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Chains ranking highest in their competitive set deliver more than just good food. They’re winning in all aspects of the dining experience, from service to convenience.

Customers rank the restaurant chains they say offer the healthiest menu items in a recent Technomic Consumer Brand Metrics survey.

A look at the top chains winning with solo diners—as well as those scoring high with most consumers but missing the mark when it comes to dine-alone guests.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the industry overall. Restaurant Business focused on the leading 250 performers to identify trends for our first-ever special report delivering lessons from Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. This special package includes lessons for all operators from the largest chains by segment, menu category and more.

The longtime Yard House CEO resigned from Darden Restaurants to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities in his native Southern California, the multi-chain company announced this morning.

Consumers are interested in more than convenience and quality food; they want to feel a personal connection with restaurants. See which brands are winning.

Technomic has announced the winners of its 2016 Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Awards in four categories, based on consumer assessments of attributes.

Trying to profile that vexing beast known as the customer isn’t easy. A look at the dynamics suggests it’s only getting tougher.

Tourism continues to rule the Top 100 Independent Restaurants. Not surprisingly, New York City is home to the most restaurants in the ranking. 33 of the Top 100 restaurants are located in the Big Apple.

The former Bonefish Grill exec joins Tony Roma’s parent.