Amid the global financial crisis, with the world’s largest banks reporting losses in the billions of dollars, Duane Clark, a 24-year veteran of the commercial banking industry, did something he never...
Restaurateurs and seafood trade association spokesmen conveyed a message of confidence in the safety of Gulf of Mexico–sourced seafood during the 91st annual National Restaurant Association's...
An anonymous tip to a California congresswoman led to the discovery that the paint on McDonald’s USA’s new Shrek promotional glassware contained the metal cadmium.
On June 4 the...
Wendy’s is launching a new line of premium salads after successfully testing the menu items in several markets.
The four salads will replace the company’s Garden Sensations roster during...
If you walk through your front door in the near future and your house is filled with the aroma of steam-grilled hamburger and onions, try not to get too excited. You might be having a salad for dinner....
Summer can be a good thing for quick serves. Tourists come to town, high school students can work more hours, and profits often go up. But handling an increased flow of customers, replacing college...
When Greg Van Winkle walked into a McDonald’s in Manhattan, he just wanted to order two cheeseburgers off the $1 menu. But when he tried to, he couldn’t—it was past midnight.
With the release of an Institute of Medicine (IOM) report recommending the government regulate the amount of sodium in the nation’s food supply, the restaurant industry says it wants to take action...
With Congress set to tackle financial reform, the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act, an attempt to overhaul the nation’s food-safety system after recent outbreaks of E. coli, Salmonella,...
In 2008, with the housing bubble ready to pop, David Arrick lost his job as a Wall Street attorney specializing in asset-backed securities.
“I didn’t know what I was going to do,”...
Now that health care reform has passed in Washington, despite opposition from the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and other business interests, quick-service operators across the country are trying to...
A new lunch menu tested by Boston Market in two markets will be added to the entire fast-casual restaurant chain this summer.
The line of upscale sandwiches, salads, and soups is an effort to enhance...
Bob Evans restaurants, known for their farm-style menu and aesthetic, are trying out a grab-and-go concept called Taste of the Farm in an effort to update the company’s image.
So far, the new...
Last week’s decision by the New York City Board of Health to give restaurants sanitation grades and require them to publicly display their “report cards” garnered...
As mobile quick serves grow in popularity across the country, operators should be prepared for a host of challenges when running one.
Alternatively known as lunch trucks or...
Burger King’s $1 Double Cheeseburger may be on its way out, but the financial problems left by the chain’s aggressive discounting may be tough to sweep away with a few menu...
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