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Lisa Jennings

Executive Editor

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Lisa Jennings

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Chipotle appears to be testing a new concept

A new Kitchen United Mix location scheduled to open in Santa Monica, Calif., this month will include a concept called Farmesa that appears to have ties to Chipotle.


Chef Edward Lee on the sustainability of restaurants

As he prepares to open the new concept Nami in Louisville, Ky., the restaurateur discusses the LEE Initiative and efforts to build a better industry.

The casual-dining operator also named Jeremy Shelton to the role of executive corporate culinary director.

The fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain reported a disappointing fourth quarter but said its "back to basics" focus is paying off with positive transactions in January.

It's official. The time is right to sell the global dining-and-nightlife operator of Tao Asian Bistro, Hakkasan and Lavo Italian, among others, parent company says.

The pan-Asian concept opens a seventh unit this week in Tampa, with two more to come.

Leigh Burnside served previously as CFO or Wendy's U.S. She replaces Darrell Snygg, who is retiring.

Fiscal 2022 was a good year for the multi-brand franchisor, which highlighted the "power of the portfolio" and plans to double down on co-branding.

The multi-brand platform created by a former Chipotle Mexican Grill exec is preparing to add a new category to the family.

But the fast-casual chain also makes value move to appeal to families with buy-three-get-fourth-free offer.

Synergies with Mongolian Concepts are designed to make the economic model work for both new and existing franchisees.

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