McDonald’s Veteran CEO’s Weigh in on $15 Hourly Wage

U.S. restaurant operators would probably not replace workers with robots if they had to pay the $15 hourly wage demanded by protesters, McDonald’s Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting on Thursday. Outside the…
Famous Dave’s of America Appoints Adam Wright as CEO

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE) (“Famous Dave’s” or the “Company”), has appointed Adam Wright as Chief Executive Officer. “We are impressed with the steps Adam has taken to move the business forward since his appointment as…
Famous Dave’s CEO Ed Rensi Resigns

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE) today announced that Ed Rensi has stepped down from his role as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Mr. Rensi joined the Famous Dave’s Board in January 2014, and agreed to assume the role of…
Famous Dave’s Announces Changes to Management and Board of Directors

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:DAVE), today announced the official appointment of Ed Rensi as Chief Executive Officer. The company also announced Richard A. Pawlowski will be named the company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective June 2, 2014.…
Famous Dave’s Names Ed Rensi Interim CEO

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Famous Dave’s (Nasdaq:DAVE) today announced that Ed Rensi, Director, has been appointed as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He succeeds John Gilbert, who resigned. Rensi commented, “I have been a customer and a fan…