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Lisa Jennings

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Lisa Jennings

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Everytable wins $8M investment to help hourly workers become operators

The Los Angeles-based mission-driven chain is preparing its first crop of franchise operators in the program designed to bridge the racial wealth gap.

Emerging Brands

Bobby Flay-created fast food burgers may be coming to a city near you

The Bobby's Burgers concept is already in six nontraditional locations, in casinos and Yankee Stadium. Now the first multi-unit franchisee agreement will bring a street side version to Chicago.

The rapper/singer/songwriter has designed a unit in Utah with his own flair, including pervasive pinkness, collectible merch and medieval-themed restrooms.

He has served as interim CEO since December 2022 and was previously chief financial officer for the Dallas-based company.

This new concept from Wetzel's Pretzels is designed as a standalone that will take the brand out of malls with a new whimsical identity.

With veteran operator Gregg Majewski as common thread, Genghis Grill, BD's Mongolian Grill and Flat Top Grill will join the Craveworthy portfolio.

The former Smoothie King exec replaces co-founder Rob Giuliani, who will serve as chief innovation officer and focus on strategic development.

New Responsible Restaurant format is part of an ongoing move to cut greenhouse gas emissions and operate more efficiently as the chain more than doubles in size.

As the fast-casual chain plots to more than double its size, it's the units in smaller markets that are breaking opening sales records.

A weak stock market and shifts in performance incentives resulted in a smaller compensation package, despite the fast-casual chain's stellar results.

To resolve a trademark lawsuit filed by Chipotle Mexican Grill, the rivals come to a resolution. National Burrito Day is saved.

The two fast-casual rivals are facing off over a chicken burrito bowl, during the week of National Burrito Day.

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