Lisa Jennings

West Coast Bureau Chief, Nation’s Restaurant News



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.

Posts by Lisa Jennings

Tender Greens
Jun 17, 2016

Tender Greens builds infrastructure for growth

Heads of operations and development in newly created positions....More
Jun 07, 2016

Wall Street sees less negative sales ahead for Chipotle

Blog: Wall Street analyst predicts sales improvement for Chipotle Mexican Grill in May, June....More
May 11, 2016

Chipotle hired big-gun food-safety experts

Report reveals Chipotle hired top food-safety experts as consultants and implies that small farms are being cut from chain's supplier family....More
Apr 01, 2016

Should Chipotle Mexican Grill own the term 'better burger'?

Blog: Chipotle Mexican Grill's attempt to trademark the term "better burger" could be a challenge, regardless of any new concept that may follow....More
Mar 24, 2016

Howard Schultz: A vocal presidential non-candidate

Blog: The chairman and CEO has said he is not running for president, but he sure sounds like it....More
Mar 15, 2016

Shake Shack vs. In-N-Out Burger: Let the comparisons begin

Blog: New York chain opens first of three Los Angeles restaurants....More
Feb 22, 2016

Will Starbucks loyalty changes benefit Dunkin' Donuts?

Blog: One Wall Street analyst contends Dunkin' Donuts will steal Starbucks' lower-spending loyalty club members....More
Chipotle Mexican Grill logo
Dec 10, 2015

Experts unimpressed with Chipotle's crisis management

Blog: Chipotle co-CEO Steve Ells makes first televised apology....More
Nov 04, 2015

5 tech innovations changing the restaurant business

What’s next: Telepresence robots, cognitive computing, delivery by drone and more....More
Sep 25, 2015

Fast-casual Pizza Tour part II

Pie Five gains momentum as RAVE sets sights on acquisition....More
Penton Restaurant Group

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