Pal's Sudden Service employees are trained to perform excellently.
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Most businessmen study the leaders of their industry to gather tips on growth strategies. But many national quick-service chains are seeking advice from a regional burger chain populating rural towns in East Tennessee. And the advice they’re getting seems to be working. Pal’s Sudden Service has...
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The National Restaurant Association is teaming up with USDA to promote “What’s on My Plate?” Day on March 8, designed to heighten public awareness of the importance of choosing foods for a healthy meal. The National Restaurant Association is a national strategic partner with USDA on spreading the...
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Starbucks Coffee Company offers a wide variety of handcrafted espresso beverages that customers can personalize, hot or iced, anytime of the day that is uniquely their own. There are more than 170,000 ways baristas can customize beverages at Starbucks, from a variety of fresh dairy selections to...
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In-N-Out imitator CaliBurger opened shop in Shanghai in January.
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Even companies with no plans to expand into China may find the world’s most populated country hard to ignore. Take, for instance, In-N-Out Burger Inc., the Irvine, California-based burger enterprise with 277 locations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and Texas. The privately owned hamburger...
Austin Rivers, now a freshman at Duke, was a McDonald's All American.
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As announcer Eric Collins introduced Michigan State’s players during a basketball broadcast on the Big Ten Network in December, he paused to give special mention to Branden Dawson, a freshman from Gary, Indiana: “Dawson, the McDonald’s All-American.” It had very little to do with Big Macs and...
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Del Taco recognized the achievements of several franchise owners and awarded this year’s Top Taco at its recent franchisee conference. Awards were presented to the Developer of the Year, Franchise Operator of fewer than three units, and a multi-unit operator.  Also, a special “Top Taco” recognition...
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Customers at 30 Sonic Drive-In locations in the Phoenix area this week became the first with access to a restaurant Groupon exclusively for online orders. Sonic partnered with OLO Online Ordering to launch the Groupon offer, which lets customers purchase a Groupon, find a Sonic unit, place their...
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Tender Greens pins photos of the concept on its Pinterest board.
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Social media continues to grow and emerge at a rapid pace, and quick serves are working hard to keep up with their various networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and YouTube. Now there’s a new player on the field: Pinterest. Unlike other social networks that have evolved over time,...
Restaurant breakfast is growing trend
You have nearly everything you need to be successful at breakfast: Beautiful facilities, a trained staff, and loyal customers.So why do so many operations struggle with this daypart? Keeping up is often hard to do.
As with Chipotle, fresh does not always equate with safe in restaurants.
It’s been a busy few months for Sloan’s Ice Cream.
Quick service restaurants discount to attract new, price conscious customers.
Q: Other restaurants seem to be moving away from 99-cent-and-under value menus. So what is the right discounting strategy? A: True, McDonald's has replaced its Value Menu with the Dollar Menu & More, and Wendy's 99 Cent Menu has been reconceived as the Right Price Right Size menu.
Bankruptcy can offer brands a rare opportunity to reboot.
It would have been easy for the leadership team at Saladworks to hide out in their offices at the company’s headquarters in Philadelphia, wallowing in consternation after their company filed for bankruptcy in 2015 following an ownership dispute.Instead, they grabbed their smartphones and heade
Canada Asian food chain Wok Box had employee lose weight on its meals.
Twenty-year-old Alec Vela and 22-year-old Emily Allworth, both employees in the foodservice industry, drastically turned their lives around. Vela and Allworth each recently lost about 50 pounds due to changes in their diet and exercise habits.