With the economy improving and private-equity firms looking for opportunities to put their cash to work, 2011 is living up to expectations that it will be filled with restaurant industry mergers and acquisitions. Already the first few months have been abuzz with transactions involving all industry segments. In March fast-casual Bruegger’s Enterprises Inc. was sold by Sun Capital Partners Inc. to La Madeleine parent Le Duff America Inc. The same month, private-equity group Brentwood ...

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