Special Reports

Chains winning favor with consumers


Executive Summary: A roundup of high-level job changes in the restaurant business includes a new executive for Thompson Central Park New York.

The long-promised move appears to be coming to fruition after years of preparation, indicating markets are looking more favorable.

Former MGM Resorts exec Dominique Bertolone has been tapped to lead the next wave of growth for Brinker International's Italian casual-dining brand.

As menu prices rise at fast-food restaurants, customers are looking to convenience stores for meal deals.