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Long John Silver’s Names Chief Operating Officer

Joseph Lutz brings more than 30 years of industry experience to nation’s largest quick service seafood chain Lutz brings more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry to Long John Silver’s, holding positions from restaurant manager to senior management. Previously, Lutz was Senior Vice President, Airport Food and […]

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East Coast Wings & Grill Promotes Tom Scalese to COO

East Coast Wings & Grill, one of the fast growing casual dining chicken wing franchises in the country, has announced the promotion of Tom Scalese to Chief Operating Officer. In his new position, Scalese will continue his oversight of the company’s operations efforts.  He will also assume increased responsibilities – […]

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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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Papa John’s Announces Senior Management Promotion

Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to President and Chief Operating Officer, continuing to report to Papa John’s Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Schnatter. Thompson most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and President, PJ Food Service. “Tony […]

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Kay Bogeajis Named El Pollo Loco Chief Operating Officer

El Pollo Loco announced today that restaurant industry veteran Kay Bogeajis has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.  Bogeajis comes to the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain with more than 30 years of operations and general management experience across a variety of leading brands including Peet’s Coffee & […]

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New Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director Assumes Position at Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association

The Missouri Restaurant Association and Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association announces Steve Cole is assuming the role of Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director for the association. He will focus on membership development, legislative issues, education, creating marketing resources and providing operational support for the more than 600 restaurant and […]

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Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Names Jeff Carcara as Chief Operating Officer

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DFRG), the owner and operator of the Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, and Del Frisco’s Grille restaurant concepts, today announced that Jeff Carcara has been named Chief Operating Officer. An accomplished leader in restaurant operations, Mr. Carcara brings to DFRG extensive […]

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Quiznos Appoints Franchising Veterans To Its Management Team

Quiznos, one of the nation’s premier quick-service restaurant chains and the pioneer of the toasted sandwich, today announced the appointment of John Coletta as Chief Financial Officer and James Lyons as Chief Operating Officer. “We remain focused on continuing to deliver the best sandwiches while providing franchisees the resources to […]

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Taco Cabana taps Todd Coerver for Chief Operating Officer position

Earlier this month, Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., parent company of Taco Cabana, named Todd Coerver Chief Operating Officer for Taco Cabana, effective January 2013. Coerver, who joined Taco Cabana in 2009 as Chief Brand Officer, succeeds retiring Mike Biviano, who served as COO and executive vice president of the company. […]

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Jack in the Box Inc. Promotes Leonard Comma to President and Chief Operating Officer

Jack in the Box Inc. today announced that Leonard A. Comma was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer, effective May 14, 2012. Comma, who had served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the company since 2010, retains oversight of operations, restaurant development and franchising, and will […]

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