Chain News & Profiles

Chain News & Profiles includes news on chain restaurants, operations, profiles, trend pieces and new concepts.

Chain Operating Report for June 22

Jamba Juice, Johnny Rockets, Saladworks, Smallcakes and Quiznos announce new store openings and other expansion news.

Au Bon Pain to Remodel all of its Cafés

Fast-casual bakery café operator Au Bon Pain has announced plans to remodel all 318 of its locations. Au Bon Pain also announced the veteran executive chef Stefano Cordova has joined the company to lead its culinary efforts.

Rex's by Beautiful Brands International

A small kitchen footprint allows this revitalized fast-casual concept to produce a limited menu featuring fried chicken, sides and bread.