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Marketing

Mark Mears joins Saladworks, at least temporarily

The former CMO of Cheesecake and Noodles & Co. is joining fellow Schlotzsky’s alumnus Kelly Roddy to facilitate expansion.

Topics

On The Border reports a data breach

Patrons of company stores in 27 states may have had personal data stolen, the chain warned.

Large operations would need to warn employees at least 60 days beforehand.

The barbecue landmark will begin shipping products to the homes of patrons who pay a monthly fee.

An easier-to-develop Punch Bowl prototype was shuttered after four months.

The company posted a decline in comps on a drop in traffic for all three of its restaurant brands and announced an outsourcing of several headquarters functions.

The action alleged that a cook was subjected to racial slurs from co-workers.

The deal expands Xperience Restaurant Group’s holdings to nine brands and 62 restaurants.

The California Restaurant Association has filed a lawsuit to overturn Berkeley’s ban on the construction of kitchens powered by natural gas.

Health authorities say only lettuce from a particular area may pose a health risk, but experts say the reaction will likely be broader.

The Beekman Group has hired Paul Macaluso, an alumnus of Krystal, McAlister’s and Taco Bell, to spearhead the brand’s growth.

A new proposal would mandate time-and-a-half pay for salaried employees earning less than $57,500 as of 2026.

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