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Restaurants brace for a future with fewer workers

More industry executives believe restaurants may never get all their workers back and should focus on improving overall productivity.

Marketing

Survey: Expect a big holiday season for restaurant gift cards

Shipping delays, supply chain problems and other issues are potentially leading to a surge in gift card-buying this fall and winter, according to new research from Blackhawk Network.

Financing

At Del Taco, food costs soar and so do prices

The Mexican chain said that labor challenges are costing it business but noted that sales have picked up in recent weeks.

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Financing

As costs increase, so do questions about Domino’s value offers

The pizza chain has had the same $5.99/$7.99 offers for years. Higher labor and food prices have some analysts wondering if the company will change it, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Food

Daniel Boulud is bullish on fine dining, opening three new restaurants in the last year

The celebrated chef also renovated his NYC flagship, Restaurant Daniel, and has more projects in the pipeline.

Financing

Restaurants are doing a lot more with a lot less

Despite store closures and 1 million fewer workers, sales have more than recovered from the pandemic. Higher prices and more takeout have made the business more efficient, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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The burger chain has a compact new prototype and is about to test artificial intelligence that will take orders from customers with Southern accents.

Employees have complained via social media that the shorts reveal too much and give them a nonstop wedgie

The pizza chain has had the same $5.99/$7.99 offers for years. Higher labor and food prices have some analysts wondering if the company will change it, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Podcasts

A Deeper Dive

"A Deeper Dive” is a weekly podcast from Restaurant Business dedicated to going in-depth on the most pressing challenges and opportunities restaurant operators face today, hosted by Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Maze.

Buzzworthy Brands

Host Heather Lalley, Senior editor at RB, talks with the founders and CEOs of emerging brands to discuss their opportunities, challenges and strategic innovations. Look for a new episode released every other Tuesday.

Menu Feed

“Menu Feed” is a biweekly podcast hosted by Senior Editor Patricia Cobe that delves into menu development and food and drink trends through lively conversations with chefs and operators.

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The lineup of seven cheesy sandwiches is targeted to the lunch, dinner and late-night crowd as well as off-premise customers.

The online ordering provider hopes to offer restaurants an even more holistic system with the new tool.

Customers coming into restaurants again combined with takeout business gained during the pandemic is creating logjams at some operations.