Tom Colicchio will help Cooper’s Hawk kick off one of its two new concepts
Carla Hall will be among the rotating chefs providing menus for the chain’s new Esquire by Cooper’s Hawk restaurant in Chicago, to open this year. The company is also creating a Neapolitan pizza concept.
Who are Dutch Bros' biggest competitors? It's complicated
A quarter of the chain’s sales come from its "Blue Rebel" energy drinks and it does just as much business in the afternoon as it does in the morning. Its competition goes well beyond Dunkin' and Starbucks.
Back Yard Burgers, after many hurdles, gets ready to grow again
The better-burger brand is about 75% smaller than it was 15 years ago. But it is looking to get back into the new-restaurant business.
When Burger King nearly started serving Domino’s Pizza
The Bottom Line: In the 1990s, Burger King tested a Domino’s-branded personal pizza that proved remarkably successful, until the suits got in the way.
Companies are still lining up to go public despite recent volatility
The Bottom Line: Tropical Smoothie Café and Coopers Hawk are both reportedly planning upcoming IPOs, adding to a growing list. But some recent offerings haven’t fared well.
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