Norm Brinker touched the lives of countless people in the restaurant world. Read what some of them had to say about the passing of an industry legend. More tributes can be found at David Head, chairman and CEO of Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen in Nashville, Tenn.: “It was 1980 and I was a waiter at a Steak & Ale in North Miami Beach, Fla. I was going to hotel-restaurant school. Norman was touring the restaurant with some folks. We knew he was ...

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