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New Fla. law could punish compliers with Biden's vaccine mandate

The measure passed last week prohibits employers from requiring staff vaccines unless a wide array of exemptions are also offered.

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Papa Johns expands into Kenya and Uganda

The pizza chain, which is growing rapidly in international markets, has a deal to open 60 locations in the countries.

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Tipping finds new life as a fast-food labor remedy

Reality Check: More quick-service restaurants are providing ways for guests to tip employees. Heck, even unions are suddenly for it.

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Going local may help untangle meat supply chain kinks

Sourcing beef and pork from smaller local producers will alleviate some supply chain headaches. And it’s not necessarily more expensive.

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Sweetgreen’s valuation is already higher than Wendy’s and Papa John’s

The Bottom Line: IPO investors have made newly public chains more valuable than other concepts with much longer track records.

Workforce

Are restaurant cashiers headed for extinction?

Reality Check: The job of taking orders and settling bills may be one of the tech boom's first casualties or major benefits, depending on your perspective.

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The pizza chain, which is growing rapidly in international markets, has a deal to open 60 locations in the countries.

The measure passed last week prohibits employers from requiring staff vaccines unless a wide array of exemptions are also offered.

The burger chain estimates that closing hours and problems getting products hurt same-store sales by 4% last quarter.

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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 company is building its own bots and targeting the "middle mile." Also, Uber Eats Pass is no more and Toast unveils new tools.

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The owner of Johnny Rockets and Twin Peaks is making its fourth deal this year with the acquisition of its third chicken wing chain.

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