Restaurant delivery sales grew by 20 percent over the last five years, says a major research group. This delivery boom has sparked a boomlet in portion-control salad dressing.
Operating a restaurant in California can be tougher than usual. Governor Jerry Brown, 80, has been busy with his pen in recent weeks, signing into law measures that complicate running restaurants, such as one that requires full-service restaurants to stop automatically providing straws with drinks.
A fight at a Washington DC Chick-fil-A between belligerent customer Sean Turner, 55, and restaurant manager Rudolph Smith, 27, went viral on Twitter. Smith was fired.
Smith says he wishes it had gone differently, but he was defending himself. Customer Turner is shown in one of the videos punching Smith first. Police charged Turner, not Smith, who says if given the chance he would go back to work for Chick-fil-A.
In an email sent to several news outlets, Chick-fil-A stated:
The number of restaurants in the United States have fallen by one percent, with independent restaurants leading the contraction.
After criticizing the National Football League's handling of player protests during the national anthem, John Schnatter on January 1, 2018, stepped down as CEO of Papa John's, the company that he founded 34 years ago.
While U.S. restaurants as a whole have struggled to keep customer traffic, the fast casual sector has grown. But that rise has come by growing the number of fast casual restaurants.
Three-year-old William Bancroft and his family went to a Hot Springs, Arkansas, IHOP whose manager then found herself on the horns of a dilemma.
Long John Silver’s announced on Monday that it has acquired 76 restaurants from Indiana-based franchisee ServUS. The franchisees’ outlets are located in Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan.
Currently with 38 locations, franchisor Genghis Grill this report is opening stores at a rapid pace. Below are a few of the top growing restaurants concepts in the last four months, having grown in units by at least 5% if they have less than 50 restaurants.