Olive Garden parent reels off positive comps, a host of surprises
Six of Darden Restaurants' seven multiunit brands posted positive comps for Q3. The how's and why's provided some surprises.
Casual-dining veteran and Houlihan's CEO Mike Archer spoke with Restaurant Business on what changes he’s brought in—and still plans to make—that should keep competitors on their toes, from bar revamps to delivery service. There are even a few lessons from Houlihan’s that others pushing to modernize can learn.