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If there was ever any doubt about the power that the millennial generation has over dining trends, the 2017 National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show put those to rest.

In food and beverages,...

Panera Bread. Chipotle. And now, Fazoli’s.

If a restaurant can be judged by the company it keeps, CEO Carl Howard feels pretty good about the club his 220-unit fast casual is poised to join. On June...

Fresh off quitting his hedge fund job, Jon Sherman piled into the car with his food distributor and headed to the Restaurant Depot. Sherman was soon, literally, comparing apples to apples, and picking up a...

Many charity events raising money to fight hunger offer an attractive event to draw in benefactors, possibly a lavish dinner or fun night on the town. Chefs Cycle is different. The three-day event, now its...

Naturally, Wayne Rosenbaum is a bit biased. But, unlike many Big Apple natives, he’s not territorial. “There’s no reason only New Yorkers should have the best hot dog,” says Rosenbaum, president of Papaya...

When Tocabe rolled out its food truck in the spring of 2016, it became the largest American Indian restaurant chain in the country. The fact it was only the brand’s third outpost, however, says a lot about...

As CEO Steve Jackson puts it, Hungry Howie’s grew up in Detroit. This is more than just a literal reflection of the Michigan-born brand’s 44-year history. The Motor City is also where the pizza chain was...

As some quick-service companies look for ways to stand out from the competition and offer better work incentives for their employees, an important issue is paid parental leave. With such a high turnover in...

Because covering the national foodservice industry requires plenty of national travel, I've found myself in some pretty far-flung food destinations across the country, from Idaho's potato fields to Iowa's...

Arianne Bennett never foresaw her restaurant offering delivery service, yet alone multiple delivery options. After all, her Amsterdam Falafelshop concept features piping hot falafel balls fresh out of the...

Bryn Davis didn’t need to climb the mountain to survey the landscape. Even when he had just a single smoothie shop, funded by $12,000 he earned working on his grandfather’s farm, Davis believed his healthy...

Van Ingram, the vice president of franchise development at Taco John’s, reels off the numbers. “We went from 15 to 24 to 50 in three years,” he says. “In fact, we just opened one this morning.”

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QSR recently reported on the burgeoning trend of voice activated ordering in foodservice. Facial...

President Donald Trump’s campaign promised sweeping changes to the nation’s immigration system. And with Republicans now controlling both houses of Congress, he’s positioned to deliver.

Depending on...

Kevin Griffin would grab a guitar and test a new tagline, or vocalize a possible hashtag. As they say in the music world, it’s not about what’s grammatically or logically best, but what sings better.
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