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.
Quickly rising labor costs are a major concern for quick-service operators these days as initiatives to accelerate minimum wage increases dominate the news.
When I was 21 years old, I bought a pizza shop in New Castle, Ontario, and immediately became obsessed and passionate about the food industry. I remember seeing the writing on the wall as the big names in pizza made their introduction into the Canadian market.
Fresh has become a mantra of the restaurant industry these days, and there’s nothing that conveys fresh better than using raw items, particularly fruits and vegetables.