The proposed increase would be the largest in city history.
Sister concept Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar also saw same-store sales grow 6.8 percent in Q4.

Emil Brolick will transition his duties to CFO Todd Penegor starting in early 2016.
Items from the chain’s new all-day breakfast menu will be delivered free of charge ahead of a national rollout.
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Just under half of consumers (49%) strongly agree that a sauce with a unique or “flavorful” name can pique their interest in ordering a particular item.

Here are some of the tactics Restaurant Business is monitoring as the industry tries to win an increasingly hype-sensitive and socially conscious guest.

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The chicken chain is testing the offering in Pittsburgh and says it will soon roll out to all locations.
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The QSR chain opens its first full-scale location in the New York metro area Saturday.

Restaurateurs get a place in Congress, Starbucks baristas revolt, Chipotle's manager evaluation checklist and Dunkin' Donuts braces for a slowdown.
The largest chain in the industry saw consumer perception slip “significantly” after its longtime spokesman pled guilty to criminal charges.
The closures will enable the coffee-and-donuts chain to re-enter a number of areas with freestanding units.
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Customers in the millennial set are, in many ways, “ideal adult beverage consumers,” says Donna Hood Crecca, senior director at Technomic.
Working for the company now means helping it do good in the world, or so it’s pledging through a new collaborative program.