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Trending this week: President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan and more on Chipotle's digital-only quesadilla

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President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which includes $1,400 stimulus checks for Americans with incomes under $75,000 (or $150,000 for households) and $28.6 billion in relief grants for small restaurants, but without the Democrat-backed $15 minimum wage. 

Burger King named industry veteran Tom Curtis as chief operating officer for Burger King Americas. He will assume the post in mid-May, the company said.

Former Pizza Hut Global CEO Artie Starrs has left that company to head up Topgolf Entertainment Group, the Dallas-based sports and entertainment company said Tuesday. Starrs will take up the position of Topgolf CEO effective April 5, it said.

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced Tuesday the release of its highly anticipated quesadilla — a digital-only item and the fast-casual chain’s first customizable entrée in 17 years since the introduction of salads — available nationwide and throughout Canada starting on March 11.

To check out what else happened this past week, click through the gallery to see what was trending on Nation's Restaurant News.


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