Cheesecake Factory sets time frame for buying North Italia

The casual-dining powerhouse has also delayed the launch date of its new fast-casual concept.

Emerging Brands

6 new restaurants that could be ripe for expansion

Here’s a look at some recently opened on-trend restaurants that just might have the legs to gain ground.

See which concepts made Eater’s most recent list of best new restaurants—and why these trendsetters are worth watching.

Here's a look at JAB's acquisitions and restaurant concepts.

Proven restaurant operators are breaking from their traditional mold in order to drive their portfolios forward.

A new ranking packs a number of surprises about where startups are most likely to succeed or fail.

These emerging brands managed to grow sales enough to break into the ranks of the largest chains across the country.

The story behind the flourishing chain began with a mission to support the military, firefighters and police officers.

Restaurant Business offers a sneak peek at this year's Future 50 emerging brands.

Experienced operators try their hand at innovation in this still-blooming sector.