Chain News & Profiles

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

Yum! to sell Long John Silver's and A&W

Fcusing on international growth, Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM - News) has placed its Long John Silver's and A&W All-American Food Restaurants for sale. The company has also begun the process to identify a buyer.

Cold Stone Bellies Up to the Yogurt Bar

Cold Stone Creamery announced plans to introduce a yogurt concept into its existing stores in 2011.

Miller to Become Denny's President

Family dining giant Denny's adds a 30-year veteran of the restaurant industry to its management team.

Denny’s Café: Comparing Denny’s Café to Traditional Denny’s Restaurants

CAFÉ TRADITIONAL DENNY’S
Seating 70–95 (inside), 12–20 (outside) 120–164, none outside typically
Staff 5–9 per shift 10–15 per shift
Construction 50–60 days 90–110 days
Hours of Op. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (varies by location) 24 hours daily

Chain Profile: Denny’s Café

In keeping with the trend toward smaller, more efficient and flexible fast-casual restaurants, Denny's Café combines contemporary interior design and precise equipment placement to leverage the traditional Denny's brand.