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Global fast food giant Wendy's faces more protests from NZ workers

Topix - Sat, 2018-06-09 00:37

Wendy's workers are planning to protest against their employer in Auckland after a court ruling fell in favour of the fast food giant. Union national director Mike Treen said workers were protesting after Wendy's was given an interim injunction by the Employment Court on Friday to stop picketers trespassing on the company's land.

Categories: Today's Food News

Anthony Bourdain, globe-trotting chef who explored culture through...

Topix - Fri, 2018-06-08 22:17

When he would return to Los Angeles from his far-flung adventures, he'd hit up his favorite haunts: Olvera Street for taquitos drenched in avocado sauce, Myung In Dumplings in Koreatown for pillowy mandu, In-N-Out for greasy cheeseburgers. "There it is: my favorite restaurant in Los Angeles," Bourdain once said of the fast-food chain.

Categories: Today's Food News

Working Lunch: Bureau of Labor reveals unexpected gig economy stats

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2018-06-08 21:08
Data shows results contrary to what economists predicted

Fogo de Chão pays homage to Brazilian roots

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2018-06-08 20:05
Flagship HQ restaurant puts twist on churrascaria brand

Stun guns had little effect on angry man; arrest is a lesson, officials say

Topix - Fri, 2018-06-08 19:54

It took multiple officers to subdue the man. Police officials say the incident didn't end in tragedy because officers at the scene used restraint.

Categories: Today's Food News

Bourdain’s brash, unfiltered tongue was adored by legions of fans

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2018-06-08 19:53
Quotes from the chef and celebrity over the years

The food world mourns Anthony Bourdain

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2018-06-08 19:26
Fans turn to social media to remember a man who touched many lives

Are French fries the new fast-food battleground?

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2018-06-08 17:24
Jack in the Box joins frenzy over loaded fries

Chef, host and author Anthony Bourdain dies at 61

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2018-06-08 15:41
He was a blunt and brash representative of the culinary world

Democrats ask Justice, FBI for criminal corruption probe into EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Topix - Fri, 2018-06-08 15:12

Several House Democrats are asking the FBI and the Justice Department to investigate EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for potentially criminal behavior, including reportedly having an aide contact Chick-fil-A to see whether his wife could become a franchisee for the fast food restaurant. A letter from the lawmakers sent Friday asks FBI Director Christopher Wray and Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan to look into whether Pruitt, the former attorney general for Oklahoma, broke federal anti-corruption laws.

Categories: Today's Food News

Menu Tracker: New items from Chick-fil-A, Cracker Barrel, Papa John’s

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2018-06-08 14:50
Bruxie, Cantina Laredo, Culver’s, Denny’s, Just Salad, Panera Bread, Pollo Tropical and Wendy’s also add new sandwiches, salads and more. Contact Bret Thorn at bret.thorn@knect365.com  Follow him on Twitter: @FoodWriterDiary 

Kentucky Fried What? KFC will test a vegetarian alternative in UK

Topix - Fri, 2018-06-08 12:47

KFC has announced that it will break with its meat-loving tradition and begin testing a vegetarian alternative to chicken later this year in the United Kingdom. They're not just winging it: The US fast food chain said the move is in line with its UK commitment to reduce calories per serving by 20% by 2025.

Categories: Today's Food News

CEOs responsible for instilling corporate values on a daily basis

Store Front Talk Back - Fri, 2018-06-08 11:58
According to entrepreneur Piyush Patel, retailer leaders need to be instilling company values in their employees on a daily basis.

Getting a handle on harassment: 3 leaders lay out best tips

FastCasual.com - Fri, 2018-06-08 11:20
Sexual and other types of harassment are at the top of the heap in the daily news cycle lately, but they are problems that have long plagued every workplace, particularly restaurants. Three industry leaders tackle the hot-button issue head-on.

Ford refuses to rush into robotaxis even after GM, Waymo deals

AutoNews - Fri, 2018-06-08 10:04
GM and Waymo have rocked the industry with self-driving deals that will have each deploying robotaxis on roads over the next 18 months. Ford intends to set itself apart by proving out its technology and business cases.
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Ford plays long game amid driverless stampede

AutoNews - Fri, 2018-06-08 10:04
GM and Alphabet's Waymo have rocked the auto industry with self-driving deals that will have each deploying thousands of robo-taxis on U.S. roads over the next 18 months. Ford, meanwhile, will continue biding its time.
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Retail Roundup—Target launches 4th home brand; U.S. shoppers embracing Lidl

Store Front Talk Back - Fri, 2018-06-08 10:03
Target launches its fourth home brand in one year, U.S. shoppers embrace discounts and Lidl, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

What's Trending In Casino Hotels?

Hotel Interactive - Fri, 2018-06-08 06:10
Resorts Leverage Impact Of Repeat Guests With Help Of Loyalty Programs