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Local restaurant group achieving success in a flat market

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By TED CARTER Based on distress their independent counterparts nationally are enduring, the partners who own Amerigo,  Char and several other casual dining restaurants in metro Jackson as well as Memphis and Nashville should be looking around for lifeboats. Instead, the partners are seeing double-digit revenue growth and preparing to expand their restaurant holdings in Jackson and Nashville. They are doing ...

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Wright named VP

McAlister’s Deli has appointed Peter Wright as vice president of franchise development. Wright is a 14-year restaurant industry veteran, serving in various development and real estate roles at The Counter, Panera and Starbucks, among others. In his new role, Wright will report to CEO Frank Paci and be responsible for identifying and recruiting new multi-unit franchisees and supporting existing franchisees. ...

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