Inspirational restaurant designs and ideas

kfc exterior

The chain plans to convert 70 percent of its restaurants to a new millennial-friendly design by 2017. Here’s the new look those 3,100 units will get.

fuddruckers burger beer

The granddaddy of fast casual was given an update by a franchisee. Here’s how the concept was modernized to handle more capacity and align with the trends.

When Kevin Sbraga first looked at the 6,700-square-foot open space in Jacksonville, Fla., he envisioned it broken up into smaller, cozier areas. “I didn’t want [guests] to feel like they’re in just...

The next wave of restaurant dining rooms might focus less on looking spacious and cool and more on feeling like intimate living spaces—only with slightly less Netflix and slightly fancier cocktails—...

Digital menu boards, video walls and touch-screen kiosks have become customary in the fast-casual segment, and Johnny Rockets new concept, Johnny’s Burger Factory , incorporates all those front-of-...

Aspiring to evolve the traditional steakhouse, siblings Sophie and Eric Banh opened Seven Beef in Seattle this October. The “steak shop” straddles the line between industrial and upscale and aims to...

bonanza steak bbq

A new version of the venerable steak concept is aiming for a higher-end customer. Here’s a peek at the makeover.

roti modern mediterranean exterior

The fast-casual chain is undergoing a rebranding effort.

50 great ideas slide

Restaurant Business takes a deeper dive into 50 Great Ideas. Operators are keeping budgets in line by turning everyday objects into restaurant decor.

Several nonrestaurant brands are turning to foodservice to bolster their businesses, acknowledging the increasing importance of foodservice to consumers.