NRN 50 http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46821/more en The Power List: The 50 most powerful people in foodservice http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-50-most-powerful-people-foodservice <div class="node-body gallery-body">Click through this slide show to see who made the cut </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-50-most-powerful-people-foodservice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-50-most-powerful-people-foodservice#comments Photo Gallery NRN 50 Weekly Wrap Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:40:00 +0000 98271 at http://nrn.com The Power List: Power plays of the Top 10 executives http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-power-plays-top-10-executives <div class="node-body gallery-body">See the moves these execs made to get to the top </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-power-plays-top-10-executives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-power-plays-top-10-executives#comments Photo Gallery NRN 50 People Weekly Wrap Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:35:00 +0000 98121 at http://nrn.com The Power List: No. 6 Sally Smith http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-6-sally-smith <div class="field-deck"> Buffalo Wild Wings Inc.'s president and chief executive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Under Smith, Buffalo Wild Wings has grown exponentially</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-6-sally-smith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-6-sally-smith#comments NRN 50 Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar Registration Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:30:00 +0000 98031 at http://nrn.com <p>Smith has coached and led her team &mdash; which is notably deep with women leaders &mdash; to seize opportunities in casual dining.</p> The Power List: The Connectors http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-connectors <div class="field-deck"> People who are bringing together ideas, talent and funding in the restaurant industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">People who are bringing together ideas, talent and funding in the restaurant industry</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-connectors#comments NRN 50 Registration Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:47:00 +0000 98141 at http://nrn.com The Power List: No. 5 Dan Cathy http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-5-dan-cathy <div class="field-deck"> Chick-fil-A Inc.'s chairman, president and chief executive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cathy rules the roost among chicken chains</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-5-dan-cathy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-5-dan-cathy#comments NRN 50 Chick-fil-A Registration Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:48:00 +0000 98021 at http://nrn.com <p>Under Dan Cathy&#39;s leadership, Chick-fil-A has surpassed longtime leader KFC in terms of domestic systemwide sales.</p> The Power List: No. 4 Neal Aronson http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-4-neal-aronson <div class="field-deck"> Roark Capital Group's founder and managing partner </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The founder and managing partner of Roark Capital Group is responsible for some of the industry's biggest M&A deals</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-4-neal-aronson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-4-neal-aronson#comments NRN 50 Registration Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:48:00 +0000 97971 at http://nrn.com <p>Aronson has added 14 restaurant brands to the firm&rsquo;s investment portfolio since 2001.</p> The Power List: The Entrepreneurs http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-entrepreneurs <div class="field-deck"> People who are shaping the future of dining </div> <div class="node-body article-body">People who are shaping the future of dining</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-entrepreneurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-entrepreneurs#comments NRN 50 Registration Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:12:00 +0000 98311 at http://nrn.com The Power List: No. 7 Don Thompson http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-7-don-thompson <div class="field-deck"> McDonald’s Corp.'s president and chief executive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thompson took over as chief executive of McDonald's in 2012</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-7-don-thompson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-7-don-thompson#comments Corporate NRN 50 People Quick Service McDonald's Registration Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:51:00 +0000 97941 at http://nrn.com <p>Don Thompson took over as chief executive of McDonald&#39;s in July 2012</p> The Power List: The Wild Cards http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-wild-cards <div class="field-deck"> People who are transforming the business landscape of the restaurant industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">People who are transforming the business landscape of the restaurant industry</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-wild-cards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-wild-cards#comments NRN 50 Registration Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:23:00 +0000 98281 at http://nrn.com The Power List: No. 10 Sam Su http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-10-sam-su <div class="field-deck"> Yum! Restaurants China's chairman and chief executive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Yum China’s bold goal is to become “the most successful restaurant company, not only in China, but the world.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-10-sam-su" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nrn-50/power-list-no-10-sam-su#comments NRN 50 Registration Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:12:00 +0000 98081 at http://nrn.com <p>Su says his goal is for Yum! China to be &ldquo;the most successful restaurant company, not only in China, but the world.&rdquo;</p>