Lisa Jennings

West Coast Bureau Chief
Nation's Restaurant News

Phone: 424.278.1400

From the Los Angeles office, Lisa Jennings covers companies based in the West, including California, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Alaska and Hawaii.

Articles by Lisa Jennings
Starbucks shifts executives as Teavana CEO retires
Former president of Starbucks Canada tapped to lead Teavana
Einstein Noah president, CEO resigns
Jeff O’Neill will be replaced in the interim by board member Michael Arthur
Taco Bell to roll out breakfast nationwide 1
Debut marks biggest menu expansion in the chain’s 50-year history
Analyst predicts rise of guest-facing restaurant tech
Report suggests growing labor costs, customer acceptance will spur usage
BJ's to launch mobile ordering, payment
Effort to address service speed, boost sales also includes streamlined menu
BJ's Restaurants 4Q profit drops 93% 1
Company to launch mobile initiative to help reignite sales
Denny’s 4Q net income falls 34%
Same-store sales rise despite challenging economy
Pasta with meatballs and marinara sauce is amonth Quiznos' new line of baked pas
Quiznos to offer Toasty Pastas nationwide
New menu platform includes six types of baked pastas
Public School
Grill Concepts to grow Public School gastropub
Company plans to open four to six new units before end of next year
Report: January restaurant sales could indicate trouble ahead
Sales remain soft after adjusting for weather, according to latest NRN-MillerPulse survey
Red Robin 4Q net income rises 7%
More work to be done on transforming brand, company says
The Cheesecake Factory holds off on tablets
Casual-dining operator says it will not follow Chili’s, Applebee’s rollouts
Farm-to-table pioneer Bradley Ogden launches casual concepts
Fast-casual Funky Chicken opened recently; other concepts to come soon
Focus Brands names Steve DeSutter CEO
Former C-store executive to take the helm in March
Delaware North to acquire majority stake in Patina Restaurant Group
Deal will reduce the ownership of current majority owner Shidax Corp.
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