Darden sues former top supply-chain executive (Orlando Sentinel)
Darden Restaurants Inc. is suing one of its former top executives, saying he violated terms of a severance agreement. Orlando, Fla.-based Darden filed the suit against Barry Moullet this week in Orange County Circuit Court. Moullet, Darden's former senior vice president of supply chain, left the company in 2012. Darden alleges Moullet was involved in recruiting an employee to Focus Brands, which hired him in November as chief supply chain officer.
 
—Ron Ruggless

Fast-food protestors organize wider strikes for May 15 (Al Jazeera America)
Activist group Fast Food Forward said its next planned demonstration for higher wages in the foodservice industry would involve 100 cities in the United States on May 15, and that this time quick-service employees in 32 other countries would hold strikes in solidarity on the same day. Companies targeted in the next demonstration would include McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and KFC. Workers aligned with Fast Food Forward and other organized labor groups have called for a $15-per-hour wage and the right to bargain collectively in a union.

—Mark Brandau

Little to show for raid on Chuy's Mexican restaurants (The Republic)
Three years after an immigration raid on Chuy’s restaurants in Arizona and California, the restaurant owners charged say they were victims of political infighting.

—Lisa Jennings

Video: Dairy Queen CEO talks minimum wage (CNNMoney)
John Gainor says 'people need to be paid a fair wage,' and connects low wages to employee turnover.

—Marcella Veneziale

Pizzerias seek certification for Neapolitan pizza (The Wall Street Journal)
Chefs spend serious dough to learn 'true Neapolitan pizza' from a nonprofit founded in Naples.

—Marcella Veneziale