Inspire Brands is making a big change to its organizational structure

Scott Murphy was named chief brand officer and will oversee the company’s restaurant brands in the U.S., while Dan Lynn was named chief commercial and restaurant officer.


Game meats star on Arby's menu as football season gets underway

The chain revisits venison and elk with its new Big Game Burger, reinforcing its claim "we have the meats."

The Bottom Line: The 22-year-old private equity firm has been involved in many of the industry’s biggest deals, especially in recent years. And Subway isn’t even the biggest.

The 2022 Restaurant Business Restaurant Leader of the Year is leaving the company to focus on family medical matters. Arby's Brand President Jim Taylor is taking her place, while Rita Patel will head Arby's.

The sandwiches come in two varieties—chicken and beef ‘n brisket—highlighting the fast-food chain's focus on meat.

Restaurant Rewind: Victor Posner set a new depth in restaurant leadership, though he’s certainly had ample competition. Here’s how he earned his dubious distinction.

Limited-edition Arby’s Smoked Bourbon is infused with the same smoked oak as its Smokehouse Sandwiches.

Restaurant Rewind: Hardee's well-timed tweet last week echoes two of the restaurant industry's greatest marketing moments.

John Kelly was named chief company restaurant officer; Tanishia Beacham will be COO for Sonic and Lou Beccarelli chief operating officer for Arby’s.

Taste Tracker: Cool drinks debut at Applebee’s, Sonic and Caribou Coffee; Velvet Taco and Baja Fresh change up tacos; KFC tests nuggets; it’s a wrap for Arby’s; and more menu news of the week.

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