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Lisa Jennings

Executive Editor

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Lisa Jennings, executive editor. Lisa Jennings is a veteran restaurant industry reporter and editor who covers the fast-casual sector, independent restaurants and emerging chain concepts. Her experience  includes other industry publications as well as the daily newspaper The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tenn., where she was Food Editor. Her work has been cited in the Los Angeles Times, Business Insider, FoodBeast, The Huffington Post, Time.com and more.

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Chipotle cuts 25 jobs from corporate support centers

A reorganization in May also included adding new roles in an ongoing effort to deliver on aggressive growth goals, the company said.


Inclusion takes a bow at James Beard Award gala

Top honors go to the Haitian restaurant Kann in Portland, Ore.; as well as Friday Saturday Sunday in Philadelphia; and Rob Rubba of Oyster Oyster in Washington, D.C.

The Washington, D.C.-based chain priced its shares between $17 and $19, which would raise more than $274 million.

It was the first of the Time Out food hall destinations to open in the U.S. four years ago, but the Lisbon-based company did not say why the venue will be closed.

The Los Angeles-based Oak View Group is both a facility developer and full-service venue operator that has been growing its foodservice division into a global player through acquisition.

Is it time for American diners to put on proper clothes and start behaving a bit nicer in restaurants? Some operators are bringing back dress codes and more. But it may be too late to turn back from our sweatpants-wearing ways.

When ordering online or through the app, consumers can select Drive-Thru Pick-Up, so they don't have to leave their cars.

Joining the fast-casual Chipotle on June 19, Stephen Piacentini replaces CDO Tabassum Zalotrawala, who moved to McDonald's earlier this year.

After 30 years, chef and founder Daniel Boulud's Dinex Group continues to branch out, in both New York and soon Los Angeles.

The InterContinental Washington, D.C. has parted ways with Chef Kevin Tien, despite accolades for his modern Vietnamese concept, as both restaurant and hotel workers petition for a union election.

Expected to debut in New York City late this year, the robotic concept can reportedly be operated with as few as three people in roughly 800-square feet.

The 11-unit chain acquired 13 locations of Black Rock Coffee Bar in Washington state, with plans to convert them to Wake Up Call.

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