After seven years with the Del Taco quick-service chain, Steve Brake moved into the position of chief financial officer in April. Previously, he was vice president, treasurer and controller.
Based in Lake Forest, Calif., Del Taco is owned by Sagittarius Brands Inc., along with sister chain Captain D’s. The 515-unit Del Taco chain is known as a hybrid of sorts, with a full menu of Mexican fare, along with burgers, fries and shakes. Brake talked about the challenges ahead.