While most of his peers were attending football games and socializing on the weekends, Ryan Joy spent his teenage years working as many hours as he could at his dad’s Checkers franchise in St.

    Summer hiring outlook strong for quick-service operators.
    Customer service could be the key to building sales in the drive thru.
    Dual drive thrus come with a unique set of challenges.

    Double Trouble?

    Dual drive thrus may help a busy unit keep up with customer demand, but they also come with a unique set of challenges.

    Checkers/Rally’s Shows Some Skin

    Checkers/Rally’s may be known for its double drive thru and seasoned fries, says Checkers chief marketing officer Terri Snyder. But the brands are hoping their newest product, Loaded Potato...

    Winging It

    Chicken wings are showing up on more quick-serve menus, and not just during football season.

    Checkers Salutes RTI as Supplier of the Year

    Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., recognized Restaurant Technology, Inc. (RTI) as a winner of its 2011 Supplier of the Year Award for its back office software, RTIconnect, which Checkers uses to...

    Checkers Launches Expansive Digital Campaign

    Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc., the largest double drive-thru restaurant chain in the U.S., announced the launch of its new digital campaign, which includes new websites for both its Checkers and...

    The Dirty Work

    A great brand depends on strong multiunit franchisees. See how some of the nation’s best are tackling their challenges.