Since 1992, Chicago-based chef and restaurateur Scott Harris has blurred the line between chain and independent restaurants, opening 26 Italian eateries called Francesca’s, each distinguished by some variation on the name and a different decor. That strategy has fueled Francesca Restaurant Group’s growth around Chicago, which the newest member of Harris’ executive team would like to accelerate. “Companies reach an inflection point where they have to decide ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!