SANTA BARBARA Calif. Russ Bendel, who stepped down as president and chief operating officer of The Cheesecake Factory Restaurants Inc. last week, has been named president and chief executive of The Habit Burger Grill, officials said Tuesday. A20-unit burger chain based in Santa Barbara, Calif., and known locally as The Habit, the chain’s founder, Brent Reichard, will step down as CEO but remain active in the brand’s growth as chairman. Dave Nordahl, the current ...

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