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Bar Louie

Leadership

Bar Louie names Brian Wright CEO

He joins the grill-and-bar chain after holding the same position at Tijuana Flats.

Workforce

Bar Louie is offering sabbaticals to GMs

The key staffers will get a three-week sabbatical every three years, part of a new benefits program at the gastropub chain.

The pub chain says it has a stalking horse bidder and three other parties interested in an acquisition.

Bankruptcy filings by Bar Louie, Krystal and American Blue Ribbon all reflect the industry’s competitive and operational challenges, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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The chain serves bar fare with an emphasis on innovative cocktails

Overall, the varied menu category is flat, up .3% in sales to $23.9 billion and .5% in units to 7,792.

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