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casual dining

Financing

Bertucci’s reportedly prepares a bankruptcy filing

The Italian chain is apparently looking for a buyer.

Workforce

Houlihan's franchisee pays $5M to resolve tip-pooling, overtime charges

The consent agreement settles a three-year action brought by the Department of Labor.

Dave Orenstein is joining the 19-unit venture after serving as CEO of Lone Star, among other casual players.

The parent of Chili's and Maggiano's has made the biggest commitment to date to participate in a new industrywide development program.

The Brazilian steakhouse chain was sold to the private-equity group over a proposed merger from another public company.

Eatertainment chains like Chuck E. Cheese's were all the rage, until suddenly they weren’t, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Situations at Applebee's, Dunkin' and Darden will be true tests of some promising leaders' mettle.

The chain is also testing a fast-casual option within its restaurants.

The casual-dining chain says the shutters were part of a "routine review."

Inspire Brands continues to lay its infrastructure with the recruitment of former Qdoba President Tim Casey.