Lisa Jennings

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Lisa Jennings

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Former Church’s Texas Chicken exec named CEO of Fuku

Claudia Lezcano to replace Alex Munoz-Suarez at the helm of the David Chang-founded fast-casual brand.


Blank Street Coffee adds ecommerce to rapid growth plans

As menu prices climb, this chain of micro cafes is positioning as a more-affordable alternative, hoping to become a daily ritual for Gen Z and Millennials.

3 takeaways from the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference 2022.

After nine years at the Dallas-based wings chain, Peterson will replace Jeni’s retiring CEO John Lowe.

As labor organizers rally in Sacramento, the industry associations warn of the growing threat of unionization that is "not your daddy’s labor movement.’"

The first ‘Sweetlane’ is scheduled to open Tuesday in a Chicago suburb, adding to the chain’s growing portfolio of formats.

A look at menu price increases by brand for the year so far and what is expected as food and labor costs ease in the fourth quarter and beyond.

But Canadian office traffic was still down 60% in third quarter on average, and the tailwind will more likely be felt next year.

Sources say she is leaving the fast-casual pizza chain, though details of the departure and its timing are not yet clear.

The annual trend report from AF&Co. and Carbonate kicks off the season of looking at what’s hot on menus and what’s on the rise.

Using the Spyce technology acquired last year, the fast-casual concept said the robotic makelines could be “transformative.”

The chicken wing chain's chief revenue and technology officer is moving to a CEO position, but where she is going has not been revealed.

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