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Jonathan Maze

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Leadership

Dave George named Darden COO

The casual-dining chain operator also named Dan Kiernan president of Olive Garden.

Financing

J. Alexander's-Ninety Nine merger dealt a big blow

A pair of advisory firms are recommending that shareholders vote against the deal.

The company is slowing growth of Del Frisco's Grille amid sales challenges.

The Bottom Line: Deals such as Arby's acquisition of Buffalo Wild Wings show a shift in investor thinking.

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

The Bottom Line: Overexpansion, marketing problems and intense competition have hurt the chain's sales. But it can recover.

In a shot to its competitors, Panera petitions the government to improve food transparency around eggs.

The chain’s new Double Quarter Pound King seems aimed at McDonald’s Double Quarter Pounder.

The Bottom Line: Here’s what other companies can learn from the pizza chain’s comeback as CEO Patrick Doyle leaves.

The movie theater-restaurant chain hopes to raise up to $40 million from investors to expand.

The coffee chain this week opened a test cashless unit in Seattle.

The Bottom Line: The payments to the CFO and CMO to stick around during a CEO transition were probably not necessary.

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