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?

    Tony Holmes had a problem: The drive thru at his high-traffic Chick-fil-A restaurant in Apex, North Carolina, was too crowded.

    Winging It

    It would seem strange these days to attend a Super Bowl party that didn’t have chicken wings available on the snack line.

    The Drive-Thru Fixer-Upper

    On a recent visit to shop his competition, operator Thom Crosby saw disappointment after disappointment in the drive thru.

    The Evolution of Checkers/Rally’s

    Checkers/Rally’s, the nation’s largest double drive-thru chain, unveiled a new store prototype that updates the look of the building and loses the iconic second drive-thru window in favor of a cove

    Don't Waste Your Sponsorships

    In 2000, David Miller went from being the COO at Checkers Drive-In Restaurants to being the owner/operator of 28 Rally’s restaurants in Kentucky and southern Indiana.

    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 a

    The Dirty Work

    Some might say that the last three years have not been very, well, accommodating for the quick-service industry.