Lisa Jennings

West Coast Bureau Chief,
Nation's Restaurant News

From the Los Angeles office, Lisa Jennings covers marketing and companies based in the West, including California, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Alaska and Hawaii. She also covers restaurant operators in California for sister publication Restaurant Hospitality.

Reach Lisa at or 818.728.9008.

Caribou Coffee co-brands with Einstein Bros. Bagels in Colorado 1
Private-equity parent plans growth of coffee-and-bagels concept
Amazon launches restaurant delivery in Seattle
Service is available to Amazon Prime Now customers only
Applebee’s president Steven Layt resigns amid corporate consolidation 3
DineEquity’s CEO Julia Stewart will serve as interim president of Applebee’s
LA restaurateurs face charges of price fixing 2
Lawsuit cites collusion in decision to add 3-percent healthcare surcharge
California lawmakers approve franchise bill
The bill awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature
Chipotle expands delivery to college campuses
Partnership with Tapingo targets young consumer sweet spot
Chipotle lawsuit contests GMO-free claim 4
California woman claims chain has made false and misleading statements
Subway plans shift to antibiotic-free meat
Natural Resources Defense Council ramps up campaign as chain marks 50th anniversary
Broader 'joint employer' standard upheld by NLRB 3
Long-awaited ruling will impact labor case against McDonald’s
Burger King to McDonald’s: Can’t we just get along? 3
No. 2 burger brand proposes mashup "McWhopper" tied to day of peace
Farmer Boys names Larry Rusinko CMO
Rusinko replaces Karen Eadon, who became president in May
Observers mixed on impact of stock market volatility
Restaurants could feel the impact if jittery consumers cut back
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf plans 700 units in China
Coffeehouse chain to enter country in agreement with South Korean retailer E-Land
Chipotle to hire 4,000 employees in one-day hiring event
Effort spotlights career path with opportunities for growth
Large Carl’s Jr., Hardee's franchisee files Chapter 11 1
Frontier Star LLC and Frontier Star CJ LLC, with 177 units, owned by grandchildren of Carl’s Jr. founder

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