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Leadership

Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

Paul Twohig named president at MOD Pizza

The chain’s chief operating officer gets a promotion, among a number of new executive appointments.

Leadership

Rensi rants and remarks

He took the stage like a victorious general and made it clear from the get-go that this would be no ordinary presentation. “I don’t do speeches anymore,” former McDonald’s USA CEO Ed Rensi barked to a packed ballroom at the Restaurant Leadership Conference. “I rant.”

With one foot in HR and the other in marketing, Jensen has the express job of making employees feel good about their positions at Zoës Kitchen, the Plano, Texas-based Mediterranean fast casual with more than 110 units

The size of his operations dwarfs all other franchises (and many restaurant parent companies, as well). Yet Flynn relishes his role as franchising’s poster boy—and he’s the best in the business at it.

Sabato Sagaria was formerly chief restaurant officer for Union Square Hospitality Group. He'll now head Barteca's 15-unit taco and tequila concept.

The 57-year-old entrepreneur was reportedly worried about overdue tax payments and an overtime pay lawsuit.

The former Ruby Tuesday executive will take over for the retired G.J. Hart.

One of the wings chain's largest franchisees says the repair work is already starting, and it's delighted with what's happening.

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Two for one? Kids eat free? Everybody does that. When Guy Campbell set out to turn around anemic sales on Mondays, he wanted to do something different. He wanted to own Mondays.

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