The Power 20

This year's 20 elite leaders of the restaurant industry

The Power 20

JAB Holding Co.

This international firm is the investment arm of the billionaire Reimann family business, based in Luxembourg.

The Power 20

Leslie Bock

Referring to herself as a “strategic nutjob,” the fashion-designer-turned-tattoo-shop-owner-turned-restaurateur sees foodservice as another medium for...

The New York-based private-equity firm has been acquiring both growth chains and larger concepts, as well as franchisees.

AlabamaNick PihakisJim 'N Nick's Bar-B-QueAlaskaLaura Cole229 ParksArizonaSilvana Salcido EsparzaBarrio Café, Barrio Café Gran Reserva, Barrio...

The Atlanta-based private-equity firm is one of the most prolific investors in the restaurant industry.

Leadership is about more than communication, guidance and setting a good example. The soft skills are important, it’s true. But today’s leaders build...

Ruby Tuesday had been up for sale for some time in 2017 when it revealed it was to be sold to a name that was somewhat of a surprise—NRD Capital.

Momofuku Group has ventured beyond its traditional restaurants such as Noodle Bar, Ma Peche, Milk Bar and even QSR Fuku, into the emerging delivery-only...

The private-equity firm made its first deal in the restaurant industry in 2015, with an investment in Barteca Holdings, parent of Barcelona Wine Bar.

The restaurateurs selected as this year’s Power 20 have learned from some of the best and are passing it on. Here are three ways that mentorship is influencing these local leaders’ ability to shape the restaurant scene.

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