Applebee's

Applebee’s Operator Relies On Hiring Solution JobApp

Newtown, Pennsylvania-based restaurant operator, The Rose Group, a 59-unit Applebee's and four-unit Corner Bakery Café franchisee, has selected JobApp Network as its automated hiring solution to improve restaurant hiring, manage compliance, and maximize employee tax credits.

Including the Rose Group, nearly 150 Applebee's units are currently utilizing the complete end-to-end hiring solution provided by JobApp, based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Partnership Creates Industry Research, Analysis Enterprise

Black Box Intelligence LLC (BBI), Consumer Edge Research LLC (CER), GuestMetrics LLC (GM), and People Report announced the formation of a joint venture that will capture the combined product offerings of the four companies and provide revolutionary foodservice industry data and analytics. Together the four firms track the financial, consumer, and human capital metrics of more than 200 hospitality and restaurant companies, 60,000 annual household surveys, and one million employees. 

What's New in the Neighborhood?

Chili’s “Guiltless Grills.” Taco Bell’s “Fresco” menu. Olive Garden’s “Garden Fare.”

Healthy menu options are popping up everywhere these days, and for a good reason. With the healthcare reform bill now requiring many chains to reveal the calorie counts for menu items, restaurants are scrambling to bring consumers healthier options to keep them from running the other way.

Assault on Casual

From his Colorado office, Boston Market CEO Lane Cardwell is targeting some free agents—dining free agents, that is.

“There are some customers out there open to where they’ll be eating, and Boston Market is happy to capture that business,” Cardwell says.

Cardwell is referring specifically to the significant chunk of diners who are in limbo after the recession and were forced to trade down for price’s sake.