Restaurant Business Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Maze is a longtime industry journalist who writes about restaurant finance, mergers and acquisitions and the economy, with a particular focus on quick-service restaurants. He writes daily about the factors influencing the operating environment, including labor and food costs and various industry trends such as technology and delivery.
Jonathan has been widely quoted in media publications such as the New York Times and the Washington Post and has appeared on CNBC, Yahoo Finance and NPR. He writes a weekly finance-focused newsletter for Restaurant Business, The Bottom Line, and is the host of the weekly podcast “A Deeper Dive.”Tweets by jonathanmaze
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Laxman Narasimhan takes the helm at Starbucks
The coffee chain said that its CEO-in-waiting took over the permanent position on Monday for Howard Schultz, who takes a spot on the company’s board.
An 8-unit McDonald's franchisee declares bankruptcy
Rice Enterprises, a longtime operator out of the Pittsburgh area, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy less than two years after it was sued over the rape of a 14-year-old employee by one of its managers.