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The Egg & I Restaurants Mourns the Passing of Bill Baumhauer, CEO & Chairman of the Board

The Egg & I Restaurants Mourns the Passing of Bill Baumhauer, CEO & Chairman of the Board

Centennial, Colo.-based The Egg & I Restaurants announced today that Bill Baumhauer, the company’s chief executive officer and chairman of the board, died last week at his home in Knoxville, Tenn. Mr. Baumhauer was 66 years old. “It is with great sadness I announce that Bill Baumhauer, our chairman and […]

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Friendly’s promotes comeback story in ad campaign

In a recent television commercial, upbeat chief executive John Maguire tells viewers that Friendly’s Ice Cream is “back” and urges customers to give the restaurants another shot. He even promises to tear up the bill if they leave disappointed. The 30-second pitch is among the latest attempts to turn the […]

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Taco Bell Announces Brian Niccol as New CEO Effective January 1, 2015

Taco Bell Corp., a division of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), announced today that Brian Niccol will be promoted to chief executive officer on January 1, 2015. Niccol, 40, who currently serves as president, Taco Bell U.S., will become the brand’s next CEO as current Taco Bell CEO Greg Creed will […]

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Greg Lippert Named Quaker Steak & Lube Chief Executive Officer

Award-Winning Franchise Adds Former Mazzio’s LLC CEO to Leadership Team Lippert is a 30-year industry veteran, and since 2005 was chief executive officer of Mazzio’s LLC, where he directed Mazzio’s, Zio’s Italian Kitchen Brands and recently introduced the Oliveto Italian Bistro to the portfolio of restaurants. He has extensive experience […]

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Phil Friedman Takes the Reins at Salsarita’s

Franchising Legend Steps into Active Role to Launch Big Plans for Salsarita’s Growth “This was the right time for me to take a more active role,” said Friedman. “Salsarita’s is still a small business, which puts us in an excellent position to refine our strengths and jettison our weaknesses. After […]

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Church’s Chicken CEO Jim Hyatt Reaches New Heights with Climb of Africa’s Mt. Kilimanjaro

Church’s Restaurant Support Center Team Helped Him Reach the Top Jim Hyatt knows all about setting goals and achieving success. At an early age, he had his eye on the prize while working at a quick-service restaurant (QSR) as part of the crew. In a short amount of time, Hyatt […]

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Jack in the Box Inc. Announces Upcoming Chairman & CEO Transition

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) today announced that Linda A. Lang will retire as the company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Leonard A. Comma, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, will become Chairman, CEO and President of Jack in the Box […]

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Zoës Kitchen Announces Promotion of Kevin Miles to Chief Executive Officer

Zoës Kitchen, a fast-casual restaurant offering fresh and wholesome Mediterranean-inspired dishes hand-prepared daily, today announced the promotion of Kevin Miles to Chief Executive Officer. Formerly President and Chief Operating Officer of the company, Miles’ promotion is effective immediately. “Kevin’s abilities as a leader have been evident since he joined Zoës […]

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Maguire Named CEO of Friendly’s Ice Cream

Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC, the operator of Friendly’s restaurants and a distributor of ice cream products in leading supermarkets, today announced that John M. Maguire, has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Maguire is an experienced executive with more than two decades of experience in fast casual restaurant […]

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Success After Restaurant Bankruptcy Responsibility of CEO

There is plenty of advice a brand should heed when moving through the bankruptcy process. Bringing on outside advisers, staying honest with your lenders and suppliers, and timing the process appropriately are all ways to make sure the bankruptcy business goes as smooth as possible. But the role of the […]

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