Innovations

Inspiration for running your restaurant business more successfully

Want to procrastinate, but still feel like you are adding a feather to your industry cap? Check out these must-see documentaries that bring you inside some of the world’s most groundbreaking kitchens...

A new snapshot of dining habits shows Americans increasingly relying on someone else to handle the kitchen work, even if the meal is enjoyed at home. The high-level look at today’s consumption...

As meal subscription services such as Blue Apron, Hello Fresh and Plated proliferate at lightning speeds, it begs the question whether the home chefs they’re cultivating will be dining out less and...

According to chef and restaurateur Mario Batali, there are two design elements that every guest entering La Sirena notices: the floor and the bar. At the new all-day spot—his first restaurant in a...

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A new Los Angeles concept features street foods made with roasted meats.

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Rare is the restaurant executive who’s not also an avid concept scout, constantly searching (and talking about) chain upstarts with exceptional growth potential. Here are some of the ventures that were the talk of attendees at last week’s Restaurant Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., one of the nation’s leading concept incubators.

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Read how attention-grabbing tactics have guests buzzing about the experience—and not just the design—at Mario Batali’s new high-traffic spot.

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One common theme to come out of the big tech conference this week: Restaurant companies need to move faster than ever to stay ahead of the competition.

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Here's how restaurateurs are addressing the challenges of equalizing front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house pay, as well as trying to foster a better experience for families.

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Hosts are taking a techy edge, shrinking wine lists to seem less daunting and testing out concepts without jumping in full-force. Here’s a look at some of those trends.

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