P.F. Chang's


P.F. Chang's CEO Damola Adamolekun steps down

He’s returning to Paulson & Co., the private-equity firm that owns the chain. P.F. Chang’s board member Rohit Manocha will take over on an interim basis.


P.F. Chang's launches new happy hour menu in celebration of 30th birthday

The Lucky 8 Happy Hour menu features value-priced cocktails and bites to encourage visits between lunch and dinner.

Reality Check: With the pandemic fading, it may be back to the future for broad-market restaurant concepts. Just ask participants of a CEO's panel at the Restaurant Leadership Conference.

The 300-unit chain said it will use the funding to keep growing after a record fourth quarter.

Platinum Rewards members will get special perks including more points per dollar spent and unlimited free delivery.

Improving the in-restaurant experience and making off-premise sales a priority topped his to-do list when he took over the Asian casual-dining chain in 2020.

The Asian chain now sells bomber jackets and bucket hats in addition to food, and superfans seem to be eating it up.

Sweet & Sour: Nancy Kruse and Peter Romeo look at the oft-voiced theory that the pandemic has shifted the focus of restaurant customers and operators to the convenience of takeout and delivery. Neither one is buying it. Some axe throwing and a drink, anyone?

The Asian chain wants to connect with its customers on a new level with hoodies, knives and woks, some of which quickly sold out.

It has become one of the few non-pizza chains to embrace the approach after discovering that customers love it.

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