The role of the research chef

The role of the research and development chef is to provide creative culinary services to the development team.

"Limited" success

Nine steps to a great LTO.

Very few foodservice distributors have the in-house specialized experience necessary to evaluate whether or not to sell their businesses or how to proceed...

SALT LAKE CITY (September 13, 2012)—Nicholas & Company has promoted three Vice Presidents to Executive Vice Presidents. Dave Robbins, Ed Carr and George...

The Habit Restaurants Inc., operator of the 98-unit The Habit Burger Grill fast-casual chain, filed SEC documents this week for its initial, $86.3-million public offering.

After winning a proxy battle, CEO Sardar Biglari cited “idiots” on Wall Street, expressed his frustration that shareholders don’t read his letters and noted that the battle cost the Steak ‘n Shake parent about $2 million.

Just 14 percent think its turnaround efforts are working.

For $780 million in cash, the parent of Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse will add a growth chain with familiar management.

Restaurant dealmaking is at its highest level in 11 years. The transactions record could be shattered if these blockbuster acquisitions, already the subjects of Wall Street speculation, should go down.

This year saw some challenging developments.

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