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Leadership

Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

The champion

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

Leadership

Danny Meyer on the challenges all leaders face

In an interview conducted two months after the IPO of Shake Shack, a spin-off he serves as chairman, Meyer shared his take on the challenges of transitioning from entrepreneur to corporate chief.

Finding a turnaround course for Arby’s was easy for its new ceo. All he did was ask.

The parent company of O’Charley’s and Village Inn has appointed family-dining veteran Craig Barber as president, with oversight of 474 restaurants and franchise rights to 96 more.

The new position comes as the company works to expand technology efforts and its global presence.

Innovative restaurant executives look to these sources for inspiration.

Edie Ames previously helmed The Counter and Built Custom Burgers.

The finance veteran has been with the chain since 2000.

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.

Among the pieces of free advice offered on the first official day of the NRA Show were recommendations from a panel of fast-casual chain executives on fostering leadership. Here are some of the inexpensive ways they suggested to improve a chain’s consumer research, real estate prowess, financial performance and other functions.

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