Wahlburgers, the better burger brainchild of entertainers Donnie and Mark Wahlberg and their chef brother Paul, has hired a former Panera Bread official as chief executive, with the mission of refining and expanding the concept. Rick Vanzura was Panera’s executive vice president and co-chief operating officer until he left the company last December. Shortly thereafter he began consulting with the Wahlbergs, who then hired him to head up their concept: a flex-casual burger ...

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