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Reuters is reporting that private-equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is nearing a deal to buy Qdoba from Jack in the Box for more than $300 million. The notion that Jack in the Box would deal Qdoba is not a new one. At the company’s investor meeting last year, CEO and chairman Lenny Comma...
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One of Dunkin’ Brands leaders, president of international Bill Mitchell, is resigning from the company, according to an SEC filing. The move will be effective March 16. The filing said Mitchell will continue to receive his base salary and benefits through the transition date. As severance, Dunkin’...
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McDonald’s is tearing down a piece of history. In December, the fast food chain said it plans to demolish its Store No. 1 Museum. The museum opened in 1985, the year after the original McDonald’s was torn down. It was a replica of Kroc’s 1955 restaurant that debuted in Des Plaines, Illinois, after...
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In today’s modern foodservice world, the concept of snacking has changed. Once considered simply a small amount of food eaten between meals—perhaps milk and cookies, or fruit after school, or a candy bar or chips from the vending machine at work—the snack has evolved into a somewhat nebulous term....
Yo! Sushi is ready to grow its sushi empire.
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North America’s second-largest sushi brand, Bento Sushi, with more than 600 locations, is being acquired by United Kingdom-based Yo! Sushi for $78 million. According to The Wall Street Journal, the deal represents a bid for the restaurant to expand in North America as both companies look to scale...
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Communication in restaurants is key to getting anything done, from cleaning to profitability. The big challenge for restaurant owners is communicating to restaurant management in a manner that everyone understands so that they can execute what the owner wants done how they want it done. To do this...
Outside Insights
Restaurateurs manage a lot. And it’s much more than the obvious list: the menu, the servers, the guests. Among the most important relationships you manage is the one you have with your suppliers—and specifically, the sales representative assigned to your account. In many instances, you manage...
Bonci Pizza is taking over Chicago.
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In a compact space in Chicago’s growing West Loop neighborhood, Rick Tasman runs the show at Bonci Pizza. During the lunch rush in the Windy City, the BonciUSA president doesn’t look like a typical executive, though—which is fair, considering that Bonci doesn’t serve typical Chicago pizza. An apron...


The term “point-of-sale” can be a bit of a misnomer.
Until fairly recently, when people wanted cakes, cookies, croissants, cobblers, pastries, pies, popovers, muffins, or mille-feuilles, they had absolutely no expectation that the item in question would be anything other than a decadent, high-calorie treat.
In today’s modern foodservice world, the concept of snacking has changed.
For years, Pita Pit worked to educate customers about the nutritional value of its various pita fillings and toppings.
These tips can ensure college-town success.
Running a restaurant in a college town is unlike running a restaurant anywhere else. Few folks know that better than Matt Crumpton, CEO of D.P.
For many chefs at quick-service and fast-casual restaurants, working with poultry is similar to an artist facing a blank canvas: The fairly neutral object can be used to create something unique and appealing.Even though deep-frying is incredibly popular in the limited-service space, there are other
Even with the increased frequency of other forms of payment, quick-serve restaurant operations are still largely cash-run enterprises, with cash accounting for more than 30 percent of all transactions. But as cash flow grows, so does the risk.
For those limited-service brands that don’t yet have mobile ordering, consider three words of advice from Nike: Just do it.Within the next three years, every quick serve with any kind of regional or national footprint will have mobile ordering system-wide, says Russell Zack, senior vice president of
Food safety is key to any restaurant.
The food service industry was shaken when restaurant chain Chipotle had multiple, widespread food safety outbreaks, spanning various states.
Enterprise systems are more advanced than ever. Not only do they provide vital business information, but they can also make maintaining a consistent menu database across the brand easier than it’s ever been.