Top Labor & Employees News

Denny’s Launches New, In-Depth Career Development Program

Denny’s, America’s Diner, is announcing the launch of a robust career development program for employees and aspiring restaurant industry professionals. Denny’s GAIN program is part of a three-year commitment by Denny’s to provide team members with opportunities for education and career advancement. GAIN includes four key areas: GED accreditation College credits and certifications Life skills […]

Chicago’s Smyth + The Loyalist Appoints Chris Martin as Beverage Director

Smyth + The Loyalist from Chefs John Shields and Karen Urie Shields announced Chris Martin as the new beverage director of the beloved Chicago restaurants. Martin will also oversee the entire bar program for both restaurants, as well as the management of the beverage teams. He will work closely alongside Chefs John and Karen to pair […]

Famous Toastery Appoints Kellyann Higgins Senior Director of Training and Development

Famous Toastery, a 25-unit better brunch franchise brand known for its “Famously Fresh” menu, has added Kellyann Higgins as its new Senior Director of Training and Development, bringing to the franchise brand over a decade of experience in successfully developing people to reach their highest potential. In her new role, Higgins will define what has […]

Puttshack Promotes Ben Shepherd to Chief Information and Technology Officer

Puttshack, the world’s first and only upscale tech-infused mini golf experience featuring craft cocktails, local beers, and globally inspired dishes, announced the promotion of Ben Shepherd to serve as the company’s Chief Information and Technology Officer. Shepherd will lead Puttshack’s technology department forward and oversee all technical and business aspects of the company’s technology strategy. […]

Texican Court Announces Marco Collins as Executive Chef of Two Mules Cantina

Texican Court, the retro-inspired boutique hotel within Irving’s bustling Entertainment District, announced the appointment of Marco Collins as executive chef of their onsite authentic Texan eatery, Two Mules Cantina. In his new role, Chef Collins is responsible for overseeing the property’s food service operations including Two Mules Cantina and in-room dining in addition to managing […]

Ruby Slipper Restaurant Group Promotes Elizabeth McGee to CEO

For the past 15 years, Ruby Slipper Restaurant Group has established itself as the premier place for brunch. And now, the popular New Orleans-based eatery is excited to move into an even brighter future with the promotion of Elizabeth McGee as its new Chief Executive Operator. Boasting over 25 years of leadership in the casual […]

Downtown Houston’s C. Baldwin Hotel Names Gonzague Sallo as GM of Food and Beverage

The design-forward C. Baldwin Hotel in downtown Houston announced the appointment of Gonzague “G” Sallo as general manager of food & beverage. In his new role, Sallo will oversee all culinary operations at the C. Baldwin, including managing on-site dining concepts, Rosalie Italian Soul and The Lobby Bar, hiring and training personnel, and designing menus […]

Golden Corral Hires Dawn Gillis as Chief Information Officer

In its mission to remain an industry leader and leverage cutting-edge technology systems and applications to further establish itself as an innovator in a constantly evolving industry, Golden Corral welcomes Dawn Gillis as its new Chief Information Officer. A savvy leader with more than 20 years of experience in the restaurant, hospitality and consumer goods […]

Black Bear Diner Partners with DailyPay

Black Bear Diner has partnered with DailyPay, a leading provider of on-demand pay. Through this partnership, hourly team members of Black Bear Diner’s 64 corporate-owned locations have access to the voluntary financial wellness employee benefit.  “We are currently focused on investing in our team members through technology that betters their lives and DailyPay has been […]

Mr Brews Announces Executive Promotions

Renowned craft brew pub and restaurant, Mr Brews Taphouse, announced significant changes to its executive team that will propel the brand’s expansion and future success. The new executive team advancements are highlighted by Mark Leach being promoted to President of Franchise Development and Ken Leetch moving up to Chief Operating Officer (COO). The changes will […]

Angry Crab Shack Expands Tech-Driven Training Platform

Angry Crab Shack has expanded CrabLab, its proprietary technology platform to streamline training, integrate front and back-of-house operations, and enhance the guest experience. The updates made to the online portal in the first half of the year will also change the brand’s training programs in order to support the Angry Crab Shack restaurants’ expansion and […]