Restaurant HR and Personnel

Immigration laws, the Affordable Care Act, trends in the workforce—FSR presents in-depth analysis and news about events, trends and people impacting foodservice and restaurants.


Journee: A Club for Networking and Learning

After ascending to general manager of Chef Thomas Keller’s acclaimed New York City restaurant Per Se in 2009, former maître d’ Anthony Rudolf was learning on the job.

Huddle House Strengthens Executive Leadership with New Hires

Huddle House announced the promotion of Melissa Rothring to Executive Vice President, General Counsel and the appointment of Trevor O’Connor as Director of Real Estate.

Buffalo Wild Wings Names Former PepsiAmericas Exec New CFO

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. announced the appointment of Alexander H. Ware as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective October 31.

Hard Rock Cafe's President, CEO Steps Down

Hard Rock Cafe International, Inc., one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, announced that Hamish Dodds, its president and CEO, decided to step down from his position in early 2017

National Restaurant Association Names First Chief Revenue Officer

The National Restaurant Association announced the addition of Terry J. Erdle as Chief Revenue Officer for the Association.

Diversified Restaurant Holdings Names New President, CFO

Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc., the largest franchisee for Buffalo Wild Wings and creator and operator of Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern, announced that Phyllis A.

Former Joe’s Crab Shack President Takes Over at Fatz Cafe

Café Enterprises, Inc. named Jim Mazany its chief executive officer.

Buffalo Wild Wings Announces 3 New Independent Directors

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. announced the appointment of three new independent directors to the company’s board of directors.

Applebee's Names its Franchisee of the Year

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar honored franchisees and vendor partners for operational excellence, financial leadership and community engagement at the 2016 Applebee's Global Franc

The Spirit of In-House Competition

An Applebee’s franchisee channels its staff’s creativity with a competition designed to boost employee morale and community engagement.