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Jersey Mike’s Taps Brian O’Hagan as New Sales VP

2017-11-10 National fast-casual sub sandwich chain Jersey Mike’s Subs, with more than 1,500 locations open and under development, named restaurant industry veter...

Taco Bell Veteran Melissa Lora Set to Retire

2017-11-10 Taco Bell announced today that Melissa Lora, president of Taco Bell International, will be retiring in the summer of 2018 after 31 years with the comp...

4 Questions with Dairy Queen's New Marketing Leader

2017-10-05 Maria Hokanson has been with Dairy Queen for 13 years.

Starbucks, Panera Leaders React to Charlottesville

2017-08-17 Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz said “the moral fiber, the values, and what we as a country have stood for is literally hanging in the aby...

A Q and A with Starbucks' New CEO Kevin Johnson

2017-04-03 Kevin Johnson counts a timepiece from the late 19th century and a book from the early 21st century among his most treasured possessions.

To Climb the Foodservice Ladder, Find a Counterpart

2016-09-16 Renae Scott has climbed the corporate ladder, serving as CMO of San Francisco–based Togo’s Eateries for the past seven years.

Corner Bakery Veteran Ric Scicchitano Moves to Which Wich

2016-08-30 After a quarter of a century with Corner Bakery Café, Ric Scicchitano is onto a new adventure.

Food News Media to Co-Host Popular NRA Show Event in '17

2016-08-30 The Annual Championship BBQ & Cookout is 20 and counting!...

At Persona Pizzeria, It's All About Oven Lovin'

2016-07-27 The advent of fast-casual pizza has brought with it a bevy of oven prototypes.

Starbucks Keeps Evolving, Announces More Changes

2016-07-26 Fresh off announcing a record fiscal third quarter, Starbucks released details about its anticipated employee dress-code change, as well as a new orga...