Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), a recognized leader in casual dining, announces the election of Wyman Roberts to its Board of Directors. Roberts currently serves as CEO and President of Brinker International, and President of Chili’s® Grill…

Mindy Grossman and David Humphrey Also Join Audit Committee Tampa, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLMN) today announced the appointment of Mindy Grossman, Chief Executive Officer of HSN, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSNI), and David Humphrey, Principal at Bain Capital, to its Board…

Denny’s Corporation, one of America’s largest full-service family restaurant chains, today announced the appointment of Chief Financial Officer, F. Mark Wolfinger to the Board of Directors, effective January 26, 2011. The Company also appointed newly hired President and Chief Executive…

Today McDonald’s Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.61 per share of common stock payable on March 15, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2011. McDonald’s plans to release January…

McDonald’s Corporation announced today that Don Thompson, President and Chief Operating Officer, has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Andrew McKenna, Chairman of McDonald’s Board of Directors, said, “Don is an exceptional leader, with tremendous knowledge…

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) today announced the addition of James M. Myers to the company’s board of directors, effective December 13, 2010. Myers is president and chief executive officer at PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., a leading specialty…

Spicy Pickle Franchising, operator of the fast casual Spicy Pickle restaurant chain in the United States and BG Urban Café restaurant chain in Canada, today announced it has appointed Carl Vertuca to its seven member board of directors.  Mr. Vertuca…

Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that Leonard Lieberman has retired from the Board of Directors after 21 years of service, effective August 27, 2010. The company also announced that Jeffrey Schutz, managing…

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers has announced that Stephen E. Carley will be appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective September 13, 2010 or such earlier date as may be agreed upon by the Company and Mr. Carley, implementing the planned succession of…

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., has announced the appointment of Glenn B. Kaufman to its Board of Directors, effective August 4, 2010. Mr. Kaufman is a Managing Member of The D Cubed Group, a private market investment firm with a long-term…

Brinker International, Inc. has announced the election of Joseph M. DePinto, President and CEO of 7-Eleven, Inc., to its board of directors. In his current role, DePinto leads the largest and most recognized company in the convenience store industry. 7-Eleven, Inc.…

Denny’s Corporation has appointed Gregg Dedrick to its board of Directors.  Dedrick brings nearly 30 years of operational experience and organizational resource planning to the table.  His background includes senior executive positions with KFC, Pepsi-Cola, Pizza Hut and Yum Brands.…