palate and indelibly stamped menus. Here’s, in timeline form, is how it happened.

New President Denyelle Bruno joins the 24-unit chain after serving at the Drybar hairstyling specialist.

Sometimes good news can be just as arresting as the bad. Here are a few standout instances, brought to you as a special Thanksgiving edition.

The longtime industry veteran is not done with restaurants yet, including a number of small upstart chains.

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