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Noodles & Company CEO Kevin Reddy steps down

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 17:11
Interim CEO and new board chairman named as replacement Interim CEO and new board chairman named as replacement

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Starbucks realigns senior leadership team

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 16:43
CEO Howard Schultz to focus more on global growth CEO Howard Schultz to focus more on global growth

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Bubbakoo's Hits 10 with New Silverton, NJ, Store

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 16:36
Image Caption: Image Credit: Bubbakoo's Burritos opens 10th location in Silverton, New Jersey.Exclusive Brief: 0

Bubbakoo’s Burritos announced the opening of its 10th location. The newest shop is opening in Toms River’s Silverton section at the Rands Shopping Plaza in New Jersey.

Local restaurateurs and father-son team, Anthony, Gregg, Joseph, and Daniel Di Pierro are the owners and operators of Silverton’s Bubbakoo’s Burritos. The family brings a strong background in the restaurant industry to its new endeavor, as the owners of two local Toms River restaurants, Joey D’s Brick Oven Pizzeria and Restaurant and Mangia Brick Oven Pizza.

Chains: Bubbakoo's Burritos

Starbucks dress code lets workers’ freak flag fly

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 16:16
Blog: Employees can express themselves, but within limits

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5 reasons restaurants keep raising prices

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 15:05
Blog: Operators keep raising prices despite falling traffic, and it's not all about labor

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Nathan’s celebrates 100th anniversary in modern ways

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:42
Famous hot dog brand taps social media, TV to mark centennial Famous hot dog brand taps social media, TV to mark centennial

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Curtis Stone aims to revive butchery at new restaurant

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:31
The chef and owner of Gwen in Los Angeles discusses his approach at the restaurant-butcher shop The chef and owner of Gwen in Los Angeles discusses his approach at the restaurant-butcher shop

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Investment firm takes majority stake in Original ChopShop

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:26
Fast-casual chain aims to quadruple in size over next three years Fast-casual chain aims to quadruple in size over next three years

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Golden Corral eyes closed Buffets LLC units

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 14:22
Bankruptcy of Ryan’s, Old Country Buffet operator opens door for Golden Corral expansion Bankruptcy of Ryan’s, Old Country Buffet operator opens door for Golden Corral expansion

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A Clear-Cut Choice

Hotel Interactive - Mon, 2016-07-25 13:50
Lexmark Taps CEO Cleary For His Track Record Of Innovation, Operational Excellence

Piada Italian Street Food To Make Kentucky Debut

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 13:06
Piada Italian Street Food expands to Florence, Kentucky.Exclusive Brief: 0

Piada Italian Street Food is making its grand debut in Kentucky with the opening of its Florence location at 7727 Mall Road, Suite C. The fast-casual Italian restaurant, located across from the Florence Mall, will open its doors on August 17 at 4 p.m. Piada’s new location was chosen for its accessibility for all members of the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky communities. This will be Piada’s third location in the Cincinnati area, following openings in Hyde Park and Mason.

Chains: Piada

Farmers Launches New Food Truck Insurance Policy

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 11:52
Image Caption: Image Credit: Farmers offers combined insurance policy for food truck owners.Exclusive Brief: 0

Farmers Insurance, one of the nation’s largest multiline insurer groups, has announced the launch of a food truck policy, marking the company’s first foray into the growing food truck insurance marketplace. Through its new offering, Farmers has begun to offer licensed food truck owners a single policy that combines commercial automobile coverage for their truck with a restaurant business owner policy.

Yogurtland Hires New Executive Team Members

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 11:42
Image Caption: Image Credit: Yogurtland names new development VP and senior director of marketing.Exclusive Brief: 0

Yogurtland, a leader in self-serve frozen yogurt, has announced the addition of two new executive team members to strengthen the company’s franchising, operations, and marketing departments. Joining Yogurtland are John Wayne Carlson, who has been named vice president of development, and Chad Bailey, who serves as senior director of marketing.

Chains: Yogurtland

Peet’s Unveils Line of Ready-To-Drink Cold Brews

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 11:32
Image Caption: Image Credit: Peet's Coffee releases new ready-to-drink cold brew options.Exclusive Brief: 0

Peet’s Coffee has unveiled its new ready-to-drink (RTD) line with Baridi Black, Coffee au Lait, and Dark Chocolate. The new line features high-quality ingredients, including Peet’s freshly-roasted beans that are cold brewed to the same standard used in its cafés. Peet’s Cold Brew will ship starting July 25 and will soon be available in select Peet’s Coffee cafés, grocery stores, and partner locations in the San Francisco Bay Area before expanding into new markets.

Chains: Peet’s Coffee & Tea

How to utilize food inflation data

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 11:23
By Holly Simmons Government metrics can help you compare your business to competitors Government metrics can help you compare your business to competitors

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Culver’s VIP Foundation Awards $475k+ in Scholarships

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 11:03
Image Caption: Image Credit: Culver's awards almost $478,000 to further education of its team.Exclusive Brief: 0

Culver's VIP Foundation's Scholarship Program has awarded nearly $478,000 to further the education of 220 team members nationwide in 2016.

"Our commitment to our team members begins at the restaurant level where we teach them responsibility, leadership, and teamwork skills," says Lea Culver, executive director of the VIP Foundation. "Through the VIP we are able to extend our commitment by helping them reach their long term goals."

Chains: Culver's

A good bar layout eases physical and financial pain

Nation's Restaurant News - Mon, 2016-07-25 11:00
Advanced planning will help your staff succeed Advanced planning will help your staff succeed

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HMSHost Debuts Empire Roadside BBQ Food Truck

QSR Magazine - Mon, 2016-07-25 10:11
HMSHost introduces a new barbecue food truck on NY roadways.Exclusive Brief: 0

In time for the summer travel rush, global restaurateur HMSHost has introduced a new food truck to serve motorists and families road-tripping on the motorways. Empire Roadside BBQ is located at the New York State Thruway’s New Baltimore Travel Plaza at milepost 127 northbound and southbound.

Chains: HMSHost Corporation