chilis restaurant exterior
After serving as president of the Italian chain, the chain veteran will now oversee Chili's marketing and menu development.

pie five pizza
The fast-casual pizza chain also closed its locations in Denver and Minneapolis.
With politics dominating the news, is it any surprise that such issues as immigration and racial stigmas would spill into restaurants, with ugly results? Here’s how it’s happening.
The industry is trying to stop a proposal that would make the state the first in the nation to drop the BAC level to .05%.

carls jr moonshine burger star
The appointee was in the news earlier today for exiting KFC.

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The burger giant's long-range growth plan is intended to bolster takeout and delivery sales in a big way.
kfc face focus exterior
The architect of the chain's quirky ad campaign is replacing his former boss, Jason Marker.

strawberry salad
Shake up salads with seasonal produce, lighter preps and healthier twists.
wagamama brunch ramen
When Asian chain Wagamama opened its first New York City restaurant in November, it also launched its first brunch menu, starring a breakfast-inspired version of ramen.
am superfoods bowl
Looking for success with another emerging, easy-to-execute trend, First Watch rolled out the A.M. Superfoods Bowl—an on-trend bowl with hot-right-now chia seeds.
satina bar
With the growing popularity of brunch, operators are turning to the bar—not just for dining room overflow or selling bloody marys, but as a focal point.
maggianos brunch
Adding or expanding brunch can boost customer counts—but it doesn’t come without challenges.