Restaurant News Resource - Appointments News Appointments Restaurant Industry News EN Restaurant News Resource - Appointments News Mahesh Sadarangani Named President for Peter Piper Pizza Restaurant Appointments Peter Piper Pizza CEC Entertainment, Inc. announced the appointment of Mahesh Sadarangani to President of Peter Piper Pizza, effective immediately. Sadarangani joins a leadership team, which includes operations led by Mark Eastham and finance led by Rex Moffett. In this role, he will oversee strategic business development and growth . Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:16:42 EST Randall Lawrence Named New Vice President of Supply for Church's Chicken Restaurant Appointments Church’s Chicken Prior to accepting the position at Church's, Lawrence served in a similar capacity for Bojangles Restaurants Inc., where he was responsible for end-to-end supply chain operations, including quality assurance, planning, procurement, and distribution for more than 750 company-owned and franchised restaurants in the US. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:32:53 EST Ryan Reeves Named Vice President of Sales for Boston's Pizza Restaurant & Sports Restaurant Appointments Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar Adam Garner will take the role of Vice President of Operations Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:10:58 EST Restaurant Appointments Papa John’s Papa John’s Announces New Organizational Structure and Executive Promotions and Appointments Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:34:01 EST Vipul Chawla Promoted to President of Pizza Hut International Restaurant Appointments Pizza Hut Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the promotion of Vipul Chawla, 50, to President of Pizza Hut International, reporting to Yum! Brands Chief Executive Officer Greg Creed, effective December 3, 2018. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:30:37 EST Jared Madry Named Vice President of Construction for Dickey's Barbecue Pit Restaurant Appointments Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Jared has previously worked at brands such as FedEx and JLL. In his new role at Dickey's he looks to support the growth of the Dickey's franchise network and build a best in class team to create top of the line Dickey's locations. Mon, 8 Oct 2018 12:58:32 EST Patrick Grismer Named Chief Financial Officer for Starbucks Restaurant Appointments Starbucks Grismer is an accomplished finance executive, bringing to Starbucks significant leadership experience at global, consumer-facing growth companies, including more than 25 years combined at Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Yum! Brands (parent company to KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell) and The Walt Disney Company. Mon, 8 Oct 2018 12:05:09 EST John Maguire Named Chief Operating Officer for MOD Pizza Restaurant Appointments MOD Pizza Maguire was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of FIC Restaurants Inc. (Friendly’s restaurants), a position he held since 2012. In 2016, he subsequently took on the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Johnny Rockets Group in addition to his position with FIC. Mon, 8 Oct 2018 12:00:54 EST Tony Lowings Promoted to KFC Division CEO, Effective January 1, 2019 Restaurant Appointments Yum! Brands Lowings Will Succeed Roger Eaton Who is Retiring Mon, 1 Oct 2018 08:11:39 EST Fuzzy's Taco Shop Names David Catalano COO Restaurant Appointments Fuzzy's Taco Most recently, Catalano was COO at Logan's Roadhouse. He has also held senior leadership roles at Hard Rock Café and TGI Friday's along with being the first franchisee of Twin Peaks. Fri, 28 Sep 2018 11:18:24 EST Eric Wyatt Named Chief Operating Officer for Boston Market Restaurant Appointments Boston Market Prior to Boston Market, Wyatt served as Vice President of Operations for a large Panera Bread franchisee where he was responsible for all aspects of the company's day-to-day operations, including retail, marketing, recruiting, human resources, catering, facilities and bakery. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:17:41 EST Shauna K. Smith Named President for Four Foods Group Restaurant Appointments Four Foods Group Since co-founding FFG in 2008, Shauna was directly involved with day-to-day operations of the company’s first Kneaders Bakery and Café restaurant. After operating in every capacity of the restaurant on a day-to-day basis for the first year, she began directing all of FFG’s buying and merchandising of the retail operations inside the company’s 50 Kneaders restaurants. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:12:58 EST EzCater Appoints Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Sales Officer Restaurant Appointments EzCater ezCater, the world’s largest online marketplace for business catering, today announced it has hired James (Jay) Rosenstock as Chief Strategy Officer and Mike O’Hanlon as Chief Sales Officer. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:02:54 EST RAVE Restaurant Group Names New President and Chief Accounting & Administrative Officer Restaurant Appointments RAVE Restaurant Group RAVE Restaurant Group, the parent company for Pizza Inn and Pie Five Pizza Co., today announced internal promotions including Bob Bafundo to President of RAVE and Andrea Allen to Chief Accounting and Administrative Officer. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:01:29 EST Lyle Tick Named President for Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant Appointments Inspire Brands Prior to joining Buffalo Wild Wings, Tick was Managing Director for Walgreens Boots Alliance beauty brands business in the Americas. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:01:55 EST Restaurant Appointments John Mountford, age 56, has served as the Company's Vice President of Culinary Operations since 2016. He joined the Company in 2010 and served as an Area Supervisor of Operations from 2010 to 2013 and as a Director of Culinary Operations from 2013 to 2016. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:29:46 EST Restaurant Appointments McNiel was most recently a Market Partner with Texas Roadhouse. Prior to that, he held an executive leadership role with Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 12:45:12 EST Captain D's Appoints Chris Kuehn to Chief Marketing Officer Restaurant Appointments Captain D's Captain D's announced yesterday that Chris Kuehn has joined the company as chief marketing officer. Kuehn brings 30 years of industry experience leading the marketing activities of several national food service brands and specializes in strategic growth plans that drive innovation and increase sales. Wed, 5 Sep 2018 14:10:35 EST Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Announces Change in Operations Leadership Restaurant Appointments Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Chief Financial Officer Guy Constant Transitioning to Chief Operating Officer Role, Company Begins Search for New CFO Wed, 5 Sep 2018 13:18:08 EST Phil Butler Named Research and Development Chef for Dickey's Barbecue Pit Restaurant Appointments Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Phil Butler joins the Dickey's Barbecue Pit family as the new Research and Development Chef. Phil has worked in the restaurant industry since he was 13 years old and looks forward to sharing his wealth of knowledge and passion for slow-smoked barbecue with the Dickey's team. Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:30:40 EST