The parent to the growing Umami Burger chain has named former Burger King president Paul Clayton chief executive. Clayton replaces Adam Fleischman, founder and chair of the Los Angeles-based Umami Restaurant Group LLC, who stepped down as CEO earlier this year to build another restaurant company, AdVantage Restaurant Partners, which launched the ChocoChicken brand last month. Fleischman said in a statement that Clayton “has the vision, expertise and instincts to grow Umami Burger ...
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