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Restaurant Business names Panera Bread’s Ron Shaich 2018 Restaurant Leader of the Year

The industry innovator and icon will be honored at the upcoming Restaurant Leadership Conference.

2017 State of the Industry

Learn about where things stand with the delivery issue and more.

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50 great ideas 2017

We present 50 smart, trend-forward ideas that have hit the restaurant industry throughout the year.

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Recent Stories

American diners put ranch dressing on everything from French fries to pizza.

The industry showed it's not afraid to stand up to its adversaries on important government issues, and will likely be emboldened going forward by help in the rumble from an unlikely source. It also was fearless in exploiting the opportunities afforded by the P.F. Chang's Olympics. Or something like that.

But all other sectors showed sales growth last year, according to Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Advance Report.

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Employee turnover is up after teasing the industry with plateauing numbers this summer.

The impact of hurricanes in Texas and Florida may mask a turn in the right direction for sales and traffic counts, according to new data.

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Ells, a chef by training, has been a disruptor, industry critic, apologist, risk taker, contrarian and culinary traditionalist.

The Bottom Line: Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings want to buy more brands, and they have plenty of choices.

Liquor laws vary by state, but if you do choose to do it, make sure it benefits your business, Advice Guy says.

The executive who worked magic at Popeyes would be the ideal chief for a brand just starting its searching for a leader: Taco Bell.

For operators looking to boost sales by offering warm, comforting foods, be sure to keep these ideas in mind.

Using soups as an ingredient, sauce or other speed-scratch helper can be an easy, delicious way to create signature dishes.