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casual dining

Operations

Topgolf jumps aboard the esports bandwagon

The Dallas-based chain announced a partnership with Super League Gaming to bring events to its locations.

Financing

Are lower profits for casual dining the new normal?

Chili’s lower margins freaked out Wall Street, RB’s The Bottom Line says, but that might be more common in the future.

Overly aggressive unit growth proved to be the company's undoing, says RB's The Bottom Line.

TriArtisan Capital Partners and Paulson & Co. will buy the Asian casual-dining chain from Centerbridge, according to Bloomberg.

Steve Schussler, who had been co-CEO, resigned to focus on his existing restaurants.

Richard Akam will remain as COO of the owner of Dick’s Wings and Tilted Kilt.

The 48-unit polished-casual chain has been on a steady growth path.

Kern will focus on efforts to improve customer service and marketing for the owner of Logan's Roadhouse.

The company plans to close four underperforming locations.

In this week’s episode of RB's podcast, "A Deeper Dive," the prominent franchisee also discusses his recent purchase of 368 Arby’s restaurants.